Garlic is one of the easiest crops to grow at home, and growing it yourself means you can be sure you’re reaping the full health benefits of garlic while ensuring your garlic is safe and natural. Learn how to grow, cure and store this versatile culinary and medicinal plant at home for good eating and […]
Homesteading is most often associated with farming, gardening and canning in the spring, summer and fall months. But there are plenty of activities to keep homesteaders busy and productive all winter long as well! Here are 13 ideas to get you inspired to live a homestead lifestyle this winter.
A hoop house is an easy way to keep your plants and soil warm this winter. Here are complete instructions for building your own hoop house for your in-ground garden or raised beds. Extend the growing season for your plants, get seeds and starts in earlier and keep your garden going all winter long!
A 3-bin composter allows you to mix in one compartment, turn in another, and store finished compost in another. You can build your own for next to nothing with a little homesteader ingenuity. This post contains complete plans with fully illustrated schematic to build a 3-bin composter out of scrap or new materials.
Make this super simple horsetail hair rinse with weeds from your yard! Horsetail is packed with healthy minerals that support hair, skin, nails and overall health. Use this rinse between or in place of regular shampooing to support strong, shiny hair.
Learn how to preserve all of those fresh, in-season blueberries with this yummy blueberry pie filling recipe and enjoy the taste of summer blueberries all year long!