What is commonly referred to as the tenth Permaculture design principle is “Edge Effect” which is the use of edge and natural patterns for best effect. Use of this principle can increase productivity, efficiency and diversity throughout your homestead, especially when used in small scale spaces.
There are a lot of people talking about using mulch in gardens these days. People like Ruth Stout and her book No-Work Garden Book: Secrets of the Famous Year-Round Mulch Method and the Back To Eden Gardening Film have brought a lot of recognition to this method of gardening. Here Is what you need to know about using mulch in the garden.
I feel like I can accomplish anything that I want to do as long as I feel inspired and great classic quotes have the ability to do this for me. In this members only episode I look at 7 classic quotes that can be applied to homesteading for inspiration and motivation.
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.
If you have ever thought about starting a homesteading blog or just wonder why you should then join me in this live chat or watch the replay as we discuss a few reasons you may want to, what’s involved and how to get started.
Every homesteader I know Is always looking for ways to make things easier or save money doing a task. I call these tips and tricks “Homestead Hacks” and there are a lot out there but here are a few I use and that work.
Every homestead needs a few tools but which ones are the most useful and make homesteading easier? On this podcast episode I discuss a few such tools, some might seem obvious, others maybe you haven’t thought about.