When many people think of homesteading they think about a cabin in the middle of a big woods completely off the grid, living off the land and this certainly can be homesteading at its finest. However these days homesteading has taken on a deeper and somewhat more inclusive meaning, it is characterized by a lifestyle of self-sufficiency and sustainability but this comes in many forms and can look different from household to household.Continue reading
A greenhouse is something every homesteader should strive for, but good ones aren’t cheap and don’t always fit into the budget. What if you could build your own and not break the bank doing it. Well check out these great DIY greenhouse projects.Continue reading
Here are a few great deals for the homestead I found this week around the web.Continue reading
Now is the time to start planning your garden, what your going to grow, how much your going to grow, where your going to grow it and etc. One thing you should be considering is how do I plant a garden that is most resistant towards destructive garden insects.Continue reading
Freebies From Around The Web For The Homestead
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Do you enjoy reading good books to your kids? How about books that instill values you would like your children to have and do it through stories from a homestead?
You know books like “The Little House on the Prairie” series.Continue reading
The average roof collects over 600 gallons of water for every inch of rainfall so why not harvest that water and make use of it. If you live in an area that uses city water this is a much healthier source of water for your garden and much more efficient than paying high water bills in dry times. Rain water catchment systems don’t have to be complicated and depending on the size they don’t have to be expensive either. Here are just a few ideas for your very own diy rain water catchment system.Continue reading
I Wanna Be A Homesteader! I want to be more self sufficient, more sustained by my skills, my land and my efforts. How do I begin my homesteading journey?Continue reading
This Weeks Free Stuff For The Homestead
Free deals from Amazon and Organic Gardening Magazine.
Modern Homesteading combines the best of both worlds. We utilize the useful and quite frankly better skills of the past with the best of modern advancements. Here are a few tools that help us merge those two worlds. . 1. The Food Gardening Guide This app combines expert advice from the Crop at a Glance and the […]Continue reading
Winter time is a great time to start planning and preparing to build or expand your raised bed garden. Here are 5 great ways to build raised beds and 1 way to avoid.Continue reading