Urban Homesteading: Tips to Live a More Self-Sufficient Lifestyle
Buying groceries each week can be time-consuming and expensive — especially if you make an effort to buy local, organic goods. Wouldn’t it be great to get some produce from your backyard? Whether you want to start your own garden, raise your own chickens, or simply want to become a “greener person,” here are some tips to start living a more self-sufficient lifestyle.
Can You Raise Backyard Chickens Without Changing Your Lifestyle?
First, is it even legal where you live? Here’s what you need to know about backyard chickens.
New Kids on the Block: Why Goats are Cropping Up in Suburban Backyards
There are many reasons why getting a goat is a new trend, but do any of them appeal to you?
All the Buzz: Backyard Beekeeping Basics
Did you know honey is the only food that never spoils? Maybe that’s why beekeeping is here to stay.
The Benefits of a Rain Garden
If your property is exposed to water runoff, this garden might be right for you.
When Should I Plant My Spring Garden?
Whether you want to plant your own veggies or some colorful flowers, timing is everything. We put together a list of things you need to do before you start digging.
Greenscaping Your Yard, Garden or Green Roof
When you do decide to start your own garden, make sure you’re following these steps to contribute to a greener world.
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Canning 101: Preserve the Fruits (and Veggies) of Your Garden
You successfully grew some of your own produce, now what? Here are some tips on how to can produce to get the most out of your gardening.
Canning Safety 101
Whether you’re an expert canner or just beginning, here are a few tips to safely preserve your food.