Hello from the greening HillTop! Spring is here! Although it is a typical Western Pennsylvania spring, one day we have seventy degree weather and the next we have snow. The great outdoors cannot seem to decide what it wants to do. Spring is underway based off the garlic growing my raised beds, not to mention … Continue reading Ready to Spring Into Action
Hello from the Hilltop! These two past years have been some of the most unexpected years with the global pandemic. In the beginning, the unknown was so scary that it changed how many people handled normal life. People looked for ways to deal with childcare, schooling, work and managing a new way of doing simple … Continue reading Post Pandemic Homestead Changes
Greetings from the HillTop! Since the beginning of 2022, one of the major headlines is how bad inflation is getting. Now with the conflict breaking out between Russia and Ukraine, it seems to be getting worse. However, if you are your household grocery shopper, you were already seeing and feeling it for months. Grocery store … Continue reading 8 Food Cuts During Climbing Costs
Have you been wanting to start a garden? Did you have a garden before, but felt overwhelmed? Check out our latest blog on gardening questions to help you narrow down what you need.
Hello from the cold tundra that is our HillTop! This is one of those winters that is a blessing and a curse. Western Pennsylvania is known for snow this time of year, but this year the Farmer's Almanac has our area on a light snow in combination for a winter style slush-rain mix. Frozen egg … Continue reading Winter Planning