The best way to get more projects down around the homestead all while staying within budget!
Amend your soil to improve the health of your garden using mulch, manure, compost, sand, solarization, and fallowing; even if your ground is clay, there's always a way.
By Kacey Bradley
Here's how to turn your environmental impact from decent to excellent.
On a homestead there is an endless amount of things for a child to learn and do. A self-sufficient lifestyle has the potential to produce children who are capable, entreprenurial, and have a connection to the natural world.
Sometimes the simplest gift packs the most punch. This year I am giving the gift of gardening to the younger generation.
Bulk up your property’s water storage, create shelter for animals, and try your hand at aquaponics with these projects for reusing IBC totes.
Written and Photos by Dana Benner
Proper preparation beforehand will make hunkering down on the homestead less expensive and more comfortable all winter long.
All those scraps of veggies that you throw in the trash can be planted in a pot and grown again...and again.
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