Recommended Item Of The Week: Home Canning With Confidence

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 people seem to want to learn the most but are also a little scared to dive into.

Grafting Is A Great 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.

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.

Using Pallets To Make Raised Garden Beds

Growing a garden in raised beds has many benefits 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 be one of those things that just seem to be easy to get for free.

Build Your Own Homestead Hardware Store

Being prepared and keeping supplies around the homestead is a necessity in my opinion. That’s why I think building your very own “Homestead Hardware Store” is a good idea.

How To Create A Beautiful Ranch Style Fence

A few years ago I decided to surround my property with a ranch style fence. I searched around for a simple design I liked and settled on this and have been really happy with the way it turned out.

7 DIY Homestead Building Projects Worth Doing

On today’s podcast episode I will share with you 7 Diy Homestead Building Projects that will make great additions to your homestead. These are simple and easy to build projects that anyone can do.