10 Perfect DIY Projects for the Homestead

There are many ways to add things to your homestead. One option is to buy what you need and the other is to build what you need. If you like to build things and save some money along the way, then you may want to some of these projects to update your homestead. Chicken Coop  Building a … [Read more...]

5 Unique Upcycling Ideas for Old Tires

Many items that you may have on your property can often be reused in fun and unique ways. This includes old tires that are from an old tractor or other type of vehicle. If you enjoy working on DIY projects, then a few upcycling ideas for old tires can easily be done at … [Read more...]

7 Perennial Vegetables To Plant In Your Garden

Do you know that there are various vegetables you can plant in a garden that will grow back each year without having to replant? You have the option to plant fruit trees or berry bushes, but one thing that is beneficial is to find perennial vegetables to plant this year. 1. Walking Onions … [Read more...]

A To Z Guide For Dehydrating Vegetables

Are you looking for different ways to preserve vegetables harvested from your garden? One of the best ways to do this is to dehydrate them. There are many options that are available to dehydrate vegetables at home. All you need to do is review a guide for dehydrating vegetables. Some preparation … [Read more...]

8 Fruit Trees For Your Deck Or Balcony

Do you have a large deck or a balcony that is kind of sparse? You can easily add pieces of furniture if a seating area is needed, but better options are available. A great way to make use of any extra space is to look at fruit trees for your deck or extra space on a balcony. The types of fruit … [Read more...]

Planting Garlic In The Fall For A Summer Harvest

Anyone with an outside garden can plant fruits and vegetables that will be ready to grow the following spring. Another great option is to start planting garlic in the fall which will be ready to harvest in the summer. A few garlic bulbs are all you need for this task. One important thing to know … [Read more...]

How To Winterize Your Vegetable Garden

Do you live in areas that have cold winters that prevent you from growing crops in a garden? You need to prepare your garden for winter just like you do your house so it is ready for the following spring. An assortment of methods are available for you to winterize your vegetable garden. The … [Read more...]

How To Keep Animals Away From Trees And Plants

Do you have various plants and trees in your yard that are being devoured by animals? You might have wild animals and even domesticated animals that can cause a lot of damage. The perfect option to keep animals away from trees and plants is to use a fence, but not in a conventional way. Setting … [Read more...]

How To Grow And Harvest Grains In Your Backyard

Are you interested in making your own flour to use for baking bread? This is not difficult to do, but the grains could be difficult to find or just to expensive. A better option is to learn how to grow and harvest grains in your backyard. A simple patch of land that is separate from your garden … [Read more...]

9 Greens You Can Grow All Winter

Planting a garden is a great way to have various types of fruits and vegetables for food. The bad part is the growing season is typically limited to certain times of the year. However, this will not be a problem if you know specific types of greens you can grow all winter. If you live in a … [Read more...]