At my work I’m known as “the egg lady” because I occasionally bring in our excess eggs to sell. The eggs are very popular and fights have been known to occur over the last carton in the fridge. As a result I am often sought out by people who are “thinking about getting chickens”. The […]
Wanting to start your homestead dream but finding it too expensive? Here are three surprising places we find cheap homestead goods!
Garlic will grow just about anywhere as long as you match the garlic variety to your garden zone. Fall is the perfect time to plant garlic cloves. Read this post to learn to get off to a great start for a bountiful spring/summer harvest.
This post will share the most common mistakes that beginners make when they start canning and tips for avoiding them when you start canning yourself.
A beehive (or two) is an excellent addition to a homestead, even in an urban area, as they don’t take up much space. Bees not only provide honey, but also pollination services and beeswax. Since we’ve had a couple of beehives near our vegetable garden I’ve had the best crop of pumpkins and capsicums since […]
This is a post about how to wire frames and insert foundation for Langstroth bee hives.