There are three main ways you can improve the soil in a garden bed, You can use organic mulches to cover the bed, work in soil amendments or you can grow cover crops. All of these methods work well and each have their advantages but cover cropping garden beds seems to be the one people consider the least because they know the least about it. So let’s dive in and take a look at this great method for improving your soil.
Why is the best fruit always way up in the tree? Well that’s not a problem if you have the Eversprout Fruit Picker.
On this podcast episode I answer a question from a listener by sharing my thoughts on how to clear underbrush from a piece of land using goats to make it useful for other livestock or anything else he might want to do with it.
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 own.
One of real joys of gardening is growing plants that can be used to make herbal teas. I find that these bags make it super easy to have a quick cup of tea whenever I want one without a lot of hassle. This 300 Piece Empty Drawstring Tea Bag Package can be a useful addition to your homestead.
There is nothing I’ve pursued in homesteading that has brought me more value in the past few years than building community and it wasn’t even on the list of reasons I wanted to homestead in the beginning. Here are 7 reasons I believe having a homesteading community is important.
Many families are changing the way they are living to pursue a lifestyle of self sufficiency and sustainability and because of that many children are being introduced to gardening for the very first time. Many are wondering about how to get their children in a self sufficient, homesteading mindset. Well here are a few tips that just might help.