A Homesteading Dream

Only 4 years ago we were living on a main road in suburbia, dreaming of living in the country. We desperately wanted space for our children to run around outside, to build cubby houses and climb trees. It had been many many years in the making but in September 2016 we finally made the move! It has been a very slow process 'growing into' our new home in more ways than one.

We were keen to build a veggie garden and I remember the excitement as we finished our first bed, made from upcycled doors found on the kerbside and a scarecrow that the kids had fun making. We continued to add to it with more beds, old tyres and other upcycled items. Sadly we didn't have much luck growing anything. It was a frustrating time, planting and