It is time the truth about backyard homesteaders is out…and I’m going to come clean! Some of you think you know, but only the backyard homesteaders really know! Buckle up ya’ll I have 12 of them for you! THE TRUTH ABOUT BACKYARD HOMESTEADERS Truth #1 – Backyard homesteaders know how to use the space we […]
Making apple cider vinegar with apple scraps from a recipe could not be easier. It’s no mess, no worry, and it uses up leftover materials that otherwise would be thrown in the trash. Not only will you not be wasting the remains of the apple, but the resulting vinegar will be pure and unpasteurized, the […]
A tasty herb to add to a kitchen garden with some unexpected health benefits, tarragon is certainly something to consider when putting together your garden. Tarragon is closely related to sunflowers and this can be seen in its happy yellow flowers when left to blossom.
There’s plenty of debate among chicken keepers as to whether or not to light their coops in the winter months. This time of year the days are shorter and the temperatures are not getting any warmer, but does that mean you should consider supplemental light in your chicken house? There are many reasons that chicken […]
If I were to name the one herb that I use most frequently in my recipes, it would be rosemary. It pairs so well with so many of my favorite foods, and it’s easy to start and grow.
We recently redid our chicken coop for our ever expanding flock of fourteen chickens. We’ve had three chicken coops now and have learned a lot in each rendition about what to consider when building.