Whether you are a seasoned green thumb or one of many who gardened for the first time this year, you’ll enjoy our readers’ favorite posts and resources.
The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner is a season-guided approach to keeping up with the homestead chores in sync with nature.
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 […]
While your homesteading bucket list should be unique, you may find that these suggestions spark an interest you didn’t even know you had.
You don’t have to read many gardening books or websites to catch on that mulch is highly recommended for all gardens. But knowing that you ought to mulch your garden and deciding what to mulch it with are two different things. First off, it is important to recognize that everyone’s circumstances are unique. Factors that […]
Rewarding vegetables and herbs that will have you looking like a green thumb in no time, plus tips for success.
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.