Gardener’s Rescue Hand Salve helps repair and heal rough dry hands. This easy recipe saves money and reduces waste!
Growing organic strawberries is a great way to provide healthy fruit for your family and save money! These small fruits may be grown even in urban areas!
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!
How to use hay or straw in the garden as mulch, to protect plants, or for creating cold frames, paths, or straw bale gardens. What you need to know!
How to join a community garden? If you would like to grow your own food, but don’t have the space, find a community garden near you…here’s how!
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.
Select the best fruit and nut trees for your homestead orchard before you order or plant! Fruit and nut trees take several years to bear fruit and may provide you with harvests for years to come. Plan ahead for best results.
Companion planting can be a great way to increase yields and reduce pests and disease. However, not all of the charts and guides out there are based on science. Let’s take a closer look at the proven methods and ditch the hype!
50 Tips to help you keep some green in your wallet while you green up your garden! Your frugal gardening ideas in detail.
Putting together your own Survival Seed Bank allows you to choose your seed varieties, save some money, and increase your self reliance. Start this year with our instructions for setting up your own survival seed bank!
How to Harvest and Store Root Crops Knowing how to harvest and store root crops properly can save money and increase your self-reliance over the winter. Root crops are vegetables… Read more »
Spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo) is also known as vegetable spaghetti. This a nice alternative to pasta for people who can’t eat wheat or want to reduce their reliance on the grocery store.
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.
Knowing how to prepare your garden for a killing frost can help you put up some extra produce at the end of the season. Take a few extra steps to squeeze the most out of your autumn garden with these tips.
Grow Your Own Citrus Fruits Citrus fruits. such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes, and tangerines, are subtropical and can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness zones 8-11. For gardeners dreaming… Read more »
Cool season crops allow gardeners to grow more food. Extend the season with cold frames or row covers and raise crops that like cool weather for more yield!
Seed Catalogs & Garden Dreams Each year homesteaders and gardeners look forward to the arrival of those delightful purveyors of gardening dreams – Seed Catalogs! This is the time… Read more »