6 Ways to Make Your Homestead Feel Like Spring


Kacey BradleySpring is a lovely time of year when the flowers begin to bloom, the birds start to chirp and the warm sun is shining. Now is the perfect time to start making some simple touches that will bring spring to your own homestead.


1. Decorate with Flowers

If you’re a seasoned homesteader, you might already have various flowers growing in your yard which are great for decorating. But you can just as easily decorate with fresh flowers that are store-bought. There are plenty of ways you can incorporate flowers into your decor.

Get a vase and use fragrant flowers to liven up a hallway or kitchen. Or greet guests with a bright floral wreath, bringing a touch of spring to the outside of your home. The types of fresh cut flowers which last longest include peonies, alliums, calla lilies and dahlias.

2. Grow Fresh Herbs

Spring is the best time to grow fresh herbs. When shopping for seeds, pick out herbs you’re most likely to use when cooking, like basil, thyme, mint and oregano. You can even grow catnip for any furry farm friends.

Choose a small sunny patch outside which is easy to walk to. Or place some pots in a sun-filled windowsill. Before you know it, you’ll have fresh herbs you can use to spice up dinner. As a bonus, your plants will fill your room with fragrant, tasty aromas that will remind you of your favorite meals.

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