gardening

Top 10 Homesteading Blogs

Top 10 Homesteading Blogs Since I started blogging a few months ago I’ve discovered a world of beautiful blogs.  I’ve also discovered that a homestead can be 1/15 of an acre or 100 acres; homesteaders come in all ages & family sizes; they originate from all walks of life, from city-slickers to hippies to scientists;…

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10 Tips for New Homesteaders

Things I’ve Learned on the Homestead Since I moved to the country a few months ago, I’m learning what works and what doesn’t.  I started this adventure with a gardening background, a reasonable level of fitness, and basic carpentry skills (along with a small arsenal of tools).  This has helped a lot.  I’m at a…

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How to Start a Vegetable Garden

Tips for Beginners Are you new to gardening?  Do you want to grow your own fresh veggies and save money?  There’s nothing like a fresh crunchy carrot or crisp green peas straight from the garden.  Winter is a great time to start planning, dreaming, and salivating. Here are 6 steps for starting a vegetable garden…

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