Pruning Tomatoes Step by Step

June 9, 2018 Michael Wight 1

Tomatoes are one of the most commonly grown vegetables around the globe, often receiving the affectionate nickname of “kingpin of the garden.” While it is extremely easy to grow tomatoes in a garden, doing it […]

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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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Blueberry Jam Step by Step

June 5, 2018 Tom Harkins 0

Are you ready to make some blueberry jam? If you’re a homesteader, finding a way to preserve delicious easy-to-grow fruits like blueberries should be a top goal this year. Making jam is easy, inexpensive, and […]

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What Rural Living is Really Like

May 22, 2018 Tom Harkins 2

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 livestock, and raising your […]

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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 […]