Category: Homesteading

15 Great Homesteading Projects To Make Life Easier

15 Great Homesteading Projects To Make Life Easier - Homesteading projects are not only fun, they are rewarding when they can add another element of self-sufficiency to your arsenal. All of these projects can be done using reclaimed or re-purposed materials, which allows us to flex our improvising skills!

Homesteading projects are not only fun, they are rewarding when they can add another element of self-sufficiency to your arsenal. DIY to Try has a collection of 15 homesteading project tutorials that are economical and add to the functionality of …

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How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land

How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land - Having your own well, will not only ensure you have fresh, clean water when ever you need it, but you will be self sufficient and off the grid, saving you money in the long term.

Knowing how and where to drill a well on your land could save you and your family from dehydration if SHTF. If you live miles away from a natural water source you may struggle to collect water once the water …

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How To Grow Garlic: A Step by Step Guide

How To Grow Garlic: A Step by Step Guide - Growing garlic is not just about making good tomato sauce! Fresh garlic is a powerful medicinal herb. I eat a glove whenever my stomach is acting up and send those special forces right to the gut. There is a great list of medicinal uses for garlic in this article as well. From planting, to harvesting and storing you'll get it all in this article.

One of the most exciting things about the late winter and early spring is when those little tendrils begin to emerge from the soil. If you plant your garlic in the fall you are awarded by this little show every …

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Pump Water Without Electricity

Pump Water Without Electricity - Consider a hydro powered water pump that requires no external energy (electric, solar or otherwise) using only the current of the water to power your water pump. It works due to the water in the wheel being higher than the release pipe, the larger the wheel the more pressure you will have to pump the water. More coils provide a greater head lift, or ability to pump uphill. What a ingenious idea and could be a lifesaver.

If SHTF you could experience a drastic disruption to your water supply. Given the importance of water for survival, having a reliable source of water after a disaster needs to be one of your main priorities. Even worse, if the …

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Lots Of FREE Straw Bale House Plans

A Collection Of FREE Straw Bale House Plans — Straw bale houses are a cheaper option to normal constructed houses, this is a great way to save lots of money and have a great insulated house once its built.

Straw bale houses are a cheaper option to traditionally constructed houses. This is a great way to save lots of money and have a great insulated house once it’s built. You could even build a smaller one at a bug …

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How to Build a 50 Dollar Greenhouse

How to Build a 50 Dollar Greenhouse — See how to build this fantastic greenhouse for around 50 bucks or less if you can use your head!

Growing food is critical to any version of prepping plans. You know, it is a limited part of your food supply because of the four seasons but, you can affect that. One of the best ways to affect that is …

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5 Healing Homemade Soap Recipes

The ability to make healing homemade soap will get you one step closer to the ultimate goal of self-sufficiency and promote healing for a number of ailments

The ability to make healing homemade soap recipes will get you one step closer to the ultimate goal of self-sufficiency. Even better, you will never have to buy soap again if you learn to make them yourself. Additionally, they can …

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Cut Down On Trash, Be More Sustainable

Cut Down On Trash, Be More Sustainable We are seeing more and more natural disasters each year. The cause of this escalation is global warming and if we do all not act soon, the planet will be underwater before the century is over. Our need for consumption has poisoned the planet and we are now paying the consequences for our actions.

We are seeing more and more natural disasters each year. The cause of this escalation is global warming and if we do all not act soon, the planet will be underwater before the century is over. Our need for consumption …

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How to Build Your SHTF Bathroom

How to Build Your SHTF Bathroom - Prepping your bathroom is not just important in the event of a catastrophic emergency. Whether you are moving into a new home, moving in with a significant other, or preparing for an emergency, taking the time to prep your bathroom for what is to come is important and fairly easy. Most of these things are probably already in your bathroom, but ensuring that they are stocked and ready for an emergency is essential to being prepared.

There are plenty of reasons to prepare your house for an emergency or life change. In case of a catastrophe like an earthquake, tornado, hurricane, a bad snowstorm, or a simple power outage or frozen pipes, there are a lot …

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Leaf Mold and How it Can Help Your Soil

Leaf Mold and How it Can Help Your Soil — Although leaf mold should not replace your regular fertilizers and compost, as these help to provide the nutritional supplements that soil needs to prosper and survive, it is a fantastic addition to the Earth.

Have you ever considered allowing your leaves to break down and become leaf mold? Although it might sound funny, allowing your leaves to mold will ease them into becoming a wonderful rectification for soil. Easily recognized as being dilapidated leaves …

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