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Build A Vertical Wind Generator Using A Old Washing Machine Motor

Build A Vertical Wind Generator Using A Old Washing Machine Motor Wind power, as an alternative to fossil fuels, is plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, clean, produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation and uses little land. The effects on the environment are generally less problematic than those from other power sources. This is a great easy …

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How To Grow Strawberries In A Basket

How To Grow Strawberries In A Basket Strawberries can be grown in a wide range of soils, from light sand to heavy clay. However, water logging will cause the fruits to become diseased and the plant to rot. The ideal soil is well-drained and rich in humus. They prefer to be planted in full sun …

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How To Protect Yourself When Buying a Homestead Property

How To Protect Yourself When Buying a Homestead Property Did you know that the first rule when purchasing your homestead is to never trust anyone? If you do, your property taxes that were “about $2,000” might be $2,999, and that “about 40 acres” turns into 35. The problem with most folks searching for homesteading property …

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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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How Much Does It Cost to Raise A Pig?

How Much Does It Cost to Raise A Pig? Many new homesteaders are researching whether raising a pig is cost effective are asking “How much does it cost to raise a pig.” People are seeking a homegrown meat supply is treated humanely, fed quality food, not injected with growth hormones and butchered properly. Keeping pigs …

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Benefits of having a Himalayan Salt Lamp in your home

Benefits of having a Himalayan Salt Lamp in your home Before you sit down to read this article on your laptop, tablet, or smartphone, just take a few moments to take a look around your surroundings and identify all the electrical devices that surround you. Maybe you can hear the constant buzzing of your computer, …

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