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Use This Process To Easily Teach Chickens To Come When Called

Use This Process To Easily Teach Chickens To Come When Called

In a typical household, it’s likely you’ll find a well-trained dog who can perform several tricks at just the mention of the word “treat” from his human. On a homestead, you might find a well-trained dog as well, but you’ll soon realize that he’s not the only one who can follow commands. Chickens, for example, are

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

15 Trees Known For Harming and/or Killing Livestock

There is a lot of debate over this topic in homesteading circles. Anytime you are mixing nature with livestock you want to make sure that the fruit or foliage it blooms will not harm your livestock in any way. Even if the outcome isn’t lethal you want to make sure that they are not, in