A Modern Homesteader

Author Archive: Diana Jo

Grafting Lessons

Today, I learned how to bench graft in my course at Edmonds Community College.  I grafted 5 trees, 3 apple (2 Rubinette & one Enterprise  and 2 cherries, Bing & Rainier). One of the Rubinette will be staying at school and…
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Broody Hen

I have a silver laced wyandotte who over the last couple days has been reluctant to leave the coop. She is making an unusual higher pitch chirp when I peek in on her. Fairly fluffed up. She doesn’t appear to…
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Starts are going…

Today, I got a start on my veggie starts. I started peppers, broccoli and eggplant… now onto starting some lettuces. Essentially, I’m tapping into my seed stock from last year because I haven’t gotten my seed order for this year…
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