We’re going on one year in the homestead. The first summer was spent revamping the interior so that we could live our daily lives. This year’s focus has been the yard. Our philosophy is that we know we’ll be in this homestead for a while, so we should take the time to plant beneficial plants now and reap their benefits for years to come!
The yard had no landscaping to speak of when we bought the homestead, so it has been pretty much a blank slate with which to work. We are thoroughly enjoying fixing it up! We have planted a cherry tree, blackberry canes, and several berry bushes. We also planted the perennials rhubarb and asparagus. Continue reading