Category Archives for Homesteading

10 Reasons to Raise Ducks


So have you finally solved the riddle of what came first—the egg or the chicken? Well, who cares anyways, when you have the choice of rearing ducks instead of chickens. Raising ducks is any day a better option than raising chickens for a whole lot of attractive reasons which you wouldn’t want to miss out […]

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Top 10 Gun Safes

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Given the growing gun culture in the United States, having a gun safe is not an option—it’s a necessity. As the name suggests, a gun safe is a container where you can keep your guns, and also the ammunition, safe and well protected, thus preventing them from falling into the wrong hands or accidentally being […]

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Top 10 Herbs To Grow In Your Garden

Herbs from the garden make all the difference in a home cooked meal, and are easy to grow. Many dry well, allowing them to be available either fresh or dried, year round. Herbs in the garden attract pollinators, and for the most part, are deer resistant. Many have a great fragrance to them, and make […]

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Best Survival and Bushcraft Axe Reviews and Comparison Guide

Survival knives are a good tool to have in your arsenal, but sometimes some jobs are better suited for something a little bigger and stronger such as abushcraftaxe. Unlike survival knives, the axe has three major sections: The edge or blade, the head, and the handle.Typically, the sharp edge of an axe is made of […]

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5 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Aphids for Good

5 ways to get rid of aphids

After all the work that goes into growing and maintaining a garden, the last thing that you want is to have pests arriving and destroying all the hard work. Aphids are notorious for coming into your garden and quickly spreading across the new growth and damaging everything in their path. For a pest so small, […]

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Top 10 Must Grow Heirloom Tomatoes

With more people looking to grow their own produce, and with the renewed interest in organics and sustainable farming, heirloom tomatoes are seeing new popularity. Grown for their color, taste, and size, heirloom tomatoes provide many unique traits that are traditionally not found in the common red tomato. Being a mutation or variant of the […]

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Best Chicken Breeds for the Beginning Homesteader

Chicken Breeds

As it turns out, not all chickens are created equal; and when you’re just getting started in the homesteading game, it can be hard to know what breed of chicken will work best for your family’s needs.

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10 Ingenious DIY Mosquito and Fly Traps

DIY Mosquito Traps

Building your own Mosquito and Fly Trap is simple, easy, and can be made with supplies and tools that most of us have at home.

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Starting Seeds Now For Spring Planting


If you are like me, you can’t wait to get started on your spring garden. After sitting around all winter long, I look forward to finally getting my hands in some dirt. To get a head start, you may want to consider starting some of your seeds indoors. Growing vegetables indoors allows you to get […]

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Why Urban Preppers Should Learn Basic Homesteading Skills

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See why Homesteading Skill are extremely important to any prepper no matter where you live.

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