I am new to vegetable gardening, like brand spanking new. I have dreams of a plush vegetable garden with trellis’ full of fruit but, it’ll never happen. Here is 5 Horribly Hilarious gardening mistakes I keep making and can’t seem to shake!
Raising chicks without heat lamps and electricity.
Think you can’t have a homestead without a garden? Think again! If you don’t have a garden, don’t despair. There are a lifetime of skills to learn. Here are 80 productive skills to start your path to homesteading without a garden.
The other night I was thinking about the homesteading skills I learned from my grandmothers. They were very different women, each with their own skill set. Neither of these women were homesteaders really but they had vintage skills to share with me…sadly, at the time, I wasn’t very interested in learning them. But it got […]
After reading a plea for assistance, I discovered that not everyone knows some of the most basic homestead (or homemaking) skills. It doesn’t matter whether you want to mend a canvas tarp or a silk scarf. Here is a tutorial for a very basic hand-sewing stitch that can be useful in a variety of circumstances. […]
After many years of wanting to learn, a couple years with the loom stored, and several months with it in the house searching for a teacher, I was finally able to weave on the floor loom. In hopes of continued learning and many fabulous future projects, have a look at what the first project entails […]