Growing air purifying plants indoors is so good for your health! Learn about all the benefits and start growing plants in your house today!
Make your own apron with this Egg Gathering Apron Pattern. Full of step-by-step instructions & detailed color photos. Easy for you to follow along & detailed to give you confidence as you proceed.
Find DIY natural remedies for your sick farm animal: goats, chickens and more!
Lots of delicious healthy recipes to choose from. Find many healthy dishes and drinks for the taste and nourishment family.
Want to learn more about gardening, but don't know where to start? Here's some of the best info I've collected over the years. Come learn how to build a garden with me!
The best garden watering system can be hard to find. There are so many ways to water your garden, but after years of trail and error, I've learned a few things I hope can help you.
Goat raising on the homestead can be a very smart move. Goats can provide you with milk and meat and are a lot easier to keep than a cow. Come learn goat raising 101 with me!
Owning a smart garden watering system can make all the difference to an efficient home gardener. Learn how to pick the best watering tools for your garden.
This on the go smoothie is my absolute favorite. I’ll often blend it up real quick when I want a fast, health-packed breakfast that’s also super yummy.
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Here's a great natural bee themed baby shower cake you can make! I made this last week and it was a real hit! Gluten free, and all natural homemade food colors. #cake #beetheme #babyshower
Desert gardening in the summers is a challenge. Arizona's desert is not inviting of lush green veggies. But there are things you can do and plant in the months of June and July all of you zone 9, low-desert gardeners. #arizonagardening #summers #zone9 #phoenix
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Start your poultry record keeping templates with this egg record sheet. Keep track of how many eggs your chickens are laying with this cute printable cheat-sheet. #backyardchickens #chickens #eggs
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How do you keep your chickens cool this summer? Great question! Here are some tips and tricks to help your flock handle the heat. #backyardchickens #chickens #homesteading
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Did you know you can grow food for your chickens in your garden? In this article, I go over what you can plant for you chickens this spring. #chickens #gardening #homesteading
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There are lots of ways to stake a tree, but do you know the best way? Learn how to stake your tree the right way today. #gardening #staketree #orchard #homesteading
Check out our new addition to the website! Get great homestead printables for free when you join the Homesteader's Elite. This is a group for those who want some homestead cheat-sheets and printables. #homesteading
Unusual garden vegetables are a great way to have produce coming from your garden with character and unique variety. These vegetables are unusual and beautiful. I know you're going to love growing these fun heirloom varieties! #unusualvegetables #togrow #gardening
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Garden seeds and plants are the most basic and important part of backyard gardening. There are so many things a gardener can invest in, but finding quality seeds is essential. Check out my seven favorite places to look for seeds, trees, and more. #gardening #seeds
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Are you ready to organize your vegetable garden? Learn how to use your 200+ page vegetable garden planner, and get your garden organized even better this year. #vegetablegardenplanner #gardeningforbeginners #gardeningbinder #gardeningplans #printable #binder #planner
Need to organize your gardening and keep better records this year? Here’s a 200+ page vegetable garden planner, with lots of journaling pages, charts & more to help you get organized. #gardeningforbeginners #gardeningbinder #gardeningplans #printable #binder
Start backyard homesteading with this quick-start guide for beginners & beyond. Turn your homestead dreams into reality! #homesteadingforbeginners #homesteading #permaculture #sustainable #frugal #selfsufficient #ideas #homesteading101 #diy #homesteadingskills #urban
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Five gallon buckets add up fast when you consider how many a homestead will need. However, you can stop spending money on them. They are actually very easy to find for free! Learn how in this first frugal homesteading article. #fivegallonbuckets #frugal #homesteading
Feeding backyard chickens is always nicer with a custom DIY feeder. Check out these 8 best feeder ideas to build your perfect automatic chicken food feeder today! #backyardchickens #feeders #food #raisingchickens #sustainable #frugal #savemoney #chickens #beginners #best
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Backyard homesteading is a dream for many, but are you ready to start yours now? In this article we will learn the 5 steps you need to start your homestead today. Backyard homesteading for beginners. #homesteadingforbeginners #homesteading #howtostart
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Backyard permaculture zones are key to a successful homestead layout. Understanding and using zones is critical for a sustainable lasting design. Learn the principles behind why you need zones and how to set them up on your homestead.
Goat breeds directory for beginners! Get the best goat breed for your homestead and you’ll be set for years. Milk goats, meat goats and dual purposed goats are all compared in the following easy-to-use guide.
Herbal infusions for beginners! Find lots of nourishing recipes you can make to boost your health. Start learning how to make your own today.
Find the best DIY poultry watering systems for your chickens. Here is a look at all the different poultry waterers and why some are better in some situations than others. Also, at the end we'll cover rainwater harvesting systems for your flock.
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Beautiful DIY mason jar centerpieces for Christmas. They’re easy to adapt & make for weddings, for graduations, or for birthdays! Very rustic & glittery, perfect for country-homestead decorations.
Raising chickens can be a challenge. Not going broke over their feed bill and doing a good job all-around is difficult. Here's your free, online handbook to saving money, growing feed, health, coops, tractors, frugal ideas and more!
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Arizona gardening calls for a permaculture garden design--even in small backyards. Learn great water saving methods for our Phoenix summers. Vegetable gardening can be hard in our harsh desert climate, but with the right methods, we live in one of the best states!
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A natural eye infection remedy for your cow, rabbit, goat or sheep. It's a simple, easy and a very effective homestead remedy that I tried on our animals a while back. I've had great results! Plus, it's just one simple kitchen ingredient.
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Chicken tractor designs for your meat chickens. Free Dimensions (DIY Plans) with wheels for your broilers’ moveable and portable coop. For free-range, pastured chickens on grass. Simple and easy to make.
Find 100+ squash recipes to use up an abundant squash harvest from your garden. When squash is in season you can’t have too many recipes. Find the right easy squash recipe for you. Summer & winter squash, zucchini and more!
What do chickens eat? Here is your guide to feeding chickens. With 107 kinds of food to feed your backyard hens and roosters. Perfect DIY list of ideas to have for beginners.
Get your best meat chickens chart! 12 meat chicken breeds which are great for raising on your homestead. Heritage and cross-bred broilers are compared. An instant download you can print out now.
Here are 12 of the best meat chicken breeds for raising on your homestead. A great list for beginners who are looking to raise broilers. Both cross-bred & heritage breeds are compared here.
This vanilla extract recipe is easy to make yummy and homemade. An great DIY recipe that will give a delicious hint of vanilla to any batch of cookies. Use this extract in your favorite recipe!
Here are 5 tips to take raising geese to the next level. These are simple tips you can apply to set your goslings on a path to a long, vigorous healthy life. Homesteading beyond the basics!
Raising geese starts with baby goslings. Learn how to set up a brooder and get your geese off to a healthy start—for beginners. Geese are an easy way to add variety to your meat sources along with diversity to your pasture and homestead terrain.