Now that we have found our new property, it’s time to clear the road, pick the homestead spot and lay out where the house, gardens and orchard will be located. Here is how we set about doing that plus tips on utilizing the natural resources on the property.
So you’ve bought your homestead. After years of dreaming, and saving and planning, it’s finally yours! Now what? Land still costs money, taxes will always be there, so most of us still need to make an income. I’ve collected the best ways to make money from the comfort of your homestead!
The last 17 years have been spent alone on a remote wilderness lake in northern Saskatchewan. The previous 20 years were spent homesteading in Maine. Join us as we make one last stand. A homestead on the Nova Scotia coast. We will again start from scratch and we will take the reader along with us […]
We explain some of the design considerations we take into account when designing a new home’s floor plan. Efficient use of space is a paramount consideration and we offer our thoughts on the subject. This is part 2 of 2.
We’ve arrived in Nova Scotia and now the work begins to gain access and clear the homestead site. We detail just how we go about creating a brand new homestead from scratch.
When Homesteader Hubby mentioned adding turkeys to our homestead, I kind of laughed it off. Actually, I filed it in the “Future Plans For The Homestead” folder, because I know when the Homesteader gets an idea to do something, it usually ends up happening.