You can grow Arctic Frost Satsuma in Texas

You Can Grow Citrus in Texas! For years, I’ve dreamed about growing citrus on my East Texas homestead. It’s true that you can do fancy things with micro climates and what not. If fact, there’s no doubt that with the permaculture toolkit that I’ve acquired, I could probably grow an orange or two. But how much […]

Emergency DIY Home Battery Backup

How do you cope with the power going out? While rearing two young boys with life threatening allergies, the smallest things can become big problems. Let’s take losing power due to a summer thunderstorm for example. Here’s a quick story about my oldest son (let’s call him Buddy) and how our DIY home battery backup system kept him safe. He’s two-years-old, […]