Wondering when to plant garlic...? This video shows you how to grow garlic in containers. Plus, what to grow if you've only got 30 days.Read More
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I have 2 livestock guardian dogs, and they are both Great Pyrenees-mixes. My dogs love their lifestyle. They don’t come in the house, ever, and quite frankly they don’t want to. They love being outside where they can watch for trouble and keep an eye on their flock. But still, they are very loving and when I go outside they follow me around, lean on me, and lay down at my feet.Read More
Farm Dogs Get Hurt, and Caring For Them is Hard Farm dogs get hurt – that’s a fact of life that nobody’s going to be able to change. No matter what your dogs’ primary purpose is, getting hurt is something that just seems a normal part of their daily life on the homestead. Herding dogs […]Read More
Homesteading can be some pretty rough work. If you're not digging in the dirt or hauling materials, you're building things and planting. It's a tough job. And the question Marjory is going to answer today is, "Can you wear jewelry while you're homesteading?"Read More
Marjory is a Hose Destroyer Marjory got a sweet new riding lawn mower, and she’s really excited about it. But, as with most things in life, there are some complications… For Marjory’s new mower, the big complication is that she’s running over a bunch of stuff in the yard. Hoses, extension cords, and even a […]Read More
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
Kramer’s Famous Shower Salad Did you ever see the episode of Seinfeld where Kramer decides to multitask by washing his vegetables in the shower… while he showers? The way Kramer sees it, he’s saving time and conserving water. He even goes as far as to have a garbage disposal installed in his bathtub. It’s a […]Read More
Get the Most Flavor from Your Tomatoes We all know that a lot of work goes into growing tomatoes at home. Even if you start with plants that someone else grew from seed, there’s still a lot that needs to be done. You watch your baby plants like a hawk, monitoring for all the common […]Read More