seeds

So, How Long Do Seeds Last?

April 7, 2020 Tara Dodrill 0

Saving seeds so you can start a new crop the following season only makes good economic sense. Preserving the seeds from a tasty and bountiful vegetable, fruit, or herb harvest also helps you increase the […]

pallet compost bin

52 Things To Never Ever Compost

April 2, 2020 Linda Wilson 1

As homesteaders, we’re always striving to reduce our carbon footprint and upcycle as much as possible. Nothing goes to waste. Whenever possible, we find ways to upcycle things and reuse them to the best of […]

amaranth

Amaranth: How to Grow and Use It

March 19, 2020 Tara Dodrill 0

Amaranth may not be a staple crop on American homesteads right now, but it should be. This nutrient-rich plant has been used as a dietary staple and natural home remedy base ingredient in many regions […]

irrigation dripper

Drip Irrigation for Beginners

February 6, 2020 Aaron Cummins 0

Drip irrigation, sometimes called trickle irrigation, has become popular with many gardeners as an easy way to conserve water without sacrificing plant growth. Drip systems use less water than sprinkler systems and can also help […]