18 Cool Homesteading Projects For Preparedness

Do you want to add to your emergency skills? If you are a novice with survival skills, then you may want to look at some really basic, yet practical homesteading projects for preparedness. A couple of really awesome homesteading projects for preparedness include building a rocket stove and making … [Read more...]

10 Reasons To Try Straw Bale Gardening + How To Get Started

Do you like trying new types of gardening methods to see how they work? Some people like to grow a variety of crops in containers or on a mound. An ingenious way to grow plants that you may want to try is straw bale gardening. A couple of bales of straw are all you really need to get started with … [Read more...]

Pallet Safety – How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Use

Have you been curious about the types of pallets that are used for pallet projects you see online? Pallets are meant to be used for shipping and this means that their construction is important to know if you want to use them at home. The best thing for you to do is learn about pallet safety. The … [Read more...]

12 Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

Are you getting fed up with pests like spiders getting into your home? Insects in general are easy to keep at bay by using various methods. In fact, there a few ways to keep spiders out of your home that might even work for other types of insects. Many of the best ways to keep spiders out of your … [Read more...]

How To Grow Potatoes In A Bag For Easy Gardening

Are you interested in finding unique ways to reuse items like old recycling bags? These bags are typically made of a nylon that you can use to grow potatoes of all things. You just need to master the methods that are necessary for how to grow potatoes in a bag. One thing about recycling bags that … [Read more...]

DIY Adirondack Rocking Chair Tutorial

Do you need some new patio furniture or a rocking chair to use in your backyard? You can buy a brand new chair, but making your own is a great way to save some cash. If you enjoy doing DIY projects that involve wood, then you can make your own DIY adirondack rocking chair. Making a DIY adirondack … [Read more...]

12 DIY Gazebo Designs And Ideas

Do you have a backyard that is kind of bare or looks a bit boring? Maybe you have a deck or patio that needs to be updated. A terrific option is to build a gazebo. The gazebo designs and ideas that are available may vary in complexity based on size, materials, and your budget. Many - but not all … [Read more...]

If You Can Shop For Groceries You Can Order From A Bulk Co-Op

Have you thought about getting involved with a co-op for your groceries? A co-op is a great solution as a way to save money when you need to stock up on a ton of groceries. You will find there is a greater selection of items than you may find at a standard grocery store. This is why you need to … [Read more...]

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant

Do you have a small area for a garden and want a way to grow as many plants as possible? One idea to consider is how to grow tomatoes and potatoes on the same plant. This is what' known as the the "Ketchup n Fries" hybrid plant, and you can read about the combo plants' history here. The process … [Read more...]

How To Make A Kitchen Compost Bin For Indoor Composting

Do you live in an apartment or do not have an area to use for composting? You do not need an outdoor compost pile or a dedicated bin to use for comporting. Believe it or not, you can easily compost inside by making an indoor composting bin. The process of making an indoor composting bin is really … [Read more...]