Homesteading Projects

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...

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...

What is a Chicken Moat and How to Build One

The concept of a moat to protect a piece of property is not a new one. In medieval times, a wide, deep trench was...

How to Build an Herb Spiral

Once you have the materials and a plan, you can build an herb spiral in an afternoon. This sturdy bed will last for years...

What is an Herb Spiral and Why You Need One

This innovative garden method is the urban gardener's dream. It takes a long, space-monopolizing row bed and turns it into a compact, efficient spiral...

What is a Keyhole Garden and Why Make One?

Keyhole gardens are a way of integrating several gardening chores for easy management. It includes growing vegetables, watering the beds, and composting garden waste,...