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!
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!
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.
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?
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!
The safest cookware may be a matter of opinion, but those opinions always revolve around just a few different types. Read up and see what’s best for your family.
I figured out how to waterproof shoes and boots naturally because it seems like I always have wet boots from gardening. Not anymore! Learn how I do it now!
Snakes can be hard to deal with in and around your home but there are natural snake repellent ideas you can employ to get rid of them if you so desire.
The process of making a homemade mosquito trap is much the same as a homemade wasp trap, the only difference is the bait. Today we show you how to make both! I’m usually content to leave them alone, but when mosquitoes, hornets, and wasps start biting, they have to go!
Growing sunflowers–and these other plants–for birdseed will draw goldfinches, titmice, blue jays, cardinals and other birds for your enjoyment during the cold winter months.
Learn how to make molasses from sorghum you purchased, or grew yourself. Where you get the sorghum doesn’t affect the outcome; but if you buy, make sure it’s organic.