Category: Homesteading

5 Garden Crops You Need To Grow That Give The Most Protein

We all should know by now that proteins are the building blocks of life. Proteins have many different jobs within the body.

We all should know by now that proteins are the building blocks of life. Proteins have many different jobs within the body. The body uses proteins for energy. Protein is also used as an enzyme, which starts reactions within the body, …

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3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out

3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out — All homes nowadays have to stick to building code to heat houses, they have to all be able to keep a house above or at the comfort zone for living. There are a few problems with that however, most heaters need electricity to run. If you have no back up generators or solar etc, you will not be able to run the furnace.

All homes, nowadays, have to stick to building code to heat houses, they have to all be able to keep a house above or at the comfort zone for living. There are a few problems with that however, most heaters …

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Fire Pits and Camping Trips to Get Back to Nature

How to Make a Concrete Fire Pit Bowl - I stumbled on this cool looking bowl, I liked it because its cheap to make and because its so plain to look at it makes it beautiful.

Some people fall into prepping because they are looking for a reason to access those forgotten skills. If you aren’t a hiker or outdoorsman, its kind of tough to get yourself up and head into the woods to play around. …

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The Cheapest DIY Tomato Cages

How To Build The Ultimate Tomato Cage For Under $2 - Nobody ever said growing your own food was going to be easy but that doesn’t mean it should be expensive and this DIY tomato and pepper cage proves that.

The garden is sprouting and you can see those little seedlings and plants starting to take a place of their own in the soil. What comes next is radical growth and you must be prepared for that.  If you are …

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How To Build an Awesome Garden Pond

Garden ponds are not just for avid gardeners, they act as great water reservoirs that need little maintenance. 

Garden ponds are not just for avid gardeners, they act as great water reservoirs that need little maintenance.  Garden ponds can hold water to irrigate plants you have growing in your garden, or in a drastic water crisis, provide water …

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Essential Oil Sore Muscle Rub Homemade Recipe

Essential oils are powerful. They can be powerful in bad ways but for the most part they do a great job at creating answers outside of a medicine cabinet. Its an amazing thing.

Essential oils are powerful. They can be powerful in bad ways but for the most part they do a great job at creating answers outside of a medicine cabinet. Its an amazing thing. For many people they just don’t appreciated …

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How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree

How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree - Now is the time to get grafting different fruits to one base tree so you can have a brilliant variety of fruits from one main tree! Sound like science fiction but you honestly can do this, it’s really easy and once you do one, you will want to do more!

Grow multiple fruits on one tree… This is known as “grafting”. Imagine having one tree with 2, 3 or 4 different fruits growing from it! This is great for people with smaller gardens who want to have all the same …

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How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment

How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment — An expertly designed safe room can cost tens of thousands of dollars, leaving many to feel that they cannot afford to build a safe room n their own homes. The high price tag makes it seem like the secure quarters are options only for movie stars or the super rich, but in reality, a safe room is simply a fortified area that is resistant to assault.

An expertly designed safe room can cost tens of thousands of dollars, leaving many to feel that they cannot afford to build a safe room in their own homes. The high price tag makes it seem like the secure quarters …

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How To Can Water for Emergencies

How To Can Water for Emergencies — Stocking an emergency water supply is something everyone should do-regardless of their situation. Natural disasters can disrupt water supply, contamination can occur with chemical or biological hazard leaks, and cold weather can cause pipes to freeze and burst.

Bottled water is definitely easy to come by when conditions are favorable, but it has a relatively short shelf life. Canning water is a great method to preserve water, and there’s an easy-to-follow tutorial on Loaves and Dishes that shows …

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Garden Design Ideas: Plan your Perfect Garden

Garden Design Ideas: Plan your Perfect Garden - This is a great article for inspiration on what is possible in your garden. There are artsy, visually driven gardens and there are purpose built gardens. I think there is room for a little whimsy in your garden. Why not? Spend your time enjoying the food and the experience of a garden.

The design of your garden is a very personal thing. Some people are looking for a very floral landscape while others are looking to maximize efficiency and grow food.  These are both great goals and there are a number of …

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