5 Ways To Know If You’re A Homesteader

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.

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5 Cheap Ways To Build A Greenhouse

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.

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Free Stuff for The Homestead 12-28-14

Freebies From Around The Web For The Homestead
Free at time of posting

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.

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DIY Rain Water Catchment Systems

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.

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5 Great Apps You Can Use On The Homestead

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 […]

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5 Ways To Build Raised Garden Beds and 1 Way Not To!

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.

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