Introduction If you’re new to gardening and are interested in...Read More
Garden & Homesteading Articles
Regardless of whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener, I hope my articles will provide you with something of value. I cover topics ranging from the basics of gardening to more advanced topics such as soil microbiomes. It is my mission to share my expert knowledge so that you too can become a garden expert in your own backyard!
20 Medicinal Plants and Their Incredible Healing Properties
Nature has always been our greatest healer, providing us with...Read More
Garden Pests: The 7 Most Common and How to Rid of Them Naturally
Garden pests are an all-too-common problem that can quickly ruin...Read More
Companion Planting: Vegetable Gardens Love Friends!
Companion planting can increase crop yield and overall health. Not...Read More
Shade Gardening 101: Basic Techniques for Success
Shade gardening can be as successful and beautiful as full-sun...Read More
Shade-Loving Plants: Top 30 Plants To Use in Zones 3 to 9
Shade-loving plants often get the short end of the stick...Read More
Greetings & Welcome!
If you’re looking to turn your backyard into a bountiful garden or become more self-reliant, look no further than Your Homestead Gardener, Ms. Melissa Palamar. With her years of professional experience and a degree in Environmental Studies, she’s the ultimate authority on all things gardening, homesteading, and self-reliance. And with her courses and consultations, anyone can learn how to grow their own food – even if they have limited space or resources!
Whether you’re interested in starting a small herb garden or taking on the challenges of full-scale homesteading, Melissa has the knowledge and expertise to help you succeed.
Explore Some Delicious Recipes!
In addition to providing simple, quick, and healthy recipes, I also provide recipes sourced mainly from your garden or homestead. There is no greater satisfaction than being able to feed your family the food you grew or raised yourself.
BBQ Sauce: Sweet ‘n Spicy Smokey Deliciousness
Homemade BBQ sauce is the ultimate game-changer. It’s a fiery...Read More
Ketchup: A Homemade, Healthier, and Tastier Version
Ketchup lovers, rejoice! Forget the store-bought stuff – it’s time...Read More
Mustard Recipe: Homemade, Spicy, and Delicious
Prepare your taste buds for a flavor explosion with this...Read More
Mayonnaise: The Most AMAZING Homemade Mayo Recipe Ever
Are you tired of bland store-bought mayo? Look no further!...Read More
Garlic Dip: The BEST Homemade Dip EVER!
Garlic Dip is yummy, and if you love garlic, you...Read More