Animal Care During Winter

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Animal Care During Winter
During winter, I get asked frequently about when animals need to be brought inside and what kind of care they need to handle the cold weather. Obviously the answer to those questions depends on the animal, but there are a few rules of thumb you can follow to ensure your animals are comfy even on the coldest days. […]
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Ginger: Herbal And Medicinal Benefits

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Ginger: Herbal And Medicinal Benefits
What is Ginger? Ginger is an aromatic, pungent and spicy herb (part of the Zingiberaceae family, as are cardamom, turmeric and galangal) that has tremendous therapeutic qualities. The underground stem (rhizome) can be used fresh, powdered, dried, or as an oil or juice. Ginger: Medicinal Properties The ancient medical science, Ayurveda, gives ginger the status of […]
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How to Dry Herbs

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How to Dry Herbs
So herbs are easy to grow, but then what?  Your plants will become healthier and stronger with a regular trim, but there is only so much fresh oregano you can throw in this week’s homemade meals.  The next step to becoming a full-on homegrown herb enthusiast is drying.  It’s very simple, and your profits are long-lasting and bountiful.  It’s a great […]
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CBD vs THC

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CBD vs THC
We are often asked about the differences between CBD vs THC. It turns out there is still a lot of confusion around this topic. Not to mention that online information about cannabidiol is often unreliable. For these exact reasons we created the below infographic, meant to shed light on some of the most commonly questions asked on […]
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Pansit-pansitan Herbal Medicine

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Pansit-pansitan Herbal Medicine
Pansit-pansitan is a herbal medicine also known as Peperomia pellucida Linn. It is a common plants that we see in the neighborhood grounds but behold, you will be surprised about the curing powers of these herbs. This plant is easy to spot. It can be found wild on lightly shaded and damp areas.Pansit-pansitan is a small […]
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How to Start Your Indoor Garden

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How to Start Your Indoor Garden
Save money and get a head start on your garden by starting plants and vegetables from seed in your home. A garden expert shares her secrets for successful seedlings. Find out HERE
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Zucchini Turkey Meatballs

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Zucchini Turkey Meatballs
Got Zucchini? If you have a garden or you’re part of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), you most likely are looking for new ways use up your zucchini. I know I am!  These Whole30 friendly Zucchini Turkey Meatballs are fast-and-easy to make, made with just 6 ingredients, delicious and freezer-friendly. I recommend you double the recipe so […]
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Moving Plants Indoor

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Moving Plants Indoor
Ready to move your large plant indoors, but not exactly sure how to get it there? Here are some tricks to make the job easier. There are any number of reasons why a gardener might need to move a large plant indoors, from excessive cold or heat to disease prevention. The protection offered by an indoor environment […]
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How to Raise Honeybees: A Beginner’s Guide

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How to Raise Honeybees: A Beginner’s Guide
Sheep, chickens, horses, pigs … if I could have only one kind of homestead livestock, I’d choose honeybees. You never have to muck out stalls of bee manure. You don’t need to keep their water trough thawed in subfreezing weather. And — thank God — you don’t have to get up in the dark every […]
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RAISING CHICKENS 101: HOW TO BUILD A CHICKEN COOP

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RAISING CHICKENS 101: HOW TO BUILD A CHICKEN COOP
Learn how to build a chicken coop for your backyard. Here’s a beginner’s guide to building a DIYchicken coop! HOW TO BUILD A BACKYARD CHICKEN COOP The housing for your chickens can be as simple or fancy as your imagination and budget permit. The basic criteria will be dictated by the birds. DIY Chicken Coop Plans and Designs First, decide on the size. You will need 2 square […]
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MAKE A FREE GOAT HOUSE FROM PALLETS

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MAKE A FREE GOAT HOUSE FROM PALLETS
YOUR GOATS MAY NOT KNOW IT YET… But they’re about to move into their very own goat house. It might not be the fanciest one on the block, but it’s got farmhouse written all over it. Because, you know, goats care about that sort of thing. And the best part is that you can build […]
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The Best Duck Breeds for Beginners

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The Best Duck Breeds for Beginners
Are ducks right for me? Ducks are a great animal to start with if you are considering adding livestock to your life, but of all the duck breeds which one should you pick? Farm or not, having these adorable waddlers in your backyard is always entertaining! They are small and easy to handle, tend to […]
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