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Ironweed Medicinal Uses (and More)

October 2, 2018 Tara Dodrill 0

Ironweed is not the nuisance weed many rural folks think it is, not by a long shot. The beautiful purple weed that flourishes in horse pastures and fields offers a bounty of medicinal benefits.The wildflower […]

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How to Start Homeschooling

September 18, 2018 Tara Dodrill 0

Homeschooling and homesteading just seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. Sure, each one is good separately, but together, well, now you have something really special to sink your teeth into. Millions of […]

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Homestead Money-Making: Grapevine

August 6, 2018 Tara Dodrill 0

Thick grapevine like the ones in the photo above are incredibly sturdy, making them perfect for using to build furniture and large garden decorations. Chances are if you live on a rural homestead in most […]

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How To Bale and Store Hay

August 3, 2018 Tara Dodrill 2

Hay baling is hard work, really hard work. But engaging in traditional farm chores will vastly cut down on animal feed costs while ensuring meat, milk, and recreational livestock. Typically, a hay field can be […]