Smokejumper Murry Taylor Builds a Fire-Wise Homestead
Fire is a disaster that can strike at any moment. Murry Taylor took this into consideration when he designed and built his fire-resistant homestead.
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The Technology Behind an Energy Efficient Home and Farm
How one couple built a 21st-century energy efficient home with high-tech equipment that was engeineered to save money and energy.
Solid Tips for Buying an Old Truck for the Farm or Field
Automobiles depreciate quickly and can lose half their value within the first three years. A little work, some know-how and a minimal investment can make buying an old truck a...
Beekeeping: How to Start a Delicious Honey-Producing Hive Anywhere
Beekeeping has not only become more popular lately, but it is a great opportunity to increase your farm's income while doing some good for the environment (and your crops).
Homestead Hacks: 10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Summertime Bounty
The warm months are busy times on the farm or small homestead. Gardening tasks take center stage with weeds and pests causing a multitude of headaches if you don’t stay...
Know Your Nonvenomous Snakes: They’re Good for the Farm and Field
Many nonvenomous snakes do so much good that we do ourselves a disservice by getting rid of them, especially those that eat pests no one wants around.
Attracting the Monarch Butterfly to Your Property Is Fun and Easy
A lot of butterflies, especially the monarch butterfly, migrate over great distances, pollinating flowers along the way and doing their part in the food chain.
4 Top Tomato Tricks: Growing Perfect Tomatoes This Summer
The main thing is to have the proper environment for tomatoes. They want warm temperatures and very bright light. Tomatoes don’t grow well in the shade