Green wood isn’t generally collected. It hasn’t cured, and technically isn’t safe enough to use in most wood burning stoves or fireplaces. So why is it a good idea to collect it anyway? Here are 10 reasons you might consider collecting green wood this year.
Do you know which trees are the best to use in your wood stove? Does it really make a difference? Check it out on Life in Woodford!
Sixty species of Juniper are known worldwide and they are hardy to a zone 3. That means your chances of seeing one in your homesteading adventures is pretty good. What would you do with one? Some species have edible fruit, and various other parts of the tree can be harvested for other needs. Here is […]
Most people start a homestead with the goal self-sufficiency. Not having to worry about what would happen to you or your family in the event of some big disaster or knowing exactly what goes into the food you’re giving your kids to eat are two big reasons people are drawn to this lifestyle. I know […]
Do you heat your home with wood? Cut your own wood? Are you left handed? Here are some tips to keep you safe and to save a bit of time! pssst… Still a good read for right handed folks as well!
It is common for novice wood-burners to purchase less wood than they need to keep fires burning throughout the winter season, so don’t feel bad if you’ve realized that you’re running low – just get ready to take care of it before you do run out of wood! If you are running out of wood […]