Raising chickens is always an adventure! I can’t even remember the last time I saw a stray cat or dog in my neighborhood. So it took me off guard when last week I noticed a lone chicken roaming in the street a few houses down from mine. Find out how this chicken came to find […]
Garden tools every backyard homesteader should have; in my humble opinion. Now you could survey a 100 backyard vegetable gardeners and they’re each going to give you a different list of garden tools. But these are the garden tools that I have found the most helpful and necessary to my backyard homestead garden. Shovels – […]
Chicken predators are not just a concern for those living on acres in the county. If you have backyard chickens on your urban or suburban homestead then you need to be aware of your chicken predators too! These are not listed in order of threat – all of the same basic threat potential, depending your […]
Is your backyard farm ready for winter weather? Learn how to get your animals and gardens ready for whatever Mother Nature has in store!!
Backyard homesteading is just common sense. Sure the term backyard homesteading or urban homesteading has been rising in popularity and Pinterest posts over the last few years; but it isn’t something new. Nowadays the notion of gardening, raising a few hens and maybe a couple of milking goats in a suburban or urban setting seems […]
Backyard chickens, the good, the bad and the ugly. Backyard chickens have really become a popular pet for the 21st century. But they really aren’t anything new; people have been keeping chickens in their backyards for as long as we’ve had backyards. Somehow we got away from that after the 2nd world war, but they […]