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.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Re-using seed starting equipment is a must if you are a frugal homesteader. But have you ever wondered if it is necessary to clean the pots and trays that you plan to use again? Let’s answer that question with another question: Have you ever experienced “damping […]
I am a garlic addict. Seriously, folks, I could eat garlic in every dish for every meal every day. So growing garlic in our garden is a no-brainer. Plus – growing garlic is easy – the garlic clove serves as the seed and miraculously turns […]