The Incredible Edible Hostas On The Homestead

Hostas on the homestead? I thought homesteading was about growing food not just curb appeal. Well hostas may just be that perfect homestead plant for your homestead, especially if you live in an urban or suburban area. Here’s why.

Making Raised Garden Beds Using Natural Materials

In this post I thought I would share with you a few ideas from videos and pictures I found from around the web about how to build raised vegetable garden beds using natural materials such as the soil itself, rocks and logs. This can be a great way to build raised beds if you’re on a budget or just wanting to incorporate a more natural looking design into your property, these designs fit especially well into a permaculture design.

Building A Berry Abundant Homestead

When it comes to growing an abundance of bush fruits on your homestead, or as I like to call it “building your own nature’s candy factory” there are a few things to consider like,what to grow, how much to grow, where to grow them, and how to maintain them. Even after taking all these things into consideration it is my opinion that growing berries on your homestead is one of the most beneficial uses of your time, space and energy when it comes to growing your own food.

Pond Aquaponics and Thanksgiving Leftovers

Existing Pond Aquaponics I have been putting a lot of thought into installing aquaponics into my backyard design. I’ve considered every design out there and thought about placement and function, but one thing I had not considered until today was using my small existing backyard pond to build from rather than building a whole system. […]

How To Compost Without The Smell

Today is Day 19 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 for 30 episodes.   . Today’s question is “What’s the best way […]

What Lights Should I Use For My Indoor Garden?

Today is Day 16 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 for 30 episodes.   . Today’s question is “I’m going […]

Where To Get Free Stuff For The Garden

Today is Day 15 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 for 30 episodes.   . Today’s question is “Do you have any […]