Book Review / Gardening / Self Sufficiency

{Book Review} The New Self-Sufficient Gardener

About a month ago Penguin sent me John Seymour’s New Self-Sufficient Gardener to review. I have to admit I was super-excited to receive this book to review. Whenever I have spoken to almost anyone about the ‘art’ of homesteading, and whether they have a book they’d recommend, have pointed me towards John Seymour’s The Self-Sufficient Gardener. I … Continue reading


Raised Garden Beds

Recently Nick came into a little bit of money, and he agreed that I could have some of it to spend on whatever I wanted. “Excellent!” I exclaimed. “That means I can get some raised beds and begin my Backyard Makeover.” “Really?” he said to me, incredulous. “That’s what you’re going to spend your money … Continue reading