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Recommended Item Of The Week: LaMotte Garden Soil Test Kit

~~Thank You For Sharing~~ShareTweetPinterestRedditMail This Is The Best Do It Yourself Garden Soil Test I’ve Found! The LaMotte Garden Soil Test Kit. I have tried a few home soil testers over the years to try and figure out my soil condition and what it needs for the best production and ...
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How To Plant Trees On Your Homestead

~~Thank You For Sharing~~ShareTweetPinterestRedditMail One of the greatest assets to any homestead are the productive trees growing on your property. In this article I will cover some tips for planting them on your homestead which should give you the best results for having healthy and productive trees. Picking The Right ...
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Recommended Item Of The Week: Kitchen Compost Pail

~~Thank You For Sharing~~ShareTweetPinterestRedditMail If you’re going to grow a great organic vegetable garden you first have to grow good soil and to grow good soil compost is going to play a huge part on your homestead. For a lot of folks some of the most difficult parts of composting ...
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How To Turn Your Home Into A Homestead

~~Thank You For Sharing~~ShareTweetPinterestRedditMail No matter where you live you can homestead! However what you can do on your homestead may be determined or limited by where you live. In this article I will go over how to evaluate your property to determine the possibilities and limitations that will help ...
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Recommended Item Of The Week: Stainless Steel Cast Iron Chainmail Scrubber

~~Thank You For Sharing~~ShareTweetPinterestRedditMail I love using all my cast iron! I remember the days of trying to use a spatula to scrape the crud out of the bottom of my cast iron skillet and trying not to mess up the seasoning on the pan. Then I found out about ...
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Recommended Item Of The Week: Home Canning With Confidence

~~Thank You For Sharing~~ShareTweetPinterestRedditMail The question that I get asked quite often by folks just getting started is “What Homesteading Skills Should I Work On As A New Homesteader?” Of all the things on the list of skills I give them I think learning to can is the one that ...
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How To Prepare A Bug Out Bag

~~Thank You For Sharing~~ShareTweetPinterestRedditMail What is a Bug Out Bag? The Bug Out Bag is also known as the 72 Hour Kit. It is designed to support an individual for a minimum period of 3 days as far as basic comfort, sanitation and consumption needs. Why You Should Have A ...
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Recommended Item Of The Week: Heated Seed Mat

~~Thank You For Sharing~~ShareTweetPinterestRedditMail For the first couple years of growing a garden I didn’t use heated seed mats, I started all of my seeds indoors on the kitchen table (despite my wife’s displeasure with this) in front of a south facing window. It seemed like it would take forever ...
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