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April 2013

The Prepper Project – Chicken Breeds

The Best Chicken Breeds for Preppers Very cool announcement – I’m writing articles for The Prepper Project, a website dedicated to helping …

Plant Herbs for Self Sufficiency

Plant Herbs for Self Sufficiency

Grow Your Own Herbs Herbs make a wonderful addition to your home garden. But did you know that they can also make …

Spring Chores on the Homestead

Taking Care of My Spring Chores The rain has barely given us a break the last couple of weeks, so I’m having …

Perennial Fruits for Self Sufficiency

  ¬†Planting Perennial Fruits and Vegetables Are you interested in growing your own healthy food, becoming more self reliant, saving money, and …

A Tale of Two Roosters - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

A Tale of Two Roosters

Replacing My Rooster Earlier this year my rooster, Del the Delaware, fell ill. It was obvious he would not survive much longer, …

Raising Ducks for Meat Banner

Raising Ducks for Meat

  Raising Ducks for Meat Ducks are a fine source of meat for the small farm or homestead. They are fairly disease …

Perennial Vegetables for Self Sufficiency

What is a Perennial? A perennial is any herbaceous plant that will survive for more than 2 years in the proper environment. …

Skunk

The Skunk In My Tool Shed

An Uninvited Guest It was a wonderfully warm January day. The sun was out and the chickens were scratching happily in the …