I’ve wanted to add chickens to our homestead for years! Before this year, we lived in a place where owning chickens was not an option. Since moving, we have decided to add chickens to our homestead. However, adding them did not come without deep consideration. There’s a lot more to raising laying hens than just […]
Ready to start a garden or learn how to farm but stop in your tracks because you have no yard or land to do it on? Meet me – I’m an organic gardener that has never in her life had a garden of her own, but people pay me to grow theirs! Turns out there […]
We choose not to add electricity to our chicken coop for a number of reasons, but that can pose a problem when it comes to keeping the water from freezing. After learning this trick though, our work has been cut down immensely! See how we keep water from freezing, without electricity!
Before I brought my first ducks home, I was doing some research on the best food to feed them. My local feed store carries several kinds of chicken feed and a “mixed flock” feed, but nothing specifically for water fowl. So what should your backyard ducks be eating?
If you have chickens and a garden, you’ve probably already experienced the battle of the chickens in the garden. There is a way to keep chickens from eating your produce without keeping the chickens in the house or building a fence around the garden. It does require a bit of planning and awareness but has […]
It might sound a little off-kilter, but you read that correctly. Part of living in a traditional way (or a homesteading journey) is food propagation. In order to have high quality, heirloom varieties growing in the garden, now is indeed the time to be ordering seeds. It’s also quite white around here. Click on over […]