Category: Permaculture

Slow Farming for Everyone

Not much going on around the farm right now. We have been building a number of raised beds for a small garden near the farmhouse for some fresh veggies for the family. The aquaponics system is at another location right now and it will provide the greens and herbs for the farmers market. Until we [Continue]

Looking For Homesteading Land

I have been a home vegetable gardener in Georgia for about 18 years now and thoroughly enjoy the time spent in my home vegetable garden. Over the years, my gardens have started out small, grown to almost a half acre, and back down to a more manageable 500 sq. feet. I'm not a professional or educated horticulturalist so if you are looking for a professional blog to read, you will not find it here. If you haven't started a garden yet, stick around to learn from an amateur gardener. From container gardening to raised bed gardening, you will find it all here. Be sure to read our older blog posts for some additional history of my journey. Anyone can be a home vegetable gardener because all you need is dirt and a love for growing vegetables and flowers.

LeAnn and I have been looking for land for our future homesteading life, well, mainly LeAnn.  I’ve been very busy establishing our new blog and working on future blog posts.  I’m not the best writer but I am getting better with each new post.  Now, on to the actual post about looking for homesteading land. [Continue]

Building A Hugelkulture

With any land purchase there will be large amounts of land clearing needed for a home site, driveway, and for a garden.  The Austrians developed a self-fertilized garden method that requires minimum irrigation called a Hugelkulture.  This structure is used in permaculture and will be used extensively in our gardens for soil-building and to use [Continue]