Summer Preparations For The Homestead

Living in the Midwest it’s easy to remember to get things ready around the homestead for winter but prepping things for the summer is something we may not put much thought into but can be just as important. Here are a few links that may help us get started with a few ideas and to […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Don’t Throw Out That Turkey Carcass, Make Broth!

. This is the broth I made after our Thanksgiving dinner and it tastes great! I first really heard about the health benefits of homemade broth a few years ago after being diagnosed with colon cancer. It has been discovered that your health is in large part dependent on the health of your intestinal tract. […]

Continue reading

What Lights Should I Use For My Indoor Garden?

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/7168620/indoor_garden_lighting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday is Day 16 of our 30 days of homesteading Q&A on the podcast where I have reached out to some of the best bloggers and podcasters in the homesteading space to answer your questions about homesteading. Each episode will feature one question […]

Continue reading

Where To Get Free Stuff For The Garden

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/7153684/where_to_get_free_stuff_for_the_garden_like_mulch_compost_or_soil.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday is Day 15 of our 30 days of homesteading Q&A on the podcast where I have reached out to some of the best bloggers and podcasters in the homesteading space to answer your questions about homesteading. Each episode will feature one question and answer […]

Continue reading

Realistic Prepping: What To Be Prepared For

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/7137717/realistic_prepping_what_to_be_prepared_for.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday is Day 14 of our 30 days of homesteading Q&A on the podcast where I have reached out to some of the best bloggers and podcasters in the homesteading space to answer your questions about homesteading. Each episode will feature one question and answer […]

Continue reading

3 Best “Building A Greenhouse Step By Step” Videos

I’ve been searching YouTube high and low for the best greenhouse building videos for some ideas on how I want to build mine. I think these three videos present the best possibilities for fairly inexpensive but sufficient DIY Greenhouses. . This video from TedsDixieSheds shows in detail how to build a very nice greenhouse that […]

Continue reading

Q & A – What Do You Use For A Safe Organic Weed Killer?

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/6338465/q_a_what_do_you_use_for_a_safe_organic_weed_killer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday’s question comes from Randy. He asks “What are you using for weed and grass killer since you don’t use any harmful chemicals in your yard?” Great question. . First I would like the explain why I don’t use products like Roundup or […]

Continue reading

Using Pallets To Make Raised Garden Beds

Growing a garden in raised beds has many benefits (read more about that here) but can sometimes be a little costly depending on what you build them out of. I’m all about being frugal and using what I have or what I can get cheap or free for my homestead projects, and pallets seem to […]

Continue reading

Grafting: The Best Way To Grow A Homestead Orchard

Having an orchard on your property is an amazing thing, but it can be an expensive pursuit. Buying saplings to plant can be costly but if you have a little time and patience then there may be a better way to build that orchard of your dreams. Why not give grafting a try.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger... Continue reading