When planting your garden spacing can be one of the hardest things to put into action. Learn the correct vegetable plant spacing for a healthier garden!
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Do you love planting cosmos in your flower garden every year? Learn how to collect cosmos seeds so you can plant more every year! Cosmos are one of my favorite flowers. They are perfect in a wildflower mix or to plant in a field or around a mailbox or birdhouse. They...
Do you raise chickens and want to make sure they stay safe and warm during the cold winter months? Here’s how to keep your chickens warm in the winter!
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Do you love growing okra in your vegetable garden? Learn the best okra companion plants to get a better harvest with fewer pests and healthier plants! Companion planting is more than just repelling pests in the garden- it's a way of planning and planting your garden...
Is your garden not growing like it should be? Maybe it’s your soil! Here are some of the most common soil nutrient deficiencies- and how to fix them!
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Are you looking to get an electric food dehydrator? Check out this buying guide for the best food dehydrators & compare the top models to choose one that is best for you!
Think your home has mold & aren’t sure where to start? Use mold test plates as a jumping off point to find problem areas and identify toxicity in your home.
Is it breeding season in your goat herd? Make sure you know your goat’s due date by using this goat gestation calculator so you can be prepared for kidding!
Is your goat lethargic or have bottle jaw? These are signs of anemia in goats. Learn about treating anemia and how to get your goats back to total health.
Are you ready to breed your goats? Learn all you need to know about breeding goats to help you keep your goats healthy and breed successfully!
Tired of only having fresh produce during the growing season? Here are more than 18 plants to grow inside during the winter for fresh food all year long!
Do you have a garden full of dill? Learn how to dry dill so you can enjoy that great dill taste in dishes and meals all year long!
Are you ready to stop buying premade mixes and starting making your own? Here’s how to make homemade pumpkin pie spice for a fraction of the cost!
Are internal parasites or worms a problem in your goat herd? Learn how to prevent worms in your goats naturally using herbs!
Ready to try growing root vegetables? Learn how to grow carrots from seed in your vegetable garden for a continual harvest all year long!
Are you getting ready to bring home your first day-old chicks? Learn how to set up a brooder box for your chicks to live in the first few weeks!
So you love summer squash- either to grow or eat? Try out one of these 8 types of summer squash- from bush marrow to zucchini!
Do you have a garden full of oregano? Learn how to dry oregano so you can enjoy that great oregano taste in dishes and meals all year long!
Winter squash is a great garden crop that gives you a big harvest and a lot of calories. Learn how to preserve winter squash and pumpkins for later use!
Summer squash is a great crop that gives you a big harvest in a short period of time. Learn 6 ways to preserve summer squash to save your harvest for later!
Green beans are a great crop that can give you a big harvest in a small space. Learn all the ways you can preserve green beans to enjoy all year long!
Edible weeds are a great way to increase the foods you grow- and consume- without any additional work on your part. Here’s a list of 15 edible weeds to try!
Do you have a large crop of tomatoes in the garden? Try some of these ideas to preserve tomatoes and replace your store bought items with homemade ones!
Want to replace triple antibiotic ointment with a natural alternative? Learn how to make an herbal healing salve with calendula, lavender, and other herbs!
Are you ready to plant your crops in the garden? Learn how to harden off plants before transplanting them to ensure a healthy transition to ouside life.
Are caterpillars eating all your tomatoes? Learn how to get rid of tomato hornworms in your organic vegetable garden with out using any chemicals!
Are you a beginning gardener? Here are 11 gardening mistakes commonly made by beginners- so you can avoid them and grow a better garden!
Strawberry season can provide a lot of berries in a very short period of time. Learn how to preserve strawberries to enjoy all year long.
Is your garden overrun with pests? Learn about 9 beneficial insects for pest control plus how to attract them to your garden!
Infusing calendula into oil is a great way harness some of the healing properties of calendula. Learn how to make your own calendula infused oil!
Flea beetles are a garden pest that affects crops such as eggplant and brassicas. Here’s how to control and get rid of flea beetles naturally!
Using trap crops is a great, natural way to reduce pest. Learn how to use trap crops as part of your companion planting plan in your garden this year.
You can make your own floral jelly using blooms from around your yard. Learn how to make redbud jelly, including canning instructions.
Herbs are sometimes overlooked in the vegetable garden, but learning to companion plant with herbs can help you reduce pests and get a better harvest!
If you want control of your food security, your garden should fill all your calorie needs. Here are 5 calorie crops everyone needs in their survival garden.
Flowers are a great addition to any garden. Here are the top flowers for your vegetable garden to get all the benefits of planting flowers with your crops.
Are potato beetles destroying your garden crops? Here’s how to get rid of potato beetles naturally in your organic garden without using chemicals!
Want to grow your own food, but don’t have any land? Here are 21 different crops you can grow in containers so you can garden no matter where you live!
Okra is a staple in many southern gardens. Learn how to grow okra in your garden, including seed starting, care, and harvest instructions!
Canning peaches is a great way to preserve the summer harvest. Learn how to can peaches in juice to enjoy that taste of summer all year long.
Do you grow okra in your garden and need a way to preserve it? Learn how to dehydrate okra to preserve it so that it lasts all year long!
Do you have a milk stand for your goats? Whether you raise goats for milk, meat, or pets, learn how to use a milk stand to help you care for your goats!
If you have a sick goat showing neurological symptoms you might be dealing with goat polio. Learn more about goat polio and how to treat it successfully.
If you raise goats eventually you will deal with plant toxicity. Learn about poisonous plants for goats so you can prevent your goats from getting sick.
BoSe is a supplement given to goats to treat selenium & prevent deficiency. Learn the correct BoSe dosage for goats & how to give the supplement correctly.