Our porch has no screens so we use mosquito repellent plants to keep pesky insects away. Here is a list of 25 plants that repel mosquitoes!
Growing hops is easy and fun. You can use your hops as shade plants, make beer with them, or use them as a soothing agent in soaps and balms.
Wood finishes don’t have to contain chemicals or petroleum products. You’ll love this list of natural wood finishes for woodworking projects.
Snakes around your home can be hard to deal with but there are natural snake repellent ideas you can use to get rid of them if you so desire.
You’ve heard of birdbaths but nobody ever thinks about a bee waterer for honeybees! Here is a simple way to make a DIY bee watering station.
I think outdoor showers are a must on the farm and now that I finally own a home I am building a DIY outdoor shower on top of my goat shed!
This goat milk soap recipe yields soap that is great for your skin! It works with other milk types too so follow the recipe and get started.
The deep litter method for chicken coops uses multiple layers of organic bedding to insulate animals and oust the need for weekly cleanings.
Learn how to keep a Christmas tree fresh longer. Luckily, there are several natural ways to help prolong the life of our Christmas trees!
Each year frozen plants are a problem for all gardeners north of the frost line. But don’t worry, frost on plants is not a death sentence!
It’s pretty easy to fire clay pottery without a kiln. Pit firing pottery is the simplest way but you can also make a homemade DIY kiln.
How long do eggs last? Good question. Let’s talk about it and also see how to tell if they’re good, how to keep them fresh, and egg storage.
Have an abundance of cucumbers and need some fresh ideas? These 4 creative cucumber uses will help you use up your bumper crop of cucumbers.
Learn how to make unpaper towels so you never have to buy paper towels again. This is also great for use as untoilet paper and many other household messes.
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.
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.