We love curating helpful reading material for country living enthusiasts! If you are looking for a variety of useful books on everything from starting a farming enterprise to planting crops to drawing horses, we highly recommend the Homestead Bookshelf as the place to find what you’re looking for. We have collected public domain classics, modern…
Essential skills, from starting a country living library to raising earthworms to pruning cane fruits.
The pros, cons, and best application for popular mulches, organic and inorganic.
Rewarding vegetables and herbs that will have you looking like a green thumb in no time.
Craftsy folks frequently share a do-it-yourself ethic. While it’s always easier just to buy cheap, pretty yarn at the craft store, some (particularly homesteaders) prefer to create their own dyes. In fact, if you own sheep or other fiber animals, this may be a logical next step to adding value to your products. You can…
Tips for raising vigorous seeds, whether your goal is to preserve a variety or to create a locally adapted strain.
The second of a two-part series on the benefits of eating the rainbow.
Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.
The first of a two-part series on the benefits of eating the rainbow.
How do plants beat the heat? Find out how your garden can stay productive this summer.