Doing a land survey is a critical part of getting the most from your land. In a recent survey, I found some shocking and exciting things in the woods. Will your land survey be this much fun?Continue reading
Do you have limited space to grow? This particular area is between road access and a high fence, only nine feet wide. Not enough space to do much, a low square footage space.Continue reading
Home services companies should be making a fortune right now. But they're not because they don't show up. Sometimes, you have to take drastic measures when you need maintenance for your small farm, Homestead, or state.Continue reading
Every homestead requires a community of friends for true prosperity. Let's thank the following sponsors provided materials, donations of resources, and/or time over the 2014 year. Continue reading
The right paths can reduce mud, but they can also retain water. They make access to your growing areas much more enjoyable. What I did was dug 24″ deep trenches about 24″ across the top on contour with double reach beds in between, then filled those trenches with shredded wood chips.
This moist overcast day is perfect for composting leaves. It was raining for hours by the time I was out to mound leaves for composting. Here's why I’m thankful for a rainy day.Continue reading
In a recent video from Geoff Lawton a profitable farm on 1 acre shows you can have abundance for a whole community. Imagine what is possible with a simple homestead, even without acres of land, starting where you are today. How are they able to feed twenty families on one acre?Continue reading
All around your community thousands of pounds of recyclable organic materials go to waste. From grass clippings, coffee grounds, vegetables, brush, and leaves. These materials can be easily collected, recycled, and put to good use — organic waste streams are excellent resources.