IT HAPPENED OVER 125 YEARS AGO...
It happened over 125 years ago when my pioneering great-great-grandmother, Lillie May Busby, drove her covered wagon across Oklahoma through Texas with her 17 children. Although they were poor, my family knew how to make do with very little. They produced enough food to feed the whole family along their journey through unchartered territory.
Today we carry with us that same pioneering spirit as we push through new boundaries on our modern voyage to rediscover the purpose of self-reliance, independence and sustainability.
All it takes to start on your journey is Ready Nutrition’s Homestead Vegetable Garden-In-A-Can®, some good dirt, a fresh water source, a healthy dose of sunshine and a Little TLC every now and again.
Join our family in the garden!
If the plants in your garden are not getting enough water, then they are also not getting enough nutrients to grow. Underwatering your plant is one of the worst things that can happen to your garden, but there are a few simple ways to tell if this is the case and we’ve got a few suggestions to make sure it never happens again!read more
Bantam sweet corn has been one of the homesteaders’ favorites for over one hundred years! It’s quick to grow, with the ears of corn being ready to harvest and eat in around 82 days. Plus, this delicious treat is packed full of nutrients and children love it! Try growing some bantam corn today!read more
Squash has been a staple in the gardens of many for years. It’s easy to grow, and Butternut Winter Squash grows with a sweet and tender flavor, plus it’s easy to peel for quick effortless meals!read more
Hulless oats are whole oats grown without the exterior hull, which means they require less processing after harvest and can be rolled or ground into flour. They also provide a quick and healthy breakfast. In our ongoing quest to become more self-sustaining, why we’ve put together this “seed to table” growing guide so you can try to grow your own hulless oats.read more
A bite of sweet cantaloupe is a summer treat! The delicious melon is full of vitamin A and antioxidants such as beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and cryptoxanthin. That means it can help with protection against colon, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung, and pancreatic cancers. So why not try growing some of this delicious and popular melon in your garden?read more
There is little more satisfying than getting to watch your newly planted seeds begin to emerge from the dirt. After one week goes by, you will begin to notice your seedlings are getting leggy and barely able to hold themselves up, If that happens, this guide will help you understand what went wrong and how to fix it.read more