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 […]