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We Think, We Can

Back when we first purchased the Ballard Homestead, 10 short months ago, we had dreams of gardening, preserving our own food and living off the land. Those dreams led to investing in a used pressure canner and canning supplies. Then we read books and listened to podcasts about gardening, canning and preserving food. Finally, we…

Family Gardening General

Road Trip

After returning from Oklahoma there were a few events, appointments and tasks on our calendar. Not the least of these, was preserving some of our garden harvest. It was time to make pickles and relish and more pickles. The garden did not take a vacation. It was working overtime while we were away in Oklahoma.…