50 WAYS TO MAKE MONEY ON A SMALL HOMESTEAD

The dream of making a real living from the homestead – only venturing into the hustle and bustle of things for feed and farmers’ markets, and maybe the occasional bookstore – is one I’ll bet most of us share. And while it can feel elusive, I can see that each year we do get a [...]

2017-09-18T07:46:11+00:00 September 18th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

Straw Bale Gardening: 10 “Easy Growing” Reasons To Try It-The Best Plants To Grow In Straw Bales

Straw bale gardening has been growing in popularity. It’s a unique way to garden that honestly, some people swear to… and other swear at. You’ll have to make up your own mind. The concept of gardening in a straw bale wraps the world of raised bed gardensalong with container gardening all into one “growing unit.” In the system [...]

2017-09-12T12:21:47+00:00 September 12th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

The Best 15 Easy DIY Gutter Garden Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden

  If you're interested in using the gutter of your home as a planter, here you'll find some neat Rain Gutter Garden Ideas that you can make yourself. When you look at a rain gutter, what is your first thought? It’s probably not that it would make a fantastic planter, right? But they do! There’s [...]

2017-09-04T10:29:30+00:00 September 4th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News|

Best 100 + Old-Time Recipes for Home Made Wines Cordials and Liqueurs! Part.1

Old-Time Recipes for Home Made Wines The idea of compiling this little volume occurred to me while on a visit to some friends at their summer home in a quaint New England village. The little town had once been a thriving seaport, but now consisted of hardly more than a dozen old-fashioned Colonial houses facing each other [...]

2017-09-03T12:52:56+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

Build a $300 Underground Greenhouse For Year-Round Gardening

This low-tech technology is a true gift from mother nature.For as little as $300 you can create an underground greenhouse that will provide enough food to live on year-round. Growers in colder climates often utilize various approaches to extend the growing season or to give their crops a boost, whether it’s coldframes, hoop houses or [...]

2017-08-21T19:39:11+00:00 August 21st, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

The 25 Best DIY Root Cellar Plans & Ideas To Keep Your Harvest Fresh Without Refrigerators

Have you ever stopped to think what people did long before refrigeration? How to live without refrigeration? Have you ever really stopped and thought what life would be like without it? Well, one way was with the help of root cellars.The great news is that they are still around today. So today I wanted to [...]

2017-08-20T16:40:25+00:00 August 20th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

HOW TO PREPARE LACTUCA TINCTURE-A NATURAL ANALGESIC THAT WORKS LIKE MORPHINE AND GROWS IN YOUR BACKYARD-PART II

Throughout history, medicinal herbs were the only thing available when someone was injured or sick. The emergence of modern medicine made humanity forget about how powerful nature is. For example, wild lettuce (Lactusa virosa) is a plant that grows in England and North America and has been used as a natural painkiller that works just [...]

2017-07-25T15:19:22+00:00 July 25th, 2017|DIY, Health, Natural Farming, News|

DIY Garden Projects and Ideas for The Perfect Backyard-Recycle Tire Planter – Under $80.00

Many of us just love garden projects. They require lots of work and creativity but give you a good reason for spending the weekends with family outside in your beautiful backyard. Designing this kind of area is usually hard and time consuming but you don’t need to do everything at the same time. I have [...]

2017-07-08T16:02:29+00:00 July 8th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News|

25 DIY Root Cellar Plans & Ideas to Keep Your Harvest Fresh Without Refrigerators

Have you ever stopped to think what people did long before refrigeration? I’ve already touched the subject on how to live without refrigeration, but have you ever really stopped and thought what life would be like without it? Well, one way was with the help of root cellars.The great news is that they are still [...]

2017-06-23T19:14:40+00:00 June 14th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

Everything You Need For a 2 Acre Farm in One Shipping Container

Using regenerative agriculture techniques with precision farming technology, we have developed the most efficient and easy mechanism for starting and maintaining an off-grid 2-acre farm. Healthy food, locally grown. Brandi DeCarli and Scott Thompson have developed a way to fit an entire two-acre farm capable of feeding 150 people into a shipping container. Partnered with [...]

2017-06-13T16:32:42+00:00 June 11th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|