Gaia’s Garden starts with the simple but important position that permaculture practices allow us to work with Mother Nature instead of against her as we design our landscape and our gardens.
Newspaper seed starting pots are a simple and environmentally-friendly solution for seed starting. Not only are you re-using a free resource to make them, you can also plant them directly in your garden when you are ready to transplant. Making newspaper seed starting pots is […]
This post is from guest contributor, Jana Strain. Wood stoves provide an amazing source of heat for your house. The heat from a wood burning stove is best described as a warm blanket wrapped around you. Unlike central heating, the temperature doesn’t fluctuate as much and you […]
Elderberries are an awesome addition to any farm or homestead; the flowers can be used to infuse tea and other herbal products and the ripe berries can be used for baking, cooking, or winemaking among other uses. The medicinal properties of elderberries are also incredibly […]
We are pleased to announce that the Homesteaders’ Book Club is going to dig deeper this spring and read a gardening book that will offer new insight to almost any homesteader! Are you itching to start your spring gardening tasks, or maybe already getting started? […]
Here at Homestead How-To we are all about creating community among homesteaders. We do that by building a learning community. Whether you follow us on Instagram, Like our Facebook Page, or visit our blog, you’ll see a regular stream of new “how-to” resources. In the […]