Spring is the perfect time to get your budget on track and start living more frugally after a long and expensive winter full of holiday, heating and electricity costs and more. I don’t know about you, but despite our best efforts to live frugally in winter, it is by far the most expensive time of […]
Homesteading is tough work at the best of times. It’s even tougher when dealing with crippling anxiety and depression. Learn some simple but helpful tricks that anyone can apply to help get through the toughest of times while keeping up with your never-ending chores and to-do list. Advice from someone who’s been there (and back) […]
Build a customer indoor growing stand for seed starting and indoor gardening using simple and inexpensive materials available at your local hardware store. The platform is fully expandable and customizable to suit your growing needs and can be adjusted as seedlings and pants grow larger. A perfect afternoon project for the modern homesteader!
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!