Homesteading

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....

How Playing in the Dirt Can Make You Happy and Keep...

If young children are left to their own devices, they would happily play in the mud for hours. Dirty hands, feet, and faces don’t...

Make Your Own Healing Chickweed Salve

Chickweed is a common weed found around the house and garden, usually in moist and shady spots. Although a European native, it has become...

Grow Your Own Hand Rescue Salve

Gardening and health are intrinsically linked. You grow your own fruits and vegetables, so you begin to eat more whole, fresh food. You have...

This is the Ultimate Antidote to Insomnia and More

Gardening, as a hobby or occupation, is not only a delightful and rewarding activity, but the benefits of gardening include its positive effects on...