I read ‘Sweet Maple: Backyard Sugarmaking from Tap to Table’ by Michelle Visser and loved it! Brings back memories of visiting the family sugarbush!
Create your own flower and veggie row markers for your garden! These garden row markers were made with scrap wood and painted for free and simple stakes!
What are the best pumpkins to grow on your homestead? Pick the best pumpkins for cooking, autumn decor, giant pumpkins, or start a pumpkin patch!
Select and plant the best fruit and nut trees for your homestead! What size trees will fit in your space? Planting for pollination and selecting hardy trees
Prepare your garden for the first frost in autumn to increase your harvest. Get ready for a killing frost and your garden will continue to produce!
Do you have unwanted roosters? Too many roosters? Here are some suggestions for dealing with roosters that you can’t keep!
Use this handy checklist of fall garden chores for getting the yard and garden whipped into shape for spring! Checklist of chores NOT to do in fall too!
Can you really homestead on 1 acre of land or less? Yes! Here’s how to make the most of your small homestead by choosing the best livestock and plants!
When summers heat up it is important to keep chickens cool so they will be healthy, happy, and productive! Keep the eggs coming all summer with these tips!
This recipe for Burdock with Black Beans and Pasta is a dish I created to use more wild foods foraged from our homestead. It’s a cheap and delicious meal!
Carduni made with burdock leaves is another great dish you can cook up from foraged greens. This is a great way to save money and eat healthy!
This Creamy Burdock Soup is a tasty spring dish! Made with just fresh milk, butter, burdock leaves, ramps, mushrooms, and a little flour.
Wondering why your chickens don’t lay eggs? Here is a list of common reasons that hens may not lay eggs.
I’m planting strawberries in my garden this year to replace my old patch. Read about the varieties and how to plant, feed, and mulch your berries.
Having a spring garden chores checklist is helpful for staying on track this time of year. I know my spring chores are on my mind! My garden clean-up is started, but far from complete.
Pasty Butt in baby chicks isn’t a fun topic to discuss. However, it is important to address this life-threatening condition before it’s too late!
Raising healthy chicks an important topic on my homestead. If you have chicks, you’ll want to keep them happy and healthy too! Here’s how!
Raising ducks and having duck eggs is a fun homesteading project! I’ve had a number of duck breeds for eggs and meat over the years. Learn from my experience!
Farm fresh eggs are one of my favorite parts of living on a homestead. Here are some ideas for using your fresh eggs on the homestead!
These wheat free dog biscuits are a great homemade treat for dogs with sensitive stomachs!