A few years ago we purchased a small 6×8 greenhouse for our urban homestead to increase our food production. We didn’t want the space it was taking up to be wasted at certain times of the year so we figured out that the greenhouse needs to go through 3 transitions a year to make the most of it.
If you’re like me you like to make use of as many places as possible in your yard to grow food but what do you do when you have a shady spot where plants won’t grow? Why not grow some mushrooms!
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.
On this podcast episode I’m joined by homesteader and blogger Ashley Dempster of Townhouse Homestead as we discuss the many things she is doing to homestead even though she has very little space.
On today’s podcast episode I have a chat with Jackie Beyer of the Organic Gardener Podcast about her journey into organic gardening, her podcast and building an organic gardening oasis.
No matter where you live you can homestead! However what you can do on your homestead may be determined or limited by where you live. In this article I will go over how to evaluate your property to determine the possibilities and limitations that will help you decide what homesteading will look like for you.
What are you lacking to really get your homestead going; time, money, land, stuff? In this episode I will discuss how to find free and cheap resources to build your homestead.