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What Rural Living is Really Like

May 22, 2018 Tom Harkins 1

So, you’re tired of the hustle and bustle and high prices of city living, and considering a move to the country. Maybe you plan on planting a large garden, buying some poultry and livestock, and […]

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How to Grow Marigolds in Your Garden

May 17, 2018 Alina J. 0

A gorgeous member of the daisy family, marigolds are herbaceous annual flowers that are easy to grow and even easier to enjoy. Marigold flowers were used by the ancient Romans to signify the start of […]

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Kendra Lynne is Back!

May 6, 2018 Dan 2

…. but not on NLOAH. She started another blog at http://ourlifeonahomestead.com. We all know the excellent job she’s done with this website, so this can only mean more high quality homesteading articles for you! 🙂 Welcome […]

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Homemade Salsa, Step by Step

May 5, 2018 Tom Harkins 0

It’s time to make some delicious salsa! If you’re a homesteader, you pride yourself on a full pantry. Every homesteader wants to keep a wide variety of preserved foods on hand, and enjoy the bounty […]

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20 Ways To Save Money On Laundry

May 4, 2018 Kendra 4

“When you are living on a tight budget like my family is you have to find ways to save $$ in every department! Here are some ideas for saving money on doing laundry…”

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Composting The Easy Way!

May 3, 2018 Kendra 11

When it came to achieving “the perfect nitrogen to carbon ratio”, I was totally lost. Did it have to be so complicated? Actually, it doesn’t! Here’s all you need to know to start making your own ‘black gold’ in no time!

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Crunchy Dill Pickles Step by Step

April 29, 2018 Tom Harkins 6

If you’re a homesteader and preserve foods, sooner or later you’re going to make pickles. When starting out with preserving foods, pickled cucumbers are often one of the first vegetables that people decide to can. […]