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Homesteading in an Apartment or Small Space

Do you have a homesteading heart but find yourself living in a city apartment or other tight space with not even a balcony to call your own? You don’t have to wait until the day you can finally afford a house and/or land. it is absolutely possible to homestead in an apartment or other small […]

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Hardwood Ashes Grow Tall Asparagus

Asparagus grow tall and healthy in my garden.I think it’s because the rows of asparagus are never weeded. And because they are top dressed with up to 8” of hardwood ashes from my wood fired stoves all winter long – year in and year out.Hardwood ashes are a rich source of potassium and asparagus are […]

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Plenty of Peaches!

Here are two recipes to help you enjoy and preserve the goodness of fresh peaches!


Controlling Mites in Your Worm Bin

Keeping a worm bin in your house is simple. It will provide ‘black gold’ for your garden in the form of worm castings. Some minor issues may occur, but they are easily dealt with; like mites, which you can control with these easy steps.