Lotus Garden Newsletter for Homesteaders. 28th October 2020

Is it just me, or has it been quiet on the homesteading front? Except maybe for the lovely @goldenoakfarm who's had a tough run of late, but helpers have volunteered in this time of crisis for her family. Her quick, regular updates give a real insight into the reality of homestead life.

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Things happening in the community.

Don't forget that October is mental health awareness month. @naturalmedicine now have a @hivebuzz badge that can be earned by shining a light on mental health.


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Also in support of mental health awareness is @ecotrain with this week's question of the week being about shining a light on mental health issues.

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Some highlights of the week

Converting a garden or land to growing food isn't a quick and easy project, especially in a busy life. @wholeself-in is building a food forest in Florida one island at a time, to make the conversion more manageable. This article is packed with ideas.

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On the homestead nothing goes to waste and @sustainablyyours has been preserving the green tomatoes before the cold weather takes them out.

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@plantstoplanks is cooking and this time it's lion's mane mushrooms. However, it's more than just a post about that, it's a discussion on how we cook things that can make or break a love of a certain for and either expand our experiences or reduce them.

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The ever practical @homestead-guru offers 3 summer maintenance tips for the homestead.

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Each week one of our featured authors will be selected to be a 5% beneficiary of The Lotus Garden newsletter. This week @plantstoplanks will receive this award.


Thank you for stopping by. This week's newsletter was brought to you by @minismallholding.


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Thanks for the mention!

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Puppy says you're doing an awesome job keep it up!!!

LOL! Love the photo! It made me smile!

Congratulations everyone phenomenal work and I wish you all the best in your endeavors.