• How to get started Homesteading today 1

    How to get started Homesteading today

    So you’ve chosen that homesteading sounds good to you, now what? How would can you decrease your reliance on the emotionally supportive networks of modern society? Start homesteading today! The principal question to ask yourself is why do I want to homestead? Know your inspiration. Much the same as perusing a destination, you need to begin with where you are, and know where you need to go, to establish a plan to achieve your goal. Take a stock of where you are in life and what you may have, or do, that fits into a homesteading way of life. Where are you in life? Do you grow herbs in the…

  • The Top Homesteading Skills that you need to know, homesteading skills, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/the-top-homesteading-skills

    The Top Homesteading Skills that you need to know

    What ever happened to all of the things our grandparents used to do?  There are many skills our grandparents had that have been lost today. Various homesteading skills are lost on the modern city dweller. Providing food and water for yourself are absolutely crucial. Knowing things like how to collect and purify water, from any source, including rain, is a crucial skill in the event of disaster, water contamination or even water shortage. Homesteading Skills 1. Gardening During World War II almost everyone had a Victory Garden. They were essentially edible gardens that people used to produce some of their own food in order to reduce the demand and to…

  • Backyard Duck Basics, Ducks, Backyard ducks, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/backyard-duck-basics

    Backyard Duck Basics

    Every homestead should have some poultry. Whether you are living out your dream on a homestead of twenty acres or on an urban homestead, you need to consider poultry as a great option for you. Chickens have been a favorite for many farmers and homesteaders over the years for the source of homegrown meat and fresh eggs, but in recent years the world has caught duck envy. So, here are the backyard duck basics! Have you considered adding ducks to your homestead?  If not, you should! Raising ducks can be so simple and rewarding. Ducks are easy!  They require little effort outside clean water, food, and are winter-hardy animals. Their eggs…