Sprouted Flour Packed with Nutrition

I wrote an article a few days ago on a 4 ingredient flat bread.  This included "sprouted wheat flour".  This was the first time I had heard of it and it turns out that sprouted grain packs a nutritional punch.  Then I wrote about growing fodder over the winter for your chickens and the benefits of... Continue Reading →

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Benefits of Microgreens

Microgreens are vegetables and herbs that are harvested between 1 to 3 weeks.  They are the same plants but they are said to have more nutrients that the fully grown vegetable.  Microgreens have a high antioxidant content making it food that prevents diseases and promotes health.  Studies have shown that there are high levels of... Continue Reading →

Recipe – 4 Ingredient Flat Bread

Making bread can be intimidating when you have never done it before.  However, when looking at the ingredients of store bought bread, even if it's from the bakery, it can make anyone begin to think that they need to start making their own bread. Just look at the ingredient list from the bakery bread below. ... Continue Reading →

GMO Seeds – A Case for Homesteading

GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) seem to be everywhere these days and increasing. They are hidden in foods you wouldn't have even thought of. GMO seeds are not available for purchase at your typical home goods stores. They are available only for commercial farmers at this time. For those of us who are really concerned about... Continue Reading →

What are Cover Crops?

Cover Crops are used to prevent soil erosion, improve soil structure, organic matter, suppress weeds and pests.  They can also be used as forage for livestock.  Cover crops cover the soil so that it is protected over the winter. There are 4 types of cover crops: Grasses (Rye, Wheat, Barely, Oats) - Adds organic matter... Continue Reading →

Finding Tomato Hornworms In the Dark

The Tomato Hornworm feeds on more than just tomato plants.  They are also attracted to Potatoes, Eggplants and Peppers.  They are hard to find during the day because their green color blends with the leaves the plants.  If you find dark green dropping on leaves then you might find the worms underneath them. If you... Continue Reading →

Organic Pest Control Tips

Below are some organic ways you can keep pests away from your garden. Neem Oil - This can be diluted in water and sprayed on plants infested with aphids.  It can also repel cabbage worms, beetles, and caterpillars.  It can also help with the spread of many types of fungus.  Please keep in mind that... Continue Reading →

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