This DIY udder balm is based on a closely guarded recipe from my Uncle Roy in Minnesota. It works well on cow and goat udders but also works great on hands!
This is a homemade and natural dewormer for dogs and cats but it also works for chickens, goats, cows, and horses. It is also simple to make and administer.
We have no screens around our porch so we use mosquito repellent plants to keep those pesky insects away. Here is a list of 25 plants that repel mosquitoes!
Some plants flower for a short period of time and others have flowers that bloom all Summer. Let’s learn which annuals and perennials bloom all Summer long!
Straw bale gardening is simple and effective. Setting them up is the hardest part but there are many benefits to this type of garden. Let’s take a look.
The more time we spend at home the more toilet paper gets used. And those used tubes pile up! Here are 25 toilet paper roll crafts and other creative uses.
Canning water may sound silly but it may just save your life someday. Learning how to can water is simple and the process is pretty quick and painless.
Do you long for Spring color during the Winter? Have you tried forcing bulbs indoors so you have beautiful flowers in your house with very little effort?
A clay pot heater is a simple and effective emergency heat source. Let’s learn how to make them and what types of candles to use for minimal soot and ash.
Growing herbs indoors can be tricky, one solution is growing herbs in water. Read on to see how we do it and for easy tips to keep your fresh herbs healthy.
When you think of growing rice the U.S. isn’t the first place you think of. But you can grow rice here and you don’t have to flood the fields to do it.
Preserving carved pumpkins after Halloween is pretty simple. You can make a DIY natural preserving wash and spray pretty easy using just a few ingredients.
Fresh, homegrown tomatoes are best used fresh or for canning. But what if you did that and still have a bunch leftover? Here are 11 ways to use them up!
This DIY herb drying rack is the perfect space-saving solution to dry your herbs. It is affordable and useful and is made from simple household items.
Looking for a natural weed killer? You’re in luck, we know of one that works great that you’ve probably never heard of. Yes, it’s natural and it kills weeds!
Compost tumblers are expensive and usually made of plastic. Maybe they’re safe maybe not. I’d rather have a metal DIY compost tumbler, so I made my own!
My homestead is a half acre, so the plans center around small farm animals. So from cattle to goats to chickens to donkeys, these small animals pack a punch.
I learned how to roast coffee beans at home so I could create my own favorite blends, save money, and ensure my beans were high quality, fresh, and organic!