Spring is nearly here. That means its time to get gardening in earnest! I have written tons of posts and … Continue reading Vegetable and Spice Garden Time!
Who needs sleep when you’ve got baby goats to distract you from your slumberless stupor? (Warning – This post has … Continue reading Life with Goats
Sorry for disappearing for awhile. To be honest, after the events at the Capitol on January 6, I got lost … Continue reading Unsettling Times
Hi all! Today was the big day! Copies of Grow Your Own Spices started showing up at homes everywhere. Some … Continue reading Grow Your Own Spices Arrives – at Homes Everywhere!
Each morning I walk our dogs through the semi-wild parts of our wooded property. There I encounter various trees, shrubs, … Continue reading Simplestead Guide to Pruning Plants
Lately, I’ve had several people tell me that they don’t think they can grow spices where they live. I happen … Continue reading Spice Gardening for Indoor Landscapes, Greenhouses, and Outdoor Gardens
Happy holidays everyone! I know 2020 has been a tough year for so many people. I don’t want to diminish … Continue reading The Quiet Christmas
Hi all! First, I have some not-so-good news to share. We had to push back the release of Grow Your … Continue reading An Inside Look at Grow Your Own Spices and the Secrets of the Publishing Process, Plus Personal IOUs for the Holidays!
Hi All! With my new book, Grow Your Own Spices, coming out soon (and already available for pre-order from many … Continue reading Free Course on Growing Spices
I think food dishes taste better — and nourish more than our bodies — when they are steeped in long-standing … Continue reading Fermented Food Fight Over Kimchi
I’d like to start this post by wishing a Happy 70th (day) Birthday to the gorgeous stars of the duckling … Continue reading Raising Ducklings – Week 3 (with video)
Saffron is one of the most exotic seeming and expensive spices in the world. Yet I grow an abundant perennial … Continue reading Growing, Harvesting, and Curing Saffron at Home (with Video)
You know that expression “good fences make good neighbors”? Well, I always thought of that turn of phrase as negative. … Continue reading Decorative and Useful Garden Fencing
Hi Everyone! I’d like to share a link to The House and Homestead. This is a blog and educational site … Continue reading The House and Homestead