Make your own non-toxic air freshener spray with as few as 2 ingredients! It couldn’t be any easier to make and you don’t have to worry about breathing in artificial chemicals.
Safely heat your chick brooder! There are safer alternatives to heat lamps. If you must use a heat lamp, do so safely! Or brood chicks during warm weather.
Make your own Chocolate Peanut Butter Egg treats with this easy recipe! You can also shape the peanut butter filling into a ball for an everyday treat.
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!
Pasture-raised ducks are happier and healthier than ducks raised in confined conditions for their eggs and meat.
Salted Cinnamon Shortbread is a super easy cookie to make for a quick and delicious treat! This is a versatile recipe that may be change up a bit for different flavors.
DIY Body spray is an all natural product that helps eliminate toxic chemicals in your body care regimen! Customize for women or men.
DIY canes and walking sticks are very useful tools to have on hand. Learn to make your own cane or walking stick with a sapling from the woodlot!
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!
Heat tolerant chicken breeds are the best choice for hot climate homesteads. Choose the best breed for your area and help them stay cool in the heat!
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.
Cold tolerant chicken breeds are the best choice for homesteaders living in northern climates. Choose cold hardy breeds for your homestead!
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.
Whole wheat banana bread recipe is healthier for you, but still light fluffy and delicious!
Growing chicken fodder for your flock is a great way to supplement their feed. Sprout grains and other seeds to increase their nutrition, especially in winter! Here’s what to grow, and what NOT to grow for your hens.
The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place every February and helps give ornithologists the big picture on bird populations all around the world. Be a part of the project by taking 15 minutes, or more, to observe the bird species in your backyard this weekend!
All Natural Peppermint Patties…Yum! This all-natural peppermint patty recipe is a delicious treat to make for a special occasion, or as a replacement for store bought candy! I love peppermint… Read more »
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!
Homemade Pizza From Scratch Knowing how to make pizza from scratch isn’t rocket science! So, why do so many people dish out a lot of dough for pizza delivery? Of… Read more »
Petroleum free jelly is an all natural substitute for Vaseline. It’s easy to make with just 2 or 3 ingredients. 15 minute recipe and 30+ ways to use! Safe for your family, pets, and livestock.