Gardening, Harvest, & Canning

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Crops

Large Scale Monoculture
Monoculture Farming

We often discard God’s commands as “no longer relevant in modern society” but I have the mindset that, “God is smarter than we are!” and maybe,  just maybe, He knew to keep a happy healthy earth full of minerals and vitamins that transfer to our veggies and in return it helps keep us happy and healthy, then we needed to let it lay at rest every seven years for a whole year so that the nutrients would have a chance to return to the soil. (READ MORE)


Beneficial Insects

Wasp
Wasps on Trial

I want to talk about one of the most “notorious pests” around, feared by many, deadly to some, with hundreds of dollars spent to find ways to kill them… wasps! These amazing creatures have long gotten a “bad rap.“ Most people are highly afraid of this insect. People become judge, jury, & executioner in one fatal swat. However, aren’t we suppose to have a chance to face our accuser and a chance to plead our case? Sadly, wasps cannot tell their side of the story, nor can they express their purpose for “being“, so allow me. (READ MORE)

Honey Bee
Honey Bee Rescue

My 13 year old daughter (being silly as always) decided to rub wisteria on herself to “smell pretty” (all natural perfume idea!) She ended up getting a honey bee on her shoulder during the process! In a panic she swatted it off, stunning the poor thing just enough to make it loopy and unable to fly! (READ MORE)


Food Preserving


Tomato Harvest
Homemade Tomato Sauce… Is it worth it??

Blackberry Jelly

Blackberry Jelly

Habanera Gold

Habanera Gold

 

 

 

 

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