Have you ever gathered . . . Plump, juicy berries into your apron and whisked them to the kitchen to make medicine, wine, or jam? Yeah, me neither, but I will! I’m no Julie Andrews and I don’t (usually) twirl and sing in my kitchen, but gathering food and medicine from my yard does make things feel a …
Homesteading is typically associated with fair-weather activities like farming, gardening and preserving the harvest. But after the last jars have been pulled from the canner and the first frost sets in, what's a homesteader to do? Read on for a list of 13 winter homesteading activities to keep you busy all year long.
Raised garden beds do offer a lot of benefits for gardeners. It makes tending to greens more convenient, especially for people experiencing lower back/knee pain. It could also prevent critters and slugs from ruining produce. Last but not the least, they are a great way to improve landscape. You can choose plain timber to build a garden bed, but there are also many other options to choose from. Some people use, cinder blocks, logs, tree branches and even old plastic barrels.They could com...