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.
Learn how to preserve garlic so it won’t sprout or dry out. Save money by storing garlic in your root cellar. How to freeze, dehydrate, or pickle garlic and make your own garlic salt. Store garlic in olive oil safely with this tip.
What is a broody hen and why do you need one? Broody hens make great additions to the self reliant homestead. Here’s how to spot a broody hen, give her a good spot to nest, and the 10 best broody hen breeds for your self reliant chicken flock!
Small Farm & Homestead News for October 31st, 2018 Senate Approves Oroho Bill Package to Support NJ Agriculture Industry Women farmers earn about $58,000 a year—outearning their male counterparts Oregon… Read more »
Choose the best pumpkin varieties for your needs. Heirlooms, hybrids, carving, decorative, giant, or edible pumpkins are fun to grow! Here are some of the best varieties to try in your garden this year.