Monthly Archives: March 2012

Q and A: Squash bugs and antibiotics

Squash bugs and cucumber beetles We had such a hard time with squash bugs and cucumber beetles last year that we thought about lightweight fabric...

Q and A: Spindly seedlings and dehydrating onion blades

Spindly seedlings Could you please take a photo each week or so of how your seedlings look in the house? Mine start out fine, but...

Q and A: Plugging along and storing canned foods

Plugging along Speaking about "We were a "little" upset to hear that Obama declared Peacetime Martial Law, but life on the homestead goes on. Wow,...

Spring is sort of coming and going

One day it's 65 degrees, and the next it's snowing! But that's springtime in northern Minnesota. On the warm days, Will's been removing the...

Q and A: Canning green beans, refried beans, and marinated pork...

Canning green beans Is it ok to pressure can green beans with a beef bouillon base and slices of bacon. It would be so much...