Water can be a big issue in the winter time. Last fall we installed heated automatic watering troughs. What a difference this made for me and the time it takes me to do chores. (It also helped cut down chore time in the summer). A little preparation in the fall can help create an easier […]
Planting seedlings in the garden can be tricky, especially avoiding transplant shock. Use my method and watch your seedlings thrive over the few days after you plant!
How to be an urban homesteader? Homesteading and urban living …a beautiful collision that is taking the country by storm. Are you trying to feed yourself from your own garden? Maybe you’re trying to squeeze a few chickens into your postage-stamp sized backyard? A great many people feel that they need to be self-reliant, which […]
Are you looking for a way to custom tailor a diet for each of your goats? Or is feeding your goats as a group becoming dangerous? Find out how you can use my simple tethered feeding system to feed your goats individually. A perfect solution if you are an herbal and natural goat owner. Now […]
Ten reasons that bees are such amazing creatures and why you should consider adding them to your farm. My first year of beekeeping has been a real eye-opener. I knew bees were amazing creatures, but I never knew just how cool they were until we started raising them. The life inside a hive is truly […]
New goat owners are sometimes unsure about whether or not they want their goats to have horns. While it is ultimately a personal decision, this blog post looks at five reasons why dairy goats should be disbudded and the risks associated with horns.