Homestead Management

Lessons in Life and Death

Lessons in Life and Death

While homesteading can be frugal (after it’s been established), and educational for homeschoolers, it can also teach our children lessons in life and death. Last year, we took a particular shine to one of our new chicks. She was the sweetest of the flock and she faded away shortly after she began laying eggs (a…

Do These 102 Side Jobs and Earn Money Homesteading
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Do These 102 Side Jobs and Earn Money Homesteading

It’s not long after you start your new life on the homestead before you may find yourself thinking, “How can I earn money homesteading?” After all, getting started homesteading isn’t free (or cheap) contrary to popular opinion. And if you don’t put down roots and end up succumbing to “land lust” (Look at what all…

When To Plant Garden Seeds Using a Seed Sowing Calculator
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When To Plant Garden Seeds Using a Seed Sowing Calculator

It’s always a challenge to know exactly when to plant vegetable and herb seeds in the garden. Whether you start your seeds indoors or outdoors, knowing the right time to plant is a crucial part of learning how to grow vegetables and herbs from seed. Using a customized seed sowing schedule can help you know…