Category: homestead

Welcome chickens

After waiting for what seemed like a very long time, and a whole lot of preparation, the day finally came that we added these lovely ladies to our homestead! Neighbors from all over the mountain came, ready to help us get the coop off… Continue Reading “Welcome chickens”

My Top 10 Garden Gear Must Haves

1.A good sun hat is a must. I picked this one up on Amazon for under $25! Not only is it super cute and lightweight, but it’s adjustable as well. Being out under those UV rays for hours at a time, it’s a good… Continue Reading “My Top 10 Garden Gear Must Haves”

Greenhouse To Garden Beds

Living in the Idaho Panhandle and trying to garden is a learning curve. The Idaho Panhandle—locally known as North Idaho—is a region in the U.S. state of Idaho encompassing the state’s 10 northernmost counties: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, and Shoshone (though the southern part of the region is sometimes referred to as North Central Idaho). The Panhandle… Continue Reading “Greenhouse To Garden Beds”

The Way Of The Potato

It’s potato planting day on the Hart Homestead, and I learned a lot about planting this vegetable. As I posted my potato planting images on Instagram, I was shocked to see how many people reached out to ask for tips – so here I… Continue Reading “The Way Of The Potato”

A Month On The Homestead

We are a month in on this wild, beautiful journey we call homesteading. And I have to say, it couldn’t be much better. There is something about being this close to nature, about working hard and seeing the results of your labor at the… Continue Reading “A Month On The Homestead”

Welcome to Homesteading With H{e}art

Well hello there. I’m Amy. Who am I? Good question. I’m just a mom who wanted something different for her kids. Something simpler, self-sufficient, richer, slower and more meaningful. Something more along the lines of the way I was raised in the country on… Continue Reading “Welcome to Homesteading With H{e}art”