Here is our latest building project. It is a chicken tractor made primarily from items we had &/or that were free. We are only keeping 4 chickens now (rather than a dozen like we used to) so this 6.5′ X 3′ coop with a cabin nest box should be just right for when they need […]
As things around the homestead “give out,” there are a few items that are worth looking for older versions rather than newer. They were made to last a lifetime and are continuing to prove themselves worthy of notice. In case you missed Round 1, a link is provided. Also, feel free to share your ‘old […]
Have you ever wondered why carrots don’t go to seed at the end of the growing season? Carrots are one of those “special” vegetables that have “special” requirements in order to save seeds and be a sustainable veggie. Just by chance, I might be able to save some carrot seeds this year. Take a look […]
There’s a difference in the conversations that occurred half a century ago and the conversations of today, from the topics, tones, and messages. Our online community is a valuable tool not only for adults, but children as well. Join the conversation and enjoy the company of working folks.
Do you use what you have in your pantry? Do you even know what’s in your pantry? Here are a couple common ‘hang-ups’ for some folks. Also, there are a couple ideas for keeping the pantry organized. The same system doesn’t work for everybody so take a look and see if it could work for […]
It’s almost gardening season ~ do you have so many seeds that you are unsure where to plant them all? There are a few questions you can ask yourself in order to keep ahead of and simplify the garden and this year. Take a look and see what were planning for the upcoming months. It […]