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How to Build a Cheap Raised Garden Bed

How to Build a Cheap Raised Garden Bed

Cheap Garden Beds – Using Recycled Building Supplies After four years of heavy use, my raised garden beds are starting to fall apart and need replacing. Before I gave in to spending money on supplies, I wanted to make sure there wasn’t anything lying...
9 Tips for Raising Baby Chickens

9 Tips for Raising Baby Chickens

Raising Baby Chickens  for Beginners I would consider us seasoned baby chicken growers. We have successfully raised over one hundred baby chicks within the last couple of years. So when I got a question from one of my readers asking if I could give her any tips on...
25 Vegetable Gardening Tips + Old-time Planting Lore

25 Vegetable Gardening Tips + Old-time Planting Lore

It’s Vegetable Garden Planting Time There is something magical that happens in the spring, things that I can count on every year. The birds sing louder, the sky seems bluer, the grass is greener and I love planting a garden. I have an old book that I devour...
The Look of Today’s Homesteader

The Look of Today’s Homesteader

Are you drawn to a simpler homesteader way of life? If so, you are like so many other Americans tired of this crazy busy life and are yearning to slow down to a simpler way of living. Homesteaders today are not concerned with climbing the social ladder they are...
Easiest Vegetables to Grow

Easiest Vegetables to Grow

If you are new to gardening choosing what to grow the first time can be overwhelming!  Nothing will discourage you more than planting a garden and have it not grow. Be assured that we all were in your shoes at one point!  Over the years, I have learned that no matter...
5 Steps To Urban Homesteading

5 Steps To Urban Homesteading

How to be an urban homesteader? Homesteading and urban living …a beautiful collision that is taking the country by storm. Are you trying to feed yourself from your own garden? Maybe you’re trying to squeeze a few chickens into your postage-stamp-sized...