Okra is a staple in many southern gardens. Learn how to grow okra in your garden, including seed starting, care, and harvest instructions!
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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!
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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.
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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.
Ivermectin is a medication given to goats to treat internal parasites. Learn the correct Ivermectin dosage for goats & how to give the medication correctly.
We all know and love our pumpkins and winter squashes, but what about gourds? Can you eat gourds or are they better off as a fall decoration only?
Okra is growing in popularity around the world both in gardens and it meals. But have you ever stopped to wonder: is okra a vegetable or is okra a fruit?
Have you considered growing peas in your garden? Learn how to grow peas from seed through harvest and try it out in your garden this spring!
Everyone has had chicken eggs, but what about duck eggs? Find out the real difference when it comes to duck eggs vs chicken eggs….
Do you love Mason jars? Check out these 10 Amazing DIY Mason Jar Lights to inspire you to add more mason jars to your farmhouse decor!
Coturnix quail are the perfect addition to the urban homestead! Learn how to raise these tiny birds for egg and meat in any location.
With all the choices, it can be hard to decide which of the farm fencing options best fit your needs. Get to 411 on all your options and make an informed decision.
Learn how to make your own homemade ketchup using fresh tomatoes from your garden-includes canning directions to preserve your ketchup up to a year!
Too much zucchini? Use up that extra summer squash by adding pineapple juice and your dehydrator and you have a delicious treat of pineapple zucchini!
Egg Ornaments are a beautiful and easy way to decorate your tree! Try some today to add a homestead flair to your tree or to give them away as gifts!
Calendula is an amazing medicinal herb. Learn how to collect calendula seeds for next year and never buy calendula seeds again!
Learn how to attract hummingbirds to your garden! Follow these 7 tips to attract more hummingbirds to your feeders and your yard.
Learn how to make your own hummingbird food with this simple hummingbird nectar recipe! Plus tips on how to use nectar and attract more hummingbirds.
Everyone should have a kit of supplies on hand in case of emergency. Here are 5 preparedness supplies you need to keep in your disaster kit to help you through any emergency or disaster.
Calendula is am amazing medicinal herb with many uses. Learn how to grow calendula in your own garden from seed to use in salves, balms, and tea.
Do you love watermelon in the summertime? Try one of these 13 delicious and refreshing frozen watermelon desserts with this favorite summer fruit!
Get the answer to the question What does a watermelon plant look like? Plus how to tell the difference between watermelon and cucumber plants.
Spider mites can cause a lot of problems in the garden and on houseplants. Learn how to get rid of spider mites for good using natural, organic methods!
Mosquitoes making summer miserable? Use these 7 Natural Mosquito Repellent ideas to help you get rid of mosquitoes and enjoy being outside more…
Learn which crops are the best corn companion plants to improve the growth and flavor in your corn as well as deter pests from eating your ears of corn!
Learn how to make your own strawberry preserves with this super simple strawberry preserves recipe (includes canning directions!)
Garlic is great to plant in your garden! Learn which crops are the best garlic companion plants to increase garden harvest, reduce pests, & improve flavor.
Find the best infused water recipes to help you keep hydrated and healthy in the summer, while exercising, or any time you feel thirsty!
By learning the principles of companion planting you can create a beautiful garden full of crops that can are mutually beneficial to each other with more harvest and less pests.
Learn which are the easiest vegetables to grow if you are a beginning gardener, plus guides on how to grow each of them and tips to get started!
When money is tight, learn how to reduce your grocery bill and make your meals go farther by using these 7 frugal foods!
Learn why you should be providing baking soda for goats; I’ll teach you what it is for and how to feed this supplement to your goats.
Grow better tomatoes by learning which crops are the best tomato companion plants to increase your tomato harvest, reduce pests, and improve flavor.
Learn which crops are the best companion plants for onions to increase your garden harvest, reduce pests, and improve flavor in your onions and other crops
Aphids can destroy your crops and bring disease to your garden. Learn how to control aphids through companion planting and other natural measures.
Learn all about growing spinach in your backyard garden- including how to start spinach from seed and when to harvest for the best taste and flavor
Green beans are one of the simplest things to grow in the garden. Learn all about how to grow beans from seed to harvest!
Growing radishes in the garden is great for all gardening levels and a great vegetable to garden with kids. Learn how to grow radishes from seed to harvest.
Learn all you need to know about growing peppers in your garden. From starting peppers from seed, to growing tips, and when to harvest.
Nothing beat homegrown watermelon! Learn how to grow watermelon in your vegetable garden, plus how to start from seed and when to harvest.
Companion planting can help your garden grow better. Learn which crops make the best companion plants for peppers in to improve flavor and deter pests!
Learn how to stop the itch from mosquitoes, fleas, and other bugs with these natural remedies for bug bites- many of which you have on hand in your home!