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How To Trial Plants In Your Garden And Why You Should

Gardening provides great freedom in the choice of plants available and this winter, the seed catalogs arriving in the post with new plants for the next season show a snapshot of the choices available in glorious color printing.  Read on to find out what new varieties of plants I will be growing and the totally new plants my 2018 garden. Read More

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The Homesteader Gift Guide (For The Winter Holidays or Any Time of Year)

Holiday shopping is tough and my family found it hard to buy me things as gifts recently because they didn’t know what I would like.  My husband bought 3 pairs of wellies for me to wear in winter around the homestead but none of them were right!  So to aid my family and anyone else who has homesteading friends here is homesteader gift guide for the winter holiday of your celebration or any other time of the year!  There’s sure to be something for the homesteader, knitter, brewer, gardener, crafter, carpenter or novice smithy in your life! Read More

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How To Make Your Raised Bed Soil Rock

Growing in a raised bed can help you grow on the toughest of ground but from time to time you will need to reinvigorate the soil to keep your garden growing. Read on to find out how to make your raised bed soil rock.

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Planning A Garden For Self Sufficiency

I’ve done it; my seeds are bought for next year and it was only 14 September! The best bit is, I have planned my garden and the seed purchase based on the next 3 years of growing produce for my family.  Planning a garden for self sufficiency need not be a daunting it can be a fun and delicious adventure!

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How to insulate a pre-fab chicken coop

How to Insulate a Prefab Chicken Coop For Under $10

Do you need to winterize your chicken coop?  Do you own a store bought chicken coop?  I’ll show you in this post will show you how to insulate a prefab chicken coop for less than $10.

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Winterizing the Chicken Coop A Year Later

The chilly nights are drawing in, the smell on bonfires are in the air, the mountains are an explosion of color and the leaves in my garden are beginning to fall.  All this means one thing: it’s time to winterize the chicken coop.

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How To Grow Garlic Organically and Biodynamically

Growing garlic is really easy and fall is the right time to get garlic planted in your garden.  In this post I’m going to show you how to grow garlic both organically and biodynamically so you can have a great harvest of homegrown garlic next year. Read More