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Homesteading: Self-sufficient Goat Keeping

Homesteading: Self-sufficient Goat Keeping  The keeping of any animal no matter how large or small needs careful consideration and planning. This guide outlines the basic requirements and demands of goat keeping and provides recommendations to aid in correct management and husbandry. A goat is useful to humans when it is living and when it is dead, …

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No-Cost Ways To Grow More Food From Your Garden

7 No-Cost Ways To Grow More Food From Your Garden Starting a vegetable garden can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some no-cost ways to boost yields in your garden. Some will even save you money. Compost everything – First and foremost, if you want to build healthy, lively soils, you …

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Hugelkultur – The Ultimate Raised Garden Beds

Hugelkultur – The Ultimate Raised Garden Beds hugelkultur raised garden beds in a nutshell: grow a typical garden without irrigation or fertilization has been demonstrated to work in deserts as well as backyards use up rotting wood, twigs, branches and even whole trees that would otherwise go to the dump or be burned it is …

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The No-Weld Double-Barrel Smoker (and how to use it)

The No-Weld Double-Barrel Smoker (and how to use it) People have been smoking there meats or other products for centuries, possibly as long as mankind has been alive.  Smoking was originally used for fish, its primary function was believed to have been to keep flies away from the drying meat. Despite our primitive understanding of the fly …

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Portable Evaporation Cooler Fan For 20-30 Degrees Cooling

Portable Evaporation Cooler Fan For 20-30 Degrees Cooling I know summer is nearly here now but some places are still quite warm so why not make this cooling fan for next to nothing or make it now for this summer. In areas with low humidity, regular air conditioners don’t work very well. A simpler solution uses water evaporation …

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Harvesting Rainwater – In Times Of Emergency

Harvesting Rainwater – In Times Of Emergency This is a great little set up for rain water collection, there is a lot of reasons to keep rain water not just for watering your plants but you can recycle it into drinking water and various other uses.It’s exciting to think how much water we will be …

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