The benefits of holy basil are well documented! Known also as Tulsi, it’s one of my favorite herbs. It is versatile and useful in cooking, herbal remedies, insect repellent, and more.
Dehydrating fruit and vegetables is one of the best ways to preserve them, it’s easier than you think, and there are many different ways to do it. Let’s explore just how easy and fun it can be.
Burdock root benefits are numerous and exciting, especially since you can usually harvest it for free. Learn what it’s good for and how to go about getting some.
Learn how to grow basil, learn about the many different varieties, and enjoy a recipe for basil infused vinegar. Basil is at its best at the height of summer!
An herbarium is an identification book that you can create from a collection of dried plants, that can (and should) be personalized to your tastes and/or area.
Learn all about grilling! This article includes info on how to grill, what types of grills to use, and uncommon foods to grill. Also included is an amazing dry rub recipe!
Learn how to make compost tea as a natural weed and feed for your lawn. We have excess lawn weeds because the soil has low nutriment. Hence, we need less herbicides and more nutrients in our soil. Let’s learn how to do just that.
Cob house construction is an ancient building technique using lumps of earth mixed with sand, straw, and water. Cob structures can be used as homes, chicken coops, barns, and even smaller ones for ovens.
Collecting rainwater–in DIY and commercial rain barrels–can be a great way to harvest and use natures water for free. Just be sure to prepare using these tips.
To save more money I had to learn how to do laundry all over again and start doing it the old school way–Line Drying! Enjoy these tips I learned along the way.
Straw bale gardening is simple and effective. Setting them up is very simple, and there are many benefits to growing this type of garden: let’s go over them now.
Four of the best herbs to grow this year are: parsley, chamomile, calendula, and sage. Don’t worry if you didn’t start from seed, just buy seedlings and plant them ASAP!
Raising rabbits at home makes a lot of sense. Rabbits as pets are pretty clean, they eat veggie scraps, and make great compost! Raising rabbits for meat is easy too.
This guide to raising chicks will help you learn how to raise baby chickens rather than purchasing laying hens. Choose your chicks, get equipment, and enjoy watching them grow!
Raising chickens isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be. Ask these questions before buying chicks; they’re more than cute and fuzzy little Easter decorations!
These natural ways to make extra money are great for folks who want to earn extra cash, but want to do it naturally. Some of the ideas could become businesses!
This goats milk soap recipe yields a soap that is great for your skin! It works with other milk types too: use what you have, follow the recipe, and get started!
DIY hydroponics allow for simple, inexpensive gardening systems that work even when temperatures are below freezing. Don’t let the cold stop you from growing food!