Category Archive: Homesteading

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Apr 13

10 Lessons From People Who Lived Through The Great Depression

10 Lessons From People Who Lived Through The Great Depression

10 Lessons From People Who Lived Through The Great Depression Gathering the lessons learned by older people (elders) who have had 1st hand experience is an amazing opportunity to learn how previous generations coped with tough economic times. My great grandmother used to tell many stories of her childhood and the hardships her family endured. …

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Apr 12

Top 10 Printable Organic Food Coupons Sources

Top 10 Printable Organic Food Coupons Sources Here is the top 10 printable organic food coupons sources for the frugally minded grocery shopper.   Many homesteaders are seeking to eat as organically as possible by growing fruits, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers in their own garden as well as buying organic food from a grocery store.

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Apr 12

How to Replace a Window Screen DIY Project

How to Replace a Window Screen DIY Project These step by step instructions of how to replace a window screen DIY project to help keep out insects while allowing a cool breeze inside your home.   It is not as complicated as it seems and once you have done just one window screen you will be …

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Apr 11

Protecting Blueberries From The Birds

saving4six.com

If you have blueberry bushes then you know the birds love the berries as much as you do. Here is a diy project that will protect your blueberries from the birds. Using Pvc to build a fram and then bird netting to go around the frame. I think these if built a little shorter would …

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Apr 10

A Coop In A Tent And Deep Litter Chicken Coops

Barbara Berst Adams

I love this chicken made from a utility tent. The hens look super happy and comfortable in it. The author also talks about deep litter method of keeping chickens where you layer dry matter like staw dried weeds and even paper grocery bags that all breakdown over time from the chicken manure. They you add …

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Apr 10

DIY Bee Waterer

waldeneffect.org

With all the drought going on in California and other areas why not make a bee waterer for your backyard this spring. Just a couple of  simple things put together to make sure the bees can get a cool drink of water. I would set it in the shade so the surface doesn’t get to …

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Apr 10

The 2 Different Chicken Coop and Care Checklists

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The 2 Different Chicken Coop and Care Checklists These two different checklists can help homesteaders who are beginning the journey of building a chicken coop and caring for a chicken brood (flock).  Are you new to raising chickens ? This insightful how to guide for the care for chickens covers all the basics.

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