Plant Marigolds With Vegetables

5 Reasons To Plant Marigolds With Vegetables

When you plant marigolds with vegetables, you get more than a splash of beauty in your garden. Plant them in between you vegetables in your vegetable garden and you will be surprised...
Rooting Hormone

5 Steps To Make Your Own Organic Rooting Hormone

Are you looking for a completely natural, organic rooting hormone that will increase your success rate for growing cuttings? Great news! You can make your own right at home! The only tricky...
Benefits of Owls

Benefits of Owls On The Homestead

Some disturbing events over the last week have prompted me to write this post on the benefits of owls on the homestead. The events that unfolded were, to my thinking, unbelievable that these mindsets...
Best Beehive

Best Beehive For Beginner Beekeepers

The best beehive for beginner beekeepers is a design that is practical, easy to use, wallet friendly and portable!There are many hive designs out there, each with their pros and cons.
Dutch Oven

What is a Dutch Oven?

A Dutch oven is an old school cast iron cooking pot.  Modern varieties of the dutch oven are often coated in enamel to protect them from rust. Personally, I prefer the plain...
Organic Pest Control

3 More Homemade Remedies For Organic Pest Control

Organic pest control is the way to go when trying to protect our veggies from pest attack. Natural pest remedies are healthier for the plant, us who consume the produce and long term for...
5 Uses For Autumn Leaves On The Homestead

5 Uses for Autumn Leaves On The Homestead

For many, autumn leaves are just another seasonal chore! But this resource can be so much more. Try out these 5 uses for autumn leaves on the homestead, or even for your suburban garden! 5...

How To Grow Bountiful Beans

Beans are easy to grow, and once established, require little care. They are rewarding to grow since they produce an abundant harvest. About Beans Beans are...

How To Build A Worm Farm In 5 Easy Steps

5 Easy steps to build a worm farm as a DIY project. Recycle your organic kitchen waste and get fertiliser and growth boosting products for your garden!
Solar Cooking

Solar Cooking – The All American Sun Oven

It is the ambition of every homesteader and off-grider to use the the free energy from the sun. Using solar cooking is one of the easiest ways to tap into this renewable...
Beekeepers suit

4 Tips For Choosing a Beekeepers Suit

A beekeepers suit is part of the essential gear for a beekeeper, whether you are a beginner beekeeper or a seasoned veteran! Your beekeeper suit does not need to...
Kitchen top compost bin

OXO Kitchen Top Compost Bin Review

Using a kitchen top compost bin is an easy small step to get into green living and doing your bit for the planet! Composting your kitchen organic waste rather than sending it...
Survival Frog Tactical Bivvy