A guild is a grouping of plants that supports a central element—such as a fruit tree—for maximum harvest and use of space. Learn more about this permaculture technique for creating a low-maintenance system that also improves biodiversity.
Learn how to make natural insect repellants that are safe for your family, your animals and the environment.
Why waste time and money treating pests, when you can prevent pest problems in the first place? Set aside your organic products and follow this guide to prevent pests from becoming a problem in your garden. Pest problems can be disappointing, frustrating, and a big letdown when a hopeful garden season ends abruptly because of […]
Companion planting has so many benefits. Check out which plants have benefits for other plants.
A snakes presence can be very unnerving, but they can be incredibly beneficial to your homestead, as long as they have boundaries. While you might not want to get up close and personal, you shouldn’t kill them. Here are 8 ways to naturally repel snakes from your homestead!!
I really, really, really don’t like ants. I saw Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! when I was fourteen and I’ve been terrified of the swarmy little creatures ever since. This aversion has led me to become unusually militant when they attempt to take up residence in my kitchen every summer. I tend to get a […]