How To Plant An Onion That Has Sprouted

Guest Post by Lucy Clark. Don’t be too quick to think your onions have gone bad! Did you know that you can plant an onion that has sprouted? If not, then now you know it’s possible to add spice and yummy flavors to raw or cooked dishes through growing your … Read More

Preparing The Land For Our Homestead

Over the past few weeks my wife and I have discussed our next moves to get our future homestead going and making it livable.  We really needed to decide how we want the property laid out, where the cabin will be placed, and other necessities that we will need. Since … Read More

How To Become A Prepper – Without Even Trying!

Guest Post by Dan Sullivan If the title puzzles you, it’s because, as a homesteader, you’re already prepped for various emergencies and may not even know it. You already make your own food, harvest rainwater, raise animals, maybe even have a generator or a few solar panels. Unlike most people … Read More

Beekeeping 101: A Personal Guide Part 2

After we became accidental beekeepers, we would spend months adapting to our newfound hobby. Sometimes we would be successful. Other times, not so much. Beekeeping, we discovered, has quite a learning curve. After we finally had our hive in the proper place, we spent quite a bit of time watching … Read More

Beekeeping 101: A Personal Guide Part 1

My wife and I began our beekeeping adventure after a day at work turned into a honeybee rescue of sorts. One of the tenants at the Condominium complex where I was working noticed a large swarm of bees in the soffit of a building stairwell. I decided to go and … Read More

How To Dig A Well On Your Property

I know I have often thought about drilling a well or simply being satisfied with a public water system on our property.  Many times the costs are less when connecting to a public water supply, but the water isn’t always the best! After all, water just isn’t something you can … Read More

An Affordable Home For Your Homestead

I was recently doing some research for my next Blog post and came across an article about these great Tiny Homes for retirees.  In my infinite curiosity I decided to take a look at what this was all about and what they were promoting. They were all great Tiny Homes, … Read More

Is Solar Right for You?

I am sure that the thought of installing solar is about as thrilling as mowing your lawn or remodeling your bathroom. But, like adding a new shower stall or cabinets, solar can be a home improvement that has its advantages- by paying for itself and then some! Here is the … Read More

What About Composting Toilets?

With the new and popular trend about owning and living small, every Homestead owner must consider how to deal with using a toilet and living with less.  This should explain how a Composting Toilet works, the different types available, and how to maintain it and get the best  efficiency  from … Read More