Good news is the temperature has eased up some this week, followed with lots of rain. It seems like the rain and storms haven't let up in about a month now, which has held up some plans. There's scattered gaps of no rain though, which lets me hop in the garden to work a few … Continue reading Basil Harvest & Round 1 of Fall Sowing
Salad Time! I finally harvested some of our Black Seeded Simpson Leaf Lettuce yesterday. It's been a little overdue, but better late than never. It's been a crazy, busy Spring to say the least! We have Red Romaine Lettuce growing as well, but I'm trying to let them get slightly bigger so we can make … Continue reading First Leafy Harvest
This year hasn't really gone as planned, BUT it's going a lot better than the last. I'm trying to remember to strive for progress, not perfection. At the end of winter I had so many big plans for the garden, composting, raising poultry and rabbits. Unfortunately, my health took a turn as soon as I … Continue reading Progress in the Garden
Lets start off by saying, we hope everyone had wonderful holidays! Can't believe we're coming up on a brand new year already. Fingers crossed it won't be as chaotic as the last two! Speaking of which - has anyone else been experiencing the strangest weather lately? It's been progressing over the years but I do … Continue reading Gloomy Days & Learning
Hello October! It's our favorite month of the year! We've had thunderstorms this week, so it's been quite gloomy though. We were able to tidy up some things in the garden yesterday, during the few hours of overcast. I've been practicing my knitting skills in the mean time, waiting for the weather to clear up. … Continue reading Fall Garden Tour
Happy Belated Fall Equinox Well, it's been a long week, but Fall's officially here! Some how the temp went from being in the 80-90's, to dropping straight down to 66 degrees yesterday and today. Tonight's even chillier, which has raised our spirits! (Sorry, we just fancy the cold over hot weather lol) The atmosphere of … Continue reading It’s Fall Y’all
The Best Mail To Get! First off, I apologize for not posting in over a week! We rely on our mobile hotspot for internet, and the signal's been funky lately. I'll be posting a garden update soon too, but figured I'd start off by showing you some beauties we got from Baker Creek Seeds! This … Continue reading Baker Creek Seed Haul
Update After The Storms Well, it's officially the first day of September, and surprisingly it feels nice outside (for now). Compared to the scorching, humid, muggy days of summer we have here in Tennessee. It looks like the storms are over with for now, although the wind is still a little crazy at times. Luckily … Continue reading Hello September!
Wrapping Up The Month In our last post, Long Awaited Beginnings, we talked about some things on our list that needed to be done. At the time we were trying to manage around the rain, which was eventually followed up with scorching, sunny days. And now, as I sit here and write this post, we're … Continue reading So Long, August.
Introduction Welcome to Rooting for Sunshine! My husband and I are finally able to transform our dreams to reality. With that being said, I'll be taking you along with us in creating our very own, tiny homestead. I'll document our trials and errors, victories and accomplishments. Any recipes worth sharing will be placed on here … Continue reading Long Awaited Beginnings