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9 Tips to Get More Eggs From Those Chickens

9 Tips to Get More Eggs From Those Chickens

When compared to winter, summer on a homestead is much preferable. We can soak up the vitamin D we missed during the cold months, rejuvenate the crops and feel more comfortable keeping the animals outdoors. However, depending on your location, summertime can prove difficult for certain animals. Even we can start to feel lethargic and dehydrated

Grow Bananas During Any Type of Winter

Bananas are one of the most common fruits found in households. It seems like whenever we’re in the produce section of the grocery store, we automatically reach for a bunch without thinking twice. Somehow, we’re always able to use them whether we eat them as baked goods, smoothies or on their own. However, we never

Learn These 4 Axe Skills To Improve Life Off-Grid

A major hurdle to living off the grid is learning how to become self-reliant. You don’t want to depend on anyone or anything in order to keep your life afloat. This includes building your own power source (by using solar power, wind power, etc.) and creating your own sustainable food supply. A useful off-grid skill

8 Ways To Lower Wattage Use When Off The Grid

If you were to list out your daily routine, how many of those tasks would require electricity? It’s amazing to consider what life would be like without power. We would not only be frustrated, but unproductive. If you live off the grid, the task of living with little power is a reality. It’s also something

What We Need To Know About Growing Garlic

Garlic is a staple both in our meals and in our gardens. Besides adding flavor to our food, it has many unexpected health benefits. Because it’s used so often, it might be beneficial to grow your own supply if you have a garden or live on a homestead. It does much more than just ward

How To Graft a Multi-Variety Apple Tree

One of the many reasons we enjoy planting and growing our own produce is the ability to pluck natural fruits and vegetables at their prime. It’s also convenient to be able to get a variety of produce from our own property, free of pesticides or other chemicals. Fruit is particularly important in the summertime when

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