Homestead helpers and guardians
27 May

Homestead Helpers And Guardians

Homestead Helpers And Guardians It’s been said that the dog is man’s best friend. This is never more true than in the case of the homesteader. But, for a homestead, you can’t afford to have very many dogs that are …

The delights of mulch
21 May

The Delights of Mulch

Hey all, I wanted to talk a bit today about something that has been going on in the gardens while we are getting plants really going. We’ve been mulching. “What is mulch any way?”you might wonder, if you have no …

01 May

A New Addition To The Homestead

Hey all, I have been floating for the whole last week. As I have mentioned before, even as experienced homesteaders, we are always learning and always looking for ways to improve our homestead. This past week, my family finally achieved …

24 April

Spring Farm Babies

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted here. As a new homesteader, and a recent cancer survivor, I have a lot to learn and deal with. You’d think that I’d take it slow my first year of homesteading. In fact, my …

Too much milk?
22 April

Too Much Milk

Too Much Milk Hey All, Recently on our homestead, we’ve started into a wonderful problem to have. Our dairy goats are now giving more milk than what we can drink. So, what can you do in such a situation? You …

Kraienkoppe mama hen and chicks - heritage bird
15 April

Pets or Production

Hi All, Over the years, my family has helped a lot of people with getting into chickens. There’s something we’ve seen repeatedly that we thought would be worth a mention. Often people are not clear in their thinking about what …