Duckweed is Great… But Do Ducks Like Duckweed? In the last episode of Homesteading Basics, we took a look at the popular permaculture plant called Duckweed. If you missed it, you can watch that video here: Growing Duckweed. Duckweed is great for the homestead – it shades still water in ponds and tanks, it grows […]Read More
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Using Duckweed on the Homestead If you search for information about duckweed on the internet, the vast majority of the information you’ll find will be about how to get rid of it. Common duckweed (Lemna minor) grows in still water in temperate climates around the globe. And this tiny plant grows pretty fast, once it […]Read More
Chicken Feed Ain’t Cheep In some places “chicken feed” is an old slang term meaning “cheap.” That certainly isn’t true today – especially for those of you who feed an organic, soy-free and corn-free formula to your precious flock. While working for chicken feed may not seem like a good trade off for you, starting small is […]Read More