Tips to Homesteading

Unique Gardening Ideas to Increase Yields

If you are homesteading, you are likely developing a garden.  With that, here are some Unique Gardening Ideas to Increase Yields Given the state of the economy these days, gardening for some has evolved from a productive hobby to a necessary endeavor. Not only the economy but also food safety has some people concerned. You simply do not know, despite what you are told, what exactly goes into commercial food production as far as pesticides and fertilizers. Even after the product has been harvested there is the possibly of contamination of the foods. Growing your own fruits and vegetables allows […]

Importance of Owning a Homesteading Chicken Coop

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If you are a homesteader, you know the importance and joy of growing and producing your own food.  There is an importance of owning a homesteading chicken coop if you are planning a long-term homestead. Chicken coops are one of the most popular live animals additions to any homesteading property. Just as a cow can provide beef and milk, a chicken has a duel purpose, too – eggs and meat. You can either build your own chicken coop from scratch or purchase them in an assembly kit from an online source. Some local farming supply companies might even have them […]

Essentials of a Solar Greenhouse for Your Homestead

Obviously, if you are homesteading you are likely growing your own food.  Many homesteaders will use a greenhouse to help in their crop production.  With that, we want to discuss the Essentials of a Solar Greenhouse for your homestead. Plant breeding and plant production is a very productive hobby and livelihood. It is good way to earn a living by producing high-valued crops. It is also a good way of contributing to the environment. The best way to sustain this endeavor is to get a solar greenhouse. Read on to learn the basics of the solar greenhouse. What Is a […]

Some Homesteading Electricity Options

If you are looking for ways to be more self-reliant, you likely have looked at homesteading electricity options as part of your planning.  Living off-grid is a goal for many people who are in preparedness or are simply wanting to live a more simplified lifestyle. When families make the decision to become preppers on a homestead, the one major lifestyle change they’ll encounter is the loss of electricity. But going off the grid is the most important component of self sufficient living. Just because you’re technically off the grid – it doesn’t mean you have to go without power completely. […]

Homesteading is a Journey to Self-Reliance

Do you have what it takes to live a life that is sustainable? Are you interested in becoming self-sufficient and relying on your own two hands to grow food and essentially live off the land? If that sounds intriguing, you might be a future homesteader. [wp_ad_camp_1] What Is Homesteading and Why Is It Growing In Popularity? Homesteading is the practice of growing your own food, raising animals for produce, and even providing your own energy. Some homesteaders also make their own clothing and strive to live completely dependent upon their own resources. It’s a lifestyle choice. You don’t’ have to […]

Here are some Homesteading “must haves”

If you are Homesteading you may want to consider these must-haves. When you make the decision to go off the grid and build a family property that allows you to be self sufficient and safe in the event of a crisis or disaster, you need to make sure it meets several requirements in addition to food and water. A good piece of property is first and foremost on the checklist. It should be away from city, but not too far that it becomes an inconvenience to access whenever you need to replenish your supplies. Get a Free PREPARE Subscription here […]