The Good, Bad and Ugly About Growing Bamboo

The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 94 – June 25, 2018 – The Good, Bad and Ugly About Growing Bamboo.

I Discuss:

The benefits of bamboo. Construction material, privacy screens, culinary, medicinal.
The problems with growing bamboo.
Different types of bamboo. Over 1500 varieties. Running and Clumping.
Who might want to grow it. Those who have space and a purpose.
Who definitely wants to avoid growing it.

Battling The Blight: Prevention and Treatment + Members Only Live Chat

Something most homesteaders will have to face sometime and maybe even have to be in constant battle with is blight. It wreaks havoc on our tomato and potato plants and causes us huge losses in harvest. In this live chat I will discuss a few preventive methods as well as some treatments.

Building A Garden Wash Station

For quite some time I had contemplated building something I could use to clean off my vegetables before I brought them in the house and I finally got around to it. There are several reasons for having a garden wash station as I will discuss below but first I will tell you that we enjoy it more than we thought we would. The garden wash station is a welcomed addition to the homestead and if you don’t have one you should consider building one soon.

Laying Down A Strong Foundation For A New Homestead

The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 93 – June 20, 2018 – Laying Down A Strong Foundation For A New Homestead.
I discuss:
Evaluation of your new homestead
Education through reputable sources.
Emulating great examples of those who are doing what you want to do.
Establish the right infrastructure for your homestead.
Evolve gradually, because you won’t get everything right the first time.
Enjoy the journey as much as the destination.

Recommended Item Of The Week: Redmon Green Culture 65-Gallon Compost Bin

Do You Want A Great Garden? It all starts with great soil and to build healthy soil you will need to occasionally amend your soil with things like compost.

The Redmon Green Culture 65 Gallon Compost Bin makes it easy and convenient to convert your food and lawn waste into nutrient-rich compost.