When Moving to Start a Homestead

If you are relocating to start a homestead, here are a few things to consider. Are you moving do to a survival mindset?  If so then population will be a consideration and the closeness to a bigger city. If you are still going to be working, how far are you willing to drive for work? […]

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Vegetable Garden Calendar

Below is a graphical representation of the growing year in Northwest Arkansas.  It is amazing to see that Spinach can be harvested almost all year round.  And its such a versatile crop.  You can have it as a salad or cook it with pasta, add it to eggs or just saute it with your favorite […]

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Vegetable Growing Season

The Fayetteville AR area has about 197 frost-free days. The last Frost date is around April 10th and first frost date is around October 24th. Arkansas hardiness zones are from 6-8 and you can actually have a spring and fall garden. Some Spring vegetables include Asparagus, beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Canteloupe, Carrots, Cauliflower, […]

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