Tag: How-To

How to Welcome Your Mail-Order Chicks

How to Welcome Your Mail-Order Chicks

Are you expecting baby chicks in the mail? Review these steps to get them off to a great start.

How to Test Seed Germination Rates

How to Test Seed Germination Rates

Are those old seeds in the basement still viable? Find out with supplies you already have around the house.

Get Ready for January 2017

Get Ready for January 2017

January is a great time to plan for a new year! Take some time to shape your philosophy and develop a farming or gardening approach. Plan a garden. Discover community-supported […]

The Christian Kids' Gardening Guide

The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide

Looking for a gift idea for a young gardener? Here’s a book that may spark an interest. Practical but inviting, The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide by Rebecca Park Totilo makes […]

The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible

The Backyard Bird Feeder’s Bible

Since fall migration is picking up, some of you may be looking for ways to attract new birds to your yard.  Here’s a friendly book that will give you some […]

How to Peel a Farm-Fresh Hard-Boiled Egg

How to Peel a Farm-Fresh Hard-Boiled Egg

Of course, it’s great to eat eggs from your own flock of chickens.  You know the eggs are super fresh, and those bright yolks beat anything you’ll ever see at […]



Here is just the thing for the handyman of the family.  Whatever you want to build, whether it is for your home, your garden, or your farm, check out this […]

How to Freeze Eggs

How to Freeze Eggs

Spring is on its way, and the chickens are starting to get down to business.  The refrigerator is slowly filling up with eggs.  Before long, most of us with laying […]

How to Plan a Garden

How To Plan a Garden

Planning a garden in January? Why not? It’ll give you something to do in those slow, cold days before the spring rush. Besides, depending on where you live and what […]

How to Make a Sweet Potato Beetle

How To Make a Sweet Potato Beetle

Step-by-step instructions for a simple vegetable craft that makes a fun gift.