Garden

Gardening 101: 9 Simple Steps to a Fantastic First Season!

Are you ready to start a garden, but just don't know how? This guide will give you all the tools to feel confident planning, planting, harvesting and preserving your garden. Learn how to grow your own food and save money at the same time!

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!

22 Eco Friendly Products to Replace Disposables
Lifestyle

22 Eco Friendly Products to Replace Disposables and Save you Thousands a Year!

Going green isn't always easy, but if it can save you money and the environment at the same time, there's no reason not to. Maybe you've been trying to be environmentally friendly for a while; reducing your waste, recycling and being more conscious of the products you buy are all great ways to do your part.

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.