Homesteading: Tips

A collection of homesteading tips, homesteading hacks, and general advice for homesteaders.
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50 Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile
50 Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile
the 25 foods you can grow in buckets year round
25 Foods You Can Grow In Buckets Year Round
Don’t you wish you could grow food year-round? Or maybe you are pining for the perfect garden so you can grow your own vegetables, but you simply don’t have enough space. You don’t have to let the season, the size of your property, or your location stop you from growing your own food. You can grow food all year, even in the heat of summer or the icy cold of winter by growing food in buckets.
19 Things to Do Before You Plant Your Spring Garden Outdoor, Cold Frames, Homestead Survival, Crafts, Gardening Tips, Growing Herbs
19 Things to Do Before You Plant Your Spring Garden
At this point in the winter, outdoor gardening can seem like a distant memory. However, there are many tasks you can and should start doing right now to gear up for a great spring garden. Here’s our checklist of 19 things to do before you plant your spring garden. First, you need to decide what you're going to plant and order some seeds. Once they arrive, go ahead and start some of them indoors, that way you can nurture them until they're ready to go outside...
40 Affordable Items to Grab Before They’re Gone Emergency Preparedness, Homesteading, Necessity, Affordable, Homestead, Survival Items, Preparedness, Bank, Survival
40 Affordable Items to Grab Before They’re Gone
We live in a time when the unexpected seems to happen all the time. And since all signs point to a future that is even more disruptive, preparedness is no longer a mere suggestion—it’s an absolute necessity. While stockpiling dozens of survival items can seem overwhelming, it’s possible to amass a substantial cache of essential items without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little bit every week and be consistent. After a year or two, you’ll be amazed at how much stuff you have.
How to Make Sure Your Wheat Lasts for Decades Protein, Food Storage, Preserving Food, Fiber Rich, Wheat Berries, Dehydrated Fruit, Wheat, Nutritious
How to Make Sure Your Wheat Lasts for Decades
If you're looking for a versatile, nutritious food that stores well for decades, you should definitely consider wheat. Not only is it perfect for grinding into flour or eating as a breakfast cereal, but you can also serve it like rice or add it to soups and salads. Wheat is rich in fiber, protein, minerals, and vitamins. However, proper storage is essential for the powerhouse grain. This article explores how to store wheat berries so they last for several decades.
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6 Fence-Building Mistakes To Avoid
If you don't know much about building fences, you're liable to make mistakes. This video goes over six fence-building mistakes and how to avoid them. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homesteading #offgrid #fencing #diy
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Feed This to Your Chickens So They Lay Eggs Year Round
how to grow food in buckets a step - by - step guide
How to Grow Food in Buckets: A Step by Step Guide
Bucket gardening makes it possible for someone with little or no space in their yards to grow fruits and vegetables, and high-yield practices like succession planting and companion planting can give you a huge harvest every season, even with only few buckets. Here's our guide on how to grow food in buckets.
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1 Way Poor People Can Buy Land With No Money
how to build a chicken tractor from old tires and pallets with pictures on it
How to Build a Chicken Tractor
When most people think about housing their chickens, their first thought is a chicken coop. Coops are indeed a great, all-purpose option, and most chicken keepers raise wonderful, happy, healthy flocks with a single coop and an attached run. If you have a bit more space, though, you might also consider using a chicken tractor. These light, mobile structures are even easier to build than a chicken coop, and in this article you’ll learn everything you need to know about building your own.
How To Make Homemade Neosporin (With Pics) Emergency Preparation, Scrubs, Homemade Neosporin, Homemade Healing, Herbal Remedies Recipes, Herbal Remedies, Herb Tonic, Natural Healing Remedies
How To Make Homemade Neosporin (With Pics)
Say goodbye to store-bought Neosporin, and hello to your new homemade healing remedy! Discover the simple steps and all-natural ingredients needed to create your own Homemade Neosporin Perfect for treating those pesky cuts and scrapes, this DIY recipe is a must-try for any health-conscious individual!
how to make white vinegar at home
How to Make White Vinegar at Home
Making white vinegar is a cost-effective way to have a versatile food preservative, antiseptic, and cleaner. However, there's a lot you need to know to make white vinegar properly. Here you'll find detailed instructions.
the three worst chicken breeds are in this postcard with an image of two chickens standing next to each other
The 3 WORST Chicken Breeds
When deciding which chicken breeds to get, most homesteaders consider things like how noisy they are or how many eggs they produce. However, one of the most important factors is temperament. You want chickens that are friendly and easy to deal with. With that in mind, there are several chicken breeds you should avoid, and that is the topic of this video by Becky's Homestead. She talks about her three least-favorite chicken breeds. Here they are...
12 Proven Ways to Boost Garden Harvests
12 Proven Ways to Boost Garden Harvests
Whether you have been gardening for decades or are planning your very first garden, every gardener has one thing in common: You want to enjoy a bountiful garden harvest. This article explores some tried and true tips for boosting your garden's yield this year – and maintaining healthier plants at the same time.