Tag Archives: Gardening

Invisible Helpers

Invisible helpers are everywhere in the soil, air, and water. We actually depend on healthy microbes for our very existence. When you build a natural system for composting raw materials into nutrients for growing food, you have given life back to the garden’s environment by adding living top soil, which ideally should be full of beneficial fungus, bacteria, and other decomposers. These Invisible warriors help keep roots protected from harmful invaders, and add probiotics to the food you grow.

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What is it like to Homestead?

Kai: What is it like to homestead? Well, here’s the truth: Homesteading is admittedly not for the faint of heart – not to say that we aren’t in certain areas of this lifestyle, but I think it’s important to come clean about it. It can be a lot of work, requiring spur of the moment changes, working in the bad weather, learning basic survival skills and much more.

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Homesteading is more than you think

Kai: When one hears the term “homesteading”, they might think of farm animals and rows of crops. But it is much more than just growing food and raising livestock. Homesteading includes everything that comes with it. We’ve met some homesteaders that could be considered serious business men, but also talented craftsmen.

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Gulf Coast Homesteaders Meet-Up 2022

On Oct 28 & 29th, the 2nd annual Gulf Coast Homesteaders Meet-Up event took place in Milton Florida. Hosted by Hidden Oaks Homestead and Dusty Goat Homestead. A fantastic event that is surely to grow in the next few years! It was great to come out and get in touch with like-minded individuals and community! Hope to see you all next year!