In Which we Started Vlogging

Along with all the other homestead happenings of spring, we started a vlog. Wild Hope Homestead is now a YouTube channel! This has been something on my heart to do for a couple of years. I put it on the goals list this year to spurn myself on. There’s no perfect time to start big … More In Which we Started Vlogging

The Long Winter & The Hope of Spring (Plus Mr Fattypants), Part 1

It’s hard to believe that spring is here! This post got long so I’ve split it into two. Summer seed-starting and chick hatching got under way in the last month or two of winter. It was a very wet and mild winter and we were grateful whenever we got to see the sun. Early spring … More The Long Winter & The Hope of Spring (Plus Mr Fattypants), Part 1

Harvesting, Crop Woes & The Importance of The Weather

Autumn is here, although the temperatures seem to have only just been notified. We were still getting 28-30degC (82-86F) highs and warm nights that only cooled down in the final couple of hours of the morning. Today things have cooled off a little, with some good cloud, so that is very nice. We finally had … More Harvesting, Crop Woes & The Importance of The Weather