Comfrey is a great plant to grow in your garden. It can be used many ways on the homestead. Today I shared what comfrey is used for, what I personally use it for, and how to grow it. Also- how to make Comfrey Tea for your garden!
How to Set Up Nesting Boxes for Your Chickens
When setting up your new chicken coop, how many nesting boxes do you need? How do you set them up?
Learn about this basic chicken care topic in this article.
Pasty Butt – What it is & How to Treat or Prevent it
Pasty Butt is something that can go straight from yucky to deadly in no time at all. This article discusses what “pasty butt” is, why it is dangerous, and things you can do to help out your chicks.
Raising Chicks: How to Set Up a Brooder
Getting started raising chicks doesn’t have to be a daunting task.
With a few basic supplies, you’ll be able to successfully bring up healthy, happy chickens.
A Guide to Chicken Egg Colors
Why do chickens lay different colored eggs? Learn the simple reason for different colors in the egg basket.
What is the Bloom of an Egg?
Chickens 101: What does it mean when someone talks about the “bloom” or “cuticle” of an egg? What is it, and what is its purpose?
When to Plant EVERYTHING
When and How to Plant ALL the Seeds for your Garden
How to Use a Soil Blocking Tool
How to use a soil blocking tool for starting your seeds for your garden.
How to Make Your Own Seed Starter Soil
Save money in the garden by making your own DIY Seed Starter Soil
How to Tame a Rooster
Tips and tricks for dealing with an aggressive rooster on your homestead or small farm.
Hornworms: Tomato-Murdering Beasts!
What are Tomato Hornworms?! Find out what they are and how to get them out of your garden.
How to Build an A-Frame Chicken Coop | Movable “Chicken Sled”
How to Build an A-Frame Chicken Coop a.k.a The Movable “Chicken Sled” – Get FREE Plans for this easy to build coop below!
Crazy Way to Keep Flies Away From Your Chicken Coop
Today I shared a surprising way that I learned to keep flies away from the chicken coop. It’s easy, and to my great shock, it actually seemed to work!
How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally
You can get rid of ants naturally from your home by following these simple steps. Get the ants out of your pantry, once and for all – without poisons!
How to Harden Off Plants
Learn about the importance of “hardening off” your plants, what it is and how to do it.
How to Make Homemade Bug Killer for the Garden (3 Versions!)
Simple recipes for making your own “insecticide” at home from natural, non-toxic ingredients.
Pineapple sage is a beautiful, late summer flower with a surprise.
How to Make an Amish Fence Puller
A simple yet priceless tool for putting in a nice, tight fence. So easy, you might even call it a “hack.”
How to Grow Potatoes
Tips on planting and growing your own potatoes.
How to Keep Your Chickens Warm in the Winter
Tips for what you should and shouldn’t do to keeping your chickens safe and comfortable all winter long.