Category Archives: Homesteading

Traditional Soft Drinks Recipes

As ingrained and famous that it might be that the beverage of choice to the British is a nice cup of tea, there have been many other traditional soft drinks in British history that quenched our thirst. Traditional drinks range from Ginger Beer, Dandelion and Burdock to the refreshing elderflower cordial made from the flowers...
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Essential Fundamentals of Proper Horse Hoof Care

It is not enough to just call a farrier and have him shoe your horse. One of the most basic requirements of responsible ownership is to understand and practice proper horse hoof care. Your horse is not going to ask you to clean and care for his feet and this means that you must be...
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Horse Pasture Rotation

By practicing pasture rotation, you can reduce or eliminate the cost of hay during the growing season. If you put a little thought into how you rotate the pastures, you'll not only save money, you will provide your horse with quality food. After reading this article, you will know when to rotate your horses on...
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10 Most Profitable Specialty Crops To Grow

Growing specialty crops is the perfect way to turn your gardening skills and knowledge into extra income. Unlike commonly grown crops like grain and vegetables, specialty crops are not widely grown and bring higher prices for growers. It's not unusual to find growers earning as much as $60,000 per acre with these unique cash crops....
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The Top 5 Simple Things You Can Do to Be Ready for Anything

We are all busy people. And for some reason we have a tendency to take care of things that are urgent but not important before we spend time on those things which are not urgent yet important. That alone might explain our tendency toward the fast-paced busyness that defines our lives. Because we are so...
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Simple Guide For Water in Emergency Preparation

To survive a disaster you must make provisions. This involves packaging everything on the prepper's inventory list as soon as possible. Among the items you'll need in your survival kit is a proven method of producing clean water, if you will have to vacate from your home in a hurry. For this reason, you learn...
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Herbs to Keep Backyard Chickens Healthy

Nutrition plays a large role in the health of young chicks and laying hens. By setting up ways for your chickens to access a natural diet, whether it is a free-range of your backyard, or a portable coop, they will be healthier. (more…)...
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