Growing, Harvesting and Storing Garlic

November 29, 2018 Allison Sayer 2

“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” — Hippocrates Garlic, lovingly called “the stinking rose,” brings flavor to dishes from many of the world’s cuisines. Garlic’s proven health benefits were […]

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How to Safely Forage for Mushrooms

June 7, 2018 Allison Sayer 0

Disclaimer: neither the author nor www.newlifeonahomestead.com are responsible for the side effects resulted from applying the advice given in this article. The advice in this article is for information purposes only. Mushroom foraging is one of […]

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How to Cook Beets 10 Ways

February 19, 2018 Allison Sayer 2

Beets are delicious, beautiful, and great for you. They give you a strong dose of B vitamins, iron, manganese, copper, magnesium and potassium. They also have compounds that are beneficial to your circulation, stamina, liver, […]

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How to Grow Calendula

February 11, 2018 Allison Sayer 3

Calendula is an extremely undemanding plant. In exchange for almost no work from you, it produces beautiful, vivid flowers. Besides being beautiful, the flowers have documented medicinal properties. Calendula is an extremely common ingredient in […]

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Growing Leeks Step by Step

January 26, 2018 Allison Sayer 0

Leeks add such incredible flavor to a dish, and they are quite fun to grow. There are only a few factors that complicate growing leeks, and they are really not that complicated. Leeks are reasonably […]

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The Best Homesteading Books

January 16, 2018 Allison Sayer 6

No matter how large or small a space I live in, it is always overflowing with books! Whether you need reference resources or something to spark your imagination, I hope you find something here that […]

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Growing Chives Step by Step

December 26, 2017 Allison Sayer 0

A cheerful pot of chives is a welcome greeting to any home. Growing chives is well worth the minimal effort. Chives are easy to grow and packed with nutrition. They don’t need a lot of […]