This week on the Half-Ass Homestead: February 28-March 6, 2021

Things are continuing to warm up on the Camp Farm. I cannot wait to get out to refresh the gardens!

I’ve spent evenings reading more about mini-farming and continuing to contemplate raised beds vs raised row. I finally opened up the book that started it all: Raised Row Gardening: Incredible Organic Produce with No Tilling and Minimal Weeding I’m still deciding but there were some really great reminders here – like the costs of raised beds and the effort in amending a raised bed vs raised row. Until I have to new spot picked out, I can delay my decision. And speaking of placement! I put in my request with 811 to have them come mark the utilities.

It’s still a little cool to clean up the gardens but it’s nearly prime time to start seeds! I ordered another germination kit so I’ve got two 72 cell trays. I had a few seeds for the flower garden from Floret Farms but Grace and I went a little crazy at Lowe’s Saturday 😬

I mean she kept tossing seed packets in the cart and I was too tired to sift through them much. I figured I’d return what we don’t decide to use.

Also, I’ve added two new books to my ever growing library of homesteading. I can’t wait to crack them open tonight!

In other news, Grace and Ella have adopted a stink bug as a pet… his name is Larry and apparently he likes oatmeal.


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