Container Gardening

It has never been more important for you to grow at least some of your own healthy food. The good news is anyone can do it no matter where they live. One great way is to garden using containers. On today’s podcast episode I discuss the pros and cons of container vegetable gardening

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Recommended Item Of The Week: Weston Cabbage Shredder

You can only truly appreciate a kitchen utensil like this if you’ve ever made sauerkraut by chopping up cabbage with a knife. The Weston Cabbage Shredder is AWESOME!

Sturdy wood construction
Three super sharp, stainless steel blades
Shreds are approximately 7 mm strips
Disassembles for easy clean-up
Fitted handle for easy grip

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Expanding Your Home Outdoors

As many of you are doubtlessly aware, homesteading requires creativity and ingenuity. Many folks live sustainably on a small acreage of land. My husband and I find that as the weather warms, our time outdoors increases. Here, on our small homestead nestled in the mountains of Vermont, we have discovered opportunities to expand our living spaces by creating private areas outdoors as well as creatively using outbuildings. .

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Weekly Web Roundup 8-24-17

The weekly post where I share with you homestead relevant items from all around the web that have caught my eye in the last week. Kick back and enjoy this smorgasbord of internet variety.

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Seed Saving for Self Sufficiency

A big step toward self sufficiency is knowing how to collect and store seeds from your garden. On today’s podcast episode I discuss all the basics of seed saving and all the reasons you may want to start doing it.

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