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
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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
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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
Urban Homesteaders are constantly looking for ways to make money from their small town farming efforts, well if rabbits are part of your homestead then here is a way.Continue reading
I recently had to put some thought as to how i was going to heat my garage this winter so i could work on the many homestead projects I’ve got going on. In the past i used a kerosene salamander heater but i sold it this last summer because it wasn’t an ideal heat, to […]Continue reading
This is a picture of how our cucumbers looked just a short time ago and the video below shows them now. Just halfway through the growing season and the cucumbers are doing great! This is what you can do with a small raised bed and only four plants. Who says you can’t grow your own […]Continue reading