Here’s Why Homestead Cats Are The Best

Cats are one of the best animals to have around the homestead.  They have many different uses, they make great companions, and they’re easy to care for.  Even if you’re not a “cat person” they’re still nice to have around.  Do you have homestead cats?  If you don’t, you should! Cats are actually one of … Read more

What Are The Best Chicken Breeds For Eggs?

There are many reasons to keep backyard chickens, but the most popular one is for eggs. If you want to keep chickens mainly for eggs, it’s important to select the right breed. Choosing the best chicken breeds for eggs can make a big difference in the number of eggs you get each year. Some chicken … Read more

Pruning Peach Trees For The Largest Harvest

Do you have a peach tree that only fruits every other year?  Or maybe it only gets fruit on the very top where it’s hard to pick.  Perhaps you get a lot of tiny peaches?  The solution to these problems is likely very simple.  Pruning!  Pruning peach trees is not difficult to do, and it … Read more

How To Manage Time When There Just Isn’t Enough Of It

We all have the same number of hours in the day, but chances are it feels like there just aren’t enough of them!  Homesteaders are one of the many people who want to know how to manage time when there just isn’t enough of it to go around! There are so many good ways to … Read more

Growing Garlic For a Year’s Supply Is Practical

We all dream of a thriving garden that produces enough food for us to live off our own land each year.  Some of you may be able to do that, however for us city dwellers, it doesn’t always seem feasible.  We don’t have to let that get us down though!  Especially because we can grow … Read more