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How to Raise Honeybees: A Beginner’s Guide

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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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 morning before even a rooster goes off and go out to pull on some bee udders. Members of Apismellifera can clean themselves, fetch their own food and water and store your harvest. They’ll even patch their home’s leaks!

Start you bee hive HERE

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Aloe Vera Plant Care

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Aloe Vera Plant Care
Most people are already very familiar with the medicinal and healing benefits of aloe vera plants. These days you’ll find aloe vera gel in everything from skin and haircare products, to drinks, supplements, and food products. Here’s how you take care of your plants. Plant care HERE
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OILS TO GET RID OF BUGS

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OILS TO GET RID OF BUGS
BUGS! No one likes bugs. They bit and annoy us when we are outside trying to enjoy the nice long days of spring and summer. Here is a chart on which essential oils to use to rid yourself of those nasty bugs. Chart HERE
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10 DIY Chicken Feeders

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10 DIY Chicken Feeders
It’s that time of year again. Time to get outdoor and set up for another season of home farming. Make the chickens happy and your life easier with these 10 DIY chicken feeder and watering systems. DIY HERE
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Oils for Dogs

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Oils for Dogs
We know essential oils are great for humans. Did you know they are also good for animals? Here’s a good dilution chart to get you started. Please remember: Just like giving your pet any other type of medicine please watch for any allergies and make adjustments as needed. Full Chart HERE
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12 FREE Garden Plans

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12 FREE Garden Plans
I love raised beds. It’s easy to keep out the weeds. No need to bend down when working in the garden. And they look great! Get 12 free raised garden bed plans here. 12 FREE Plans HERE
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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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