Troubleshoot Plant Problems & Deficiencies | Family Food Garden
Why are my garden crops dying? Find out why your plants stopped growing, flowering or why plant leaves are turning yellow. Plant deficiencies
How to Prune Basil
In this article, we'll show you exactly how to prune basil the right way so that your basil plant can produce aromatic leaves over and over again! If you love everything basil, then you no doubt have a basil plant growing somewhere in your home! Problem is, your basil is just not producing as fast enough as you would like it to! You've moved it to a sunnier spot, you've changed its pot, and you've given it plant food, but your basil is still not producing. What gives? The problem may simply…
20+ Winter Boredom Busters for Backyard Chickens!
Snowy, sub-zero winter weather, hurricanes or severe weather of any type present challenges for chicken keepers and their flocks. Whenever chickens are suddenly confined to spaces smaller than they ordinarily enjoy, boredom and behavioral problems such as feather picking, and egg-eating can resu ...
3 Steps to a Peaceful Backyard Flock
Keeping a peaceful backyard flock means keeping the flock comfortable and busy. Read more tips on how to keep your chickens happy.
Growing Food in Buckets: A Step by Step Guide | Urban Survival Site
Growing your own groceries in five-gallon buckets allows you to raise enough food to feed a family of four in a tiny space.
How to Get Rid of Flies in the Chicken Coop - ImaginAcres
Where there are chickens, there are flies. Find out which products do and don't work when you're trying to rid your chicken coop of flies.
What You Need To know About Seed Saving - homestead bac
the technique of seed saving might be relatively new to most people, the truth is that seed saving is an old tradition just like gardening
When to Move Chicks from Brooder to Chicken Coop
I am often asked when chicks can stop using a heat source and move from the brooder to the chicken coop. The short answer is...it depends. Many factors play a role in determining when the time is right to move chicks from the brooder to the chicken coop and we'll take a look at them here. I ...
Low Light and Small Space Garden Alternatives
Gather ideas and inspiration for creating a garden when you have little-to-no light or space. Low light gardening tips, along with no space gardening ideas! Whenever I share my passion for living green and growing your own food / plants, I hear a common problem: “I would love to grow food / plants / herbs, but I have no space and no light!” While most edibles and plants adore natural light for a minimum of 6 hours a day, there’s plenty of beauties you can practice your green thumb w…
Growing Zucchinis From Seeds Video - The WHOot
Growing Zucchinis From Seeds is easy when you know how. Our post has all the details plus an excellent video tutorial to show you how.
Vote for King Edward!
This sad image of the few spud varieties allowed in WA was swiped from the website of Western Potatoes. I'm still loving having the time to plug away at various home improvement projects and am in no danger of getting bored yet. However if I ever do get bored I have found a rather absurd and particularly Western Australian way to amuse myself. I'm going to load up my tiny car with over 50 kg of potatoes and drive around in the hope that an inspector will stop and search my vehicle. I was…
Homegrown and Healthy | Inspiration for living a natural lifestyle.
Hello, friends! I’m Kelli, and I am here from The Sustainable Couple to share some tips about feeding your backyard chickens on a budget. My husband, John, and I have had a small flock of chickens for almost a year. Our city had an ordinance prohibiting backyard chickens for many years, until we successfully led the charge […]
Growing Sprouts as Treats for Chickens - Naturally Loriel
I'm on a constant mission to save money while raising the best eggs possible. Growing sprouts as treats for chickens is a great way for a cheap, healthy snack.