Merry Christmas 2015

Merry Christmas 2015Christmas is here again, and another year has come and gone already!

Thank you for taking the time to browse the information and resources we dug up this year.  We’re already looking forward to getting back into things next year with fresh posts, resources, quotes, and more.

Looking for a little bit of reading over the holidays?  Winter is a great time to research and plan for a new year!  How about perusing some of our favorite additions to the site from 2015?

Merry Christmas!


Best of 2015

Published By Homestead on the Range

The Family Garden JournalThe Family Garden Journal




A New Year’s ChallengeA New Year's Challenge


The Seal of KansasThe Seal of Kansas


The Overland Navigation CompanyThe Overland Navigation Company


The Power of HumusThe Power of Humus


Rattlesnake or Kingsnake?Rattlesnake or Kingsnake?


How Glyphosate-Resistant Crops WorkHow Glyphosate-Resistant Crops Work


The Story of the Stetson HatThe Story of the Stetson Hat




Top 10 Bluegrass Songs You Should KnowTop 10 Bluegrass Songs You Should Know


What Makes Some Cucumbers Bitter?What Makes Some Cucumbers Bitter?






Big Predators Return to KansasBig Predators Return to Kansas: Mountain Lions


The Four Kansas ConstitutionsThe Four Kansas Constitutions: Topeka


Kansas State ParksKansas State Parks


The Breeding ToolboxThe Breeding Toolbox: Introduction






Historical Atlas of KansasHistorical Atlas of Kansas


Waterers and Watering SystemsWaterers and Watering Systems


All New Square Foot Gardening CookbookAll New Square Foot Gardening Cookbook


Free LSU Building PlansFree LSU Building Plans


U.S. Drought Monitor

United States Drought Monitor


Rodale’s Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic GardeningRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening


The Cross Centered LifeThe Cross Centered Life


Storey's Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North AmericaStorey’s Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America


Loving God With All Your MindLoving God With All Your Mind






5 Things Every Beginning Charcoal Artist Needs5 Things Every Beginning Charcoal Artist Needs




Gator CasesGator Cases


General’s Pastel Chalk PencilsGeneral's Pastel Chalk Pencils




Two Bees on a Tall ThistleTwo Bees on a Tall Thistle


Johnson Grass

Johnson Grass in Bloom


Toad BugToad Bug


Dam at Fall River State ParkDam at Fall River State Park


Amelia Earhart StatueAmelia Earhart Statue




HappinessQuote of the Week: Happiness


The Fight in the DogQuote of the Week: The Fight in the Dog


The PastQuote of the Week: The Past


InsanityQuote of the Week: Insanity


Ignoring the ClimateQuote of the Week: Ignoring the Climate


They Can’t Get AwayQuote of the Week: They Can't Get Away


The Shoulders of GiantsQuote of the Week: The Shoulders of Giants


OpportunityQuote of the Week: Opportunity


HorsesQuote of the Week: Horses


A Genuine KansanQuote of the Week: A Genuine Kansan


By hsotr

Pulling from nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle Lindsey started Homestead on the Range to help Kansans and others around flyover country achieve an abundant country lifestyle. Michelle is the author of four country living books. She is also a serious student of history, specializing in Kansas, agriculture, and the American West. When not gardening or pursuing hobbies ranging from music to cooking to birdwatching, she can usually be found researching or writing about her many interests.