How To Heat A Greenhouse In Winter
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How To Heat A Greenhouse In Winter

Wondering how to keep a greenhouse warm in winter without investing in electric or fuel-supplied heating systems? Yes, it can be done. And without adding any more costs to your household budget. I mean, who needs another bill right? Right. Now, you might be wondering why bother keeping your greenhouse warm during the frostier months…

How A Tractor Can Be A Chicken Farmer’s Best Friend
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How A Tractor Can Be A Chicken Farmer’s Best Friend

While we use tractors on our farm, we don’t use them that often. But they’re great for lifting heavy items, moving manure, and so much more. So, I invited Julia of Hello Homestead to tell us all about how she uses hers! How A Tractor Can Be A Chicken Farmer’s Best Friend If I had…

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Simple things you can do to help the planet this Earth Day (or everyday!)

So here at the farm we try and do the best we can to treat the Earth with the respect it deserves. We are so grateful for the amazing planet we live on that allows our homestead to function! With Earth Day coming up on April 22nd I thought I would share some ideas with…

Five Depression-Era Tips You Can Use Today
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Five Depression-Era Tips You Can Use Today

Although we live in a fast-paced, plastic-infused world, I know a lot of you want to slow down and live a simpler life.   My grandparents lived through the Great Depression, and in this article, I’m going to share some Depression-era strategies handed down from that generation.   We all know that the Great Depression…

10 Strategic Tips for Choosing the Best Perennial Plants for Your Garden

10 Strategic Tips for Choosing the Best Perennial Plants for Your Garden

Spring is here….and like everyone, we’re not just planting vegetables, but we’re looking to establish permanent flower beds to liven up duller parts of the homestead.   I don’t exactly have the greenest thumb out there, and perennials certainly aren’t my area of expertise, so I’ve invited my friend Valerie of Aspiring Homemaker to tell us…

Real Homesteader Stories Episode 1

Real Homesteader Stories Episode 1

Real Homesteader Stories Episode 1 Updates from the homestead, y’all.   I’ve started something new, which is live streaming from my truck as I’m doing farm chores – and I’m giving y’all the straight poop about what it’s like on our homestead. I’m calling this series Real Homesteader Stories – and I hope you enjoy…