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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    ....and so it begins! This will be my 4th year of growing my yard into a little urban homestead. I'm getting started with my planning today by inventorying and organizing my seeds. My base is leftover seeds I ordered from Baker Creek last year. But I also hit clearances and subscribed to...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I've been doing garden threads for the 2 years (links to 2010 and 2011) I've been building my little urban homestead, so I wanted to set up a thread for this year before I forgot :) This year I will be working on improving production by growing a bit more intensively. Hopefully things will be...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    We're trying to install a permaculture system in our 1/2 acre back yard. We have 42 rabbits that we both eat and sell. We have 22 hens and a single rooster. We have 6 raised bed garden areas that are 16x4. We just put up the trellises to grow our vine fruits for jams and wine making next...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I am busy going through my first seed catalog, and thought I'd better get my thread started while it's on my mind. Don't want to forget and start too late like I did last year :( This will be my 3rd year gardening and 2nd year as an urban homesteader. My plans this year: Become a Master...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I've been gone for a while, but look what I was working on :) Before (sorry about the quality, this was actually the realtors pic): After: I'm pretty happy with what I've done with my little space with just one springs work. You can't see everything, but every square inch I could find is...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Just thought I'd start a thread to put my garden updates. I know that I always love to see what other people are doing in their gardens. First is a picture of the first layer of my tire potatoes. I am growing 3 varieties in six tires. Two each of Russett, Red and White potatoes. Next is a...
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