How To Make A Broadfork Gardening Tool

Preparing a garden in the spring will involve many steps. One of these is aerating the soil before planting a variety of plants. This can be done in various ways. If you do not have a tiller handy, then another option to aerate the soil is to use a broadfork gardening tool. However, these can be … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own Non-Toxic Dryer Sheets

Store bought laundry products that are found in a lot of households will typically have chemicals and a variety of additives that are toxic. A good example is commercial dryer sheets used to make your clothes feel soft and smell fresh. If you want another alternative, then homemade non-toxic dryer … [Read more...]

How To Preserve Lemons

Fresh lemons that are grown or purchased can be used in many ways. Lemons are the main component used when making lemonade and for adding flavor to plain water. If you have a supply of lemons, then preserving them can be done in many ways. Fermenting is one way to preserve lemons at home. If you … [Read more...]

How To Propagate Rosemary Plant From Stem Cuttings

Starting a new batch of plants is easy to do and does not require planting seeds. If you have a basic garden or container for herbs, then propagating new plants might be necessary. This is an easy task that is done by using shoots from existing plants. You can easily propagate rosemary and other … [Read more...]

How To Make Homemade Beef Broth

Beef stock that is used for cooking is similar in many ways to beef broth. However, you might not know that homemade beef broth can be made by using leftover bones. This means you do not need to throw away the bones from store bought meat or beef from a meat market. This broth is also sometimes … [Read more...]

How To Make Homemade Coconut Flour

The pulp that is left over from making a homemade coconut milk is often discarded as many people do not know it has other uses. If you want to make a homemade coconut flour, then you will need to know how to make coconut pulp. This is easy to do as you only need hot water and a blender. You need to … [Read more...]

7 Uses For A DIY Electric Dog Fence On Your Homestead

Many products that are purchased for use on a homestead often have many other uses than the one that was intended. All you need to do is determine if any uses will be beneficial on your property. One product that is meant to be used for a specific purpose is an electric dog fence. Dogs that are … [Read more...]

All-Natural Homemade Bleach Alternative

Many common commercial products that are used for laundry and for cleaning are typically toxic. This is due to the use of harmful chemicals and additives. One product that is frequently used as a cleaning agent and disinfectant is bleach. A homemade bleach alternative is a better option to use … [Read more...]

Predator Proof Your Chicken Coop And Run

Raising chickens is a great way to have a steady supply of eggs and a source of meat. If chickens are kept in a coop, then a chicken run may also be used. The biggest threat to chickens kept on a homestead is the various predators in your the area. These predators can range from coyote in rural … [Read more...]

DIY Custom Length Baby Gate

There are many options available to keep toddlers confined to a specific area of a house. You can easily add a temporary wall or set up a baby gate. One problem with most store bought baby gates is they are really only good for standard doorways and will not be big enough for a lot of other areas … [Read more...]