Homesteading

What You Should Put on Your Greenhouse Floor

As you are planning for your greenhouse, don’t forget one of the most critical elements, the floor. What you might not know is that...

Easy Herbal Soap that Anyone Can Make

Soap making can be incredibly complicated and time-consuming. This recipe, however, simplifies the entire process by using premade glycerin cubes and allows you to...

Green Tomato Pickling: Why It Rocks and How to Do It

It's always a sad day when that temperamental wind races through your garden and dislodges unripe tomatoes from the vine. Not to worry! You...

Designing the Perfect Sunroom (9 Elements You Need to Have)

Your sunroom should be an oasis. A place where you can relax, unwind, and enjoy being close to nature while still in the comfort...

Looking For Great Homestead Land? Do This First

The search for the perfect piece of land for your homestead can be overwhelming. After a while, all property starts to look the same,...

11 Things You Need to Know Before You Get Goats

So you have a flock of chickens, an ever-expanding vegetable garden, and you are well on your way towards increasing your self-sufficiency and sustainability....

How to Make Your Own Lightweight Garden Pot

If you are like me, you enjoy creating things that you can use in your garden. There is one project that I simply love...

Tilling Alternatives: How to Make a Double Dig Garden

As more and more people embrace organic gardening that works with the earth rather than against it, tilling is finally falling out of fashion....

Urban Homesteading Gaining Traction: Are you In?

To some, the words urban and homestead just don’t seem to mix. However, more and more people are realizing their lifelong dream of becoming...

3 Reasons to Stop Using Peat and What to Use Instead

Peat is a fibrous material made up of partially decomposed plant materials and natural forms in the earth in locations that fulfil particular requirements....