Urban Basics

Getting back to basics in an urban setting

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836834859811Here are some pictures of whats growing in our garden. I just planted some sunflower seeds which have just germinated. I plan to save the sunflower heads after they are done flowering to give to the chickens in the winter. They love sunflower seeds! Next, we have apple trees in pots. I hope to one day own our own piece of land so that I can plant these trees in the ground. The next picture is of my wonderful husband Chris building me a potting bench with storage. The last picture is my lettuce growing. Doesn’t it look nice? I am one content mama!

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Author: stephdt3

My 3 children and I live on 14 acres in Savannah Ga. I have worked hard at turning the property into a thriving, self sufficient homestead. It has been a learning experience and a lot of hard work but its so worth it. I don't understand how our country became so consumer driven. We have lost so much of our production way of life. It is my goal to get back to basics any way that I can. My three children used be so hooked on TV, video games, computers, iphones and ipads. And while they still like those things, they now spend just as much time outside as they do inside. I hope by learning to raise chickens and rabbits, growing gardens, raising goats and riding horses and spending more time outdoors in general, my children will learn to love and appreciate a simpler way of life. I knew nothing about homesteading when I started this journey but I have learned so much and love every minute of it.

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