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Week 47, 2019

Week 47, 2019

It’s about time for another update. We’ve had a lot going on and got a lot accomplished. This update covers  everything in the past two months.  Here’s what we have been working on… Deer/Perimeter Fence An 8 foot tall fence may seem like a really tall fence, but deer can jump really high if they…

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By [email protected], June 27, 2019
Week 38, 2019

Week 38, 2019

A lot has been going on since our last update. We are starting to see the results of some of our work and adding more projects to the list. It is still slow going, we are focusing on building the infrastructure that we will need later. High Tunnel This project by far was the longest…

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By [email protected], April 24, 2019
Project: Wood Burning Fireplace Insert

Project: Wood Burning Fireplace Insert

Our home has an interesting story, it burned, it literally caught fire and burned. In a set of really unfortunate circumstances a realtor and contractor renovated our home 2 years before we came along. Our house was built in the 50’s and still had the original oil furnace in it when a realtor and contractor…

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By [email protected], December 13, 2018
Week 14, 2018

Week 14, 2018

This is the first of our periodic updates for The Piedmont Homestead. We’ll go over the progress we’ve made and the steps we take to get closer to our goal of growing food in such abundance we can support others around us. We have a lot of ideas, some of which are written out in…

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By [email protected], November 6, 2018
Complete DIY Off-Grid Solar Irrigation System

Complete DIY Off-Grid Solar Irrigation System

Solar Irrigation System Overview Having a solar irrigation system was something of a novelty to us, until we got tired of hand watering our garden. You may have come here by way of our rain barrel project post, but if not feel free to check that out here. We used to water our gardens by…

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By [email protected], September 7, 2018

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