Temporary Indoor Gardening

The Basil, chili pepper, pumpkin, chives and parsley I started at the end of December are doing phenomenally well under the 3 grow lights I have. Some of the plants germinated in half the time the packets claimed. That little fact makes me feel very good about the future¬†outlook of my garden. It is extremely…

Winter Fest fun

Winter Fest is a Lake Chelan tradition this time of year. The main town roads are shut down and booths are set up to entertain the tourists from afar. Artisans come with chain saws and craft beautiful ice sculptures. This festival includes all members of the family in the fun with a slide made of…

Planting Daffodils during Winter

Check out my very first Video Tutorial for Homesteading with a View on how to plant daffodils in the middle of winter. Ideally you should plant daffodils in the fall just before your first frost in your area. Unfortunately, I only just purchased my bulbs so I did not have the luxury of getting them…

Who says winter can’t be productive for the garden?

Here I am, teaching myself how to use a table saw all in the name of food. Gotta love some good old fashion power tools. I would consider this a very productive day; and proud to say this lady ended it with all ten fingers.¬†Hallelujah! I’ve been enamored with my garden as of late. Planning…

Even closer to move in ready!

Happy New Year! The house is really starting to take shape. The bathroom sheet rock has been installed as well as the bedroom and closet. The next step is to wait on the propane line so that the house can be consistently heated to allow for the taping and mudding process. A little hick up…