Seed Saving for Self Sufficiency

A big step toward self sufficiency is knowing how to collect and store seeds from your garden. On today’s podcast episode I discuss all the basics of seed saving and all the reasons you may want to start doing it.

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Q & A Episode- Seed Starting, Adding Compost To Garden, Self Employed Health Insurance and More

On today’s podcast episode I will be giving my thoughts on some questions from you, the listeners. I will be answering questions today on seed starting, how and when to add finished compost to a garden, I’ll give my thoughts on health insurance for the self employed, tanning rabbit hides, software I use to do my “techy stuff” and what life looks like a little further along in the homesteading journey.

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Recommended Item Of The Week: Portable Greenhouse

Before I built my larger permanent greenhouse this is what I used to get my seeds going a little earlier in the year and give my garden a jumpstart. When you’re not using it for seed starting it also makes a great shelf to set plants on in the summer when you remove the cover.

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New Book, Anniversary and Seeds

. New Book I just purchased two copies of “Modern Homesteading: Rediscovering the American Dream” A Wranglerstar Production, one is for me and the other I will be giving away. I will be sharing the details on how you can win this book in a few days so keep checking in to find out more about […]

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What’s The Difference Between Heirloom, Hybrid and GMO Seeds?

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/7115295/what_s_the_difference_between_heirloom_hybrid_and_gmo_seeds.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday is Day 13 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 […]

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Introducing Children To Gardening

When I was a child I would talk to my grandparents for hours and hear the stories of how they did things “back in their day” and as I think about that it is amazing how much has changed in just a few decades and what impacts me the most is how much is forgotten. […]

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Harvesting Sunflower Seeds

What a great treat any time of the year, a mid-day snack at work, something to munch on when your out for a hike, kickin’ back relaxing by a camp fire, yep I could have a handful of sunflower seeds just about anytime. It’s even a greater satisfaction when you grow, harvest and roast your […]

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