Dandelion Lemonade

Dandelion is known to be high in Vitamin C and Antioxidants and my favorite form of weed control is to just consume these tasty and healthy plants. Here is one of my favorite dandelion recipes for a nice spring time drink. Enjoy!    

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Making Raised Garden Beds Using Natural Materials

In this post I thought I would share with you a few ideas from videos and pictures I found from around the web about how to build raised vegetable garden beds using natural materials such as the soil itself, rocks and logs. This can be a great way to build raised beds if you’re on a budget or just wanting to incorporate a more natural looking design into your property, these designs fit especially well into a permaculture design.

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Building A Berry Abundant Homestead

When it comes to growing an abundance of bush fruits on your homestead, or as I like to call it “building your own nature’s candy factory” there are a few things to consider like,what to grow, how much to grow, where to grow them, and how to maintain them. Even after taking all these things into consideration it is my opinion that growing berries on your homestead is one of the most beneficial uses of your time, space and energy when it comes to growing your own food.

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Pain Can Change Your Plans

One of my favorite quotes of all time is from boxing champ Mike Tyson, when he was being questioned about his thoughts on his opponents plans about how he was going to fight him, Tyson said “Everybody has a plan until they get hit in the mouth.” Today I start my vacation from “the job” […]

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Christmas Art, Christmas Crafts and Re-Reading Great Books

Christmas Art Tis the year my wife (Mary) became artistic. It was never her thing before but for some reason this year she found out she loves to paint pictures. Last night she painted a Charlie Brown Christmas Tree and it came out really good. I’m guessing our house will be filled with all kinds […]

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Raising Rabbits: Colony or Cages?

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/7361075/raising_rabbits_colony_or_cages.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday is Day 20 of our 30 days of homesteading Q&A on the podcast where we are answering your questions about homesteading by featuring one question per episode and providing an in depth answer for 30 episodes. Today’s question is “I’m going to start raising […]

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