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Chickens that Lay Blue Eggs

I love having chickens that lay blue eggs. Collecting a colorful basket of eggs makes homesteading more fulfilling. There aren’t that many chickens breeds that lay blue eggs, but they’re worth adding to your flock. Because we prefer to keep chicken breeds for eggs, it’s a nice benefit that the breeds that lay blue eggs […]

What is a Homestead?

What is a Homestead? If you’re asking this question you’ve likely heard that term around. Maybe you want to homestead, or maybe you want to understand what it all means. Many people envision a homestead with pioneer living or Little House on the Prairie books. Homesteading is a lifestyle choice that changes the dynamic of […]

Grow Bachelor Buttons (Cornflowers)

Bachelor buttons (also called cornflowers) are a magical looking flower They look like fairy dresses These flowers are very easy to grow and are drought tolerant. They’ll bloom most of summer, and even into fall as a come and cut again flower. They make a great addition to your summer blooming cutting flower garden. Bees absolutely […]