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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...
Canning 101: Easy Steps to Keep Your Pantry Packed With Fresh Foods
As more grocery stores offered the convenience of canned goods at reasonable prices, home canning was thought to be a dying art, but it has been making a strong comeback.
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Bat Box: Construct a Sky-High Rocket Box Fit For Bug-Eating Bats
The two-chamber rocket box gives these helpful insect-eaters a home. And unlike other designs, it mimics the way bats naturally move within hollowed-out trees as the weather changes.
Pork Prep: How to Process Wild Hog from Field to Table
What do you do with the wild hog after you have harvested it? The sportsman’s answer is to "no gut" field butcher it and fire up the grill.
Goat Milk: Take the Mystery and Misery out of Milking Goats
Having a cow or two is often not an option for most of us who have just a few acres and that is what makes having dairy goats the perfect...
Battery Maintenance Can Keep Your Power System Fully Operational
Batteries are the least appreciated link in the chain from sunlight to light bulb, but they work hard and need all the battery maintenance you can give them
Start Homebrewing: How to Become Your Own King of Beers
While you can purchase equipment and ingredient kits from homebrew stores, much of what you need for one-gallon batches can likely be found in your kitchen.
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