Food, Garden

8 Ways to Preserve Your Harvest

Food preservation is a homesteaders most valuable skill. After all that work planning, planting, tending and harvesting your garden, the last thing you want is for your bounty to go to waste. Learn more about how to preserve your garden harvest and make food last for months or even years!

Garden

Unlock the Secrets to a Perfect Garden Layout! (A Reference Tool for Gardeners)

Ever wonder how expert gardeners know how to layout their vegetable gardens? Here's your guide to companion planting, succession planting, taxonomy, and growing requirements for all your crops with quick references and helpful infographics. Get ready for the biggest harvests you've ever had!

Permaculture farm aerial view
Garden, Homestead Animals, Lifestyle

My Passion for Permaculture (and how to apply it to your homestead)

Permaculture principles can decrease your work load, make your garden more productive, make your animals healthier, and generally improve all the systems on your farm or homestead.

Garden

How to grow an herb garden (and never pay for spices again!) – Part 1

With a tiny bottle of spices costing anywhere from $3 to $10 a pop, there’s a huge incentive to save yourself hundreds of dollars a year and grow your own herbs! Here’s a great list of herbs to grow in your own backyard garden or windowsill.

Garden

The perpetual veggie garden (never buy another transplant or seed packet again!)

Most plants, given the chance will reseed themselves, just as nature intended and continue the life cycle. Plant the first year and let seed pods and overripe fruits fall to the ground for next years growing season.