How to Mulch your Vegetable Garden

How to Mulch your Vegetable Garden

Mulching your vegetable garden is an important task that helps to protect your plants, conserve water, and suppress weeds. There are many different materials that can be used for mulch, but not all of them are suitable for every situation. In this blog post, we 

How to Make Dishwasher Powder at Home: An All-Natural Recipe

How to Make Dishwasher Powder at Home: An All-Natural Recipe

Looking for a homemade dishwasher detergent recipe that actually works? Look no further! This all-natural homemade dishwasher powder is easy to make, and uses just four ingredients: washing soda, baking soda, citric acid, and kosher salt. Plus, it’s better for the environment than store-bought detergents 

How to Sell Homestead & Farm Items on Etsy

How to Sell Homestead & Farm Items on Etsy

Are you looking for a way to sell your homemade homestead or farm-ish products online? If so, Etsy may be the perfect platform for you! In this guide, we will walk you through everything you need to know in order to start selling homemade items 

How to Make Jerky Treats for Dogs

How to Make Jerky Treats for Dogs

This method for making homemade dog jerky treats comes to us from guest author, Devon Dams O’Connor, a writer from upstate New York who is also an inspiring cook, gardener, and community-builder. I’m on a constant quest to make things for less than the cost 

Homesteaders’ Book Club Spring 2021: No-Dig Gardening

Homesteaders’ Book Club Spring 2021: No-Dig Gardening

We’re pleased to announce that started in March 2021, the Hometeaders’ Book Club will be reading a brand new gardening resource from Cold Springs Press: The Complete Guide to No-Dig Gardening: Grow beautiful vegetables, herbs, and flowers – the easy way! Read on to learn 

Black Friday Deals for Homesteaders (2020)

Black Friday Deals for Homesteaders (2020)

This article contains links to Black Friday 2020 deals that we think are worth checking out if you want to be more self-reliant. We’ll update it throughout the weekend with ONLY items that we endorse because we’ve used them (or something similar to them). VITAMIX 

How to Dry Fresh Herbs

How to Dry Fresh Herbs

Drying herbs is a simple way to preserve the flavor of summer for homemade dishes all year round. There are multiple methods for drying herbs. Here we suggested three methods for drying herbs that you can use for most green, leafy varieties (think basil, parsley, 

Fall Writing Contest!

Fall Writing Contest!

Homestead How-To is pleased to announce our Fall 2019 Writing Contest. This contest invites fellow homesteaders (or those with related talents and knowledge) to submit an article to be published this fall. The article with the most views between September 15th and December 31st will