Author Archives: Lisa Lombardo

About Lisa Lombardo

Lisa writes in-depth articles about gardening and homesteading topics. She grew up on a farm and has continued learning about horticulture, animal husbandry, and home food preservation ever since. She has earned an Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She is a self proclaimed gardening freak and crazy chicken lady. In addition to writing for her own websites, Lisa has contributed articles to The Prepper Project and Homestead.org. The author lives outside of Chicago with her husband, son, 2 dogs, 1 cat, and a variety of poultry.

Orange Cream Chocolates Recipe - The New Homesteader's Almanac

Orange Cream Chocolates Recipe

This recipe for orange cream chocolates is decadent, rich, and hard to resist! Do you wish you could make your own gourmet chocolates from scratch and save some money? It may sound difficult, but these creamy chocolates are easy to make and you can add a different flavor.

How to Start a Community Garden

How to Start a Community Garden

Do you want to start a community garden? If you live in an urban area you may not have space to plant a garden at home. The high cost of groceries or a lack of nutritious produce in your area may have you wondering how to provide healthy meals for your family. Starting a community garden with other like-minded people might be the answer you’re looking for!

Plants that attract pollinators to your garden

Plants That Attract Pollinators to Your Garden

Plants that attract pollinators to your garden are a great addition to your yard or homestead. Many of our food plants will not produce a harvest for our tables without pollination. Hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and many other insects travel from flower to flower looking for nectar and pollen to consume. In the process, they pollinate countless flowers.