Woodland Wildflowers Update Pink Lady’s Slippers These are my favorites of the whole year! The Pink Lady’s Slippers are out in full glory now! We took a walk yesterday afternoon, and I had to practically force the boys to go find seven Pink Lady’s Slippers and one particular native Flame Azalea before they could finish….Read more
We grew mushrooms for our first time, and it was fun!!
Curious about growing your own 🍄 at home? Find out how easy it is from a kit, then see if you’ve caught the fungus bug too!
We built a greenhouse on our homestead! Find out my top seven reasons why I love it for homeschool and family!Read more
Foraging Wild Edibles in the Early Spring I took a morning hike up to the ridge top today. I spent some time sitting and listening to and observing Nature. I got hungry! So I started looking around to see what I could find to eat up there! Breakfast on the ridge! I could find wild…Read more
The Trailing Arbutus of Ridge Haven Trailing Arbutus at Ridge Haven Homestead Trailing Arbutus–my second favorite Spring Wildflower! My first encounter with the Trailing Arbutus happened in April, 2018. Our family visited some friends for lunch, and the hostess provided each child with a list and a camera, along with the instructions to “Go find…Read more
Biology 101 & The 101 Series. Science for High Schoolers Does your High School struggle with Loving Science? All parents want their children to love learning! And there are certain courses that are required for high school graduation, among them higher level sciences, like Biology, Chemistry, and sometimes, Physics. But what do you do when…Read more
Are there any Lady’s Slippers out there on our ridge? Let’s take a look!Read more