Keeping a rabbit as an indoor pet has increasingly become popular nowadays. Who doesn’t want a pet that literally defines cuteness? Well, aside from its looks, owning one can benefit your health.
After reading a couple of books, I feel I now know enough that in a few weeks I’ll be buying less of certain vegetables at the Farmer’s Market.
You know there is nothing like naturally grown, organic eggs and chicken meat fresh from your own backyard in terms of taste and quality. This could actually be your marketing pitch when you begin making a small side business out of your chickens.
Welcome Karen Lynn today as our guest poster from Lil’ Suburban Homestead. She’s got a fabulous perspective on beekeeping to share with us today that willmaybe inspire some of you to dive in with your first beekeeping experience. Enjoy! – Angela Our journey into beekeeping was one that I initially embarked with some trepidation […]
We love turkey. For sausage, for burger, for the drumsticks, at Thanksgiving. And, if you have chickens already, adding in a turkey or two on the backyard homestead really isn’t that difficult.
In Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) I talk about using container gardens as a way to garden intensively in small-spaces. But not just any vegetable can be planted in a container and expected to thrive. “Check the mature size of the plant for an idea of whether you can expect it to […]
‘Tis the season of seed and gardening catalogs. The first hint of possible warming weather is dashed by bitter winds and flurries of snow and gardeners sink into their warm couches to dream through seed catalogs. For a backyard farmer or homesteader, heirloom seeds are preferred because of the sustainability factor, among other reasons. Here […]
Eating healthy, saving money, living substantially – does that sound like something that interests you? If your answer is yes, then you don’t want to miss out on the most comprehensive resource book on Backyard Farming (on an Acre more or less) by our own Angela England. Learning the skills of our ancestors and applying […]
It doesn’t matter what color you lean towards this voting season, there are things I think we can all agree on. I am grateful to live in this country. I am grateful that I can exercise my right to vote, unlike so many women around the world. I am grateful that my children have the […]
Buying a pig and becoming self sufficient in providing meat for you and your family.
This week has been a busy one as we’ve seen both our momma goats (called does, the same as deer are) giving birth. Our La Mancha doe had twins about a week ago and our Boer goat gave birth last night as we were working on putting together the raised garden bed (more on that […]