Build a Secure Greenhouse Foundation That Preserves Your Growing Space

Build a Secure Greenhouse Foundation That Preserves Your Growing Space

In 2015, my family and I decided to build a large hobby greenhouse to expand our gardening options and growing season. We thought that the aluminum frame would be rigid enough that our greenhouse foundation could be a simple heavy wooden frame on the ground. (Most greenhouse kits recommend a concrete slab foundation, or railroad…

Common Sense Homestead Open House – October 2, 2021 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Common Sense Homestead Open House – October 2, 2021 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

We’ll be hosting our next annual Common Sense Homestead Open House on Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until 4 p.m. . Our family will be giving tours of the home and grounds during this time. You’re welcome to take a quick look or stay for a longer visit during the open house hours….

Protecting Plants from Frost – 12 Ways to Beat the Cold Weather

Protecting Plants from Frost – 12 Ways to Beat the Cold Weather

Protecting plants from frost is easier with good garden planning. In this post, we’ll talk about DIY cold weather protection for your garden in early spring, fall, and winter to protect your plants from frost. Our cold weather protection for your garden, includes cold frames, frost covers, greenhouses, and other products; plus frost protection garden…