When it comes to establishing a self sufficient food landscape, perennial vegetables should not be overlooked. It quite exciting when food starts popping up out of the ground in early spring, with no effort on your part. Edible perennials are hardy, reliable food crops that need very little care and attention. Learn about some of […]
Easy to grow, popular yet pricey, garlic is a highly valued kitchen & health food staple. Why not grow your own? A forgiving and adaptable crop, it is well worth the effort. Learn everything you know to get started!
What are some general characteristics of homesteaders? We like freedom. We like self sufficiency. We like privacy. We don’t like being told what to do. When it comes to technology, one must take great care if one is to choose products that meet the above criteria. Learn about free open source software and how it […]
Spring garden planning guide! Get a head start with your spring gardening with a selection of articles written to inspire, teach and spark creativity. Learn seed starting, the benefits of growing sunflowers in your vegetable garden, how to grow and use horseradish, planning your garden and much more!
Make your own VapoRub ointment and skip those petroleum based commercial products! This is an all natural remedy for soothing congestion, stuffy noses and other ailments. This all natural VapoRub Ointment is quick and easy to whip up.
The homestead lifestyle comes with a necessity to learn new skills; one must become a jack of all trades. Things like construction, animal husbandry, plumbing, welding, electrical, machinery repair and gardening all come with wide, deep learning requirements. The ability to learn quickly and efficiently is one that is important to develop, even moreso when […]