This is the extraordinary story of a 16-year-old who built his own tiny home for just under $8k. The best stories are those in which someone young does something extraordinary that no one expects. Matt Ryan of Tennessee defied all...
Propagating Succulents With everyone staying at home there’s been a recent rise in gardening, especially indoor gardening. Succulents are not only out of this world beautiful but they are extremely easy to grow and reproduce without very much garden know-how. It’s...
Canning Butter Here at The Homestead Guru, we’re all about creative canning ideas. You might remember our recipe/how-to for pressure canning bacon for survival situations. Anyone who followed that recipe is likely happy to have that skill in these current...
Can You Freeze Eggs? The Answer is Yes! Chicken owners are all aware of the concept of chicken math. For those unfamiliar, this is a description of the phenomena a lot of chicken lovers face when they get chickens. What...
These are troubling times and people are hoarding many needed supplies and goods. It might not be easy to obtain certain things if supply chains go down in the coming weeks. In regard to this, people are raiding the...
Internationally speaking, dreadlocks are a symbol. A symbol of rebellion, a symbol of one’s love for cannabis or for some a symbol of their culture. I got dreadlocks as a personal symbol of rebellion against both the drug war...
With the rise of modern technology, there isn’t much value placed on the habits of our grandmothers, and that’s a shame. Truth is Grandma’s have many habits from their youth that left them better off that the majority of...
I’ve lived in Mexico for three years but have yet to celebrate my favorite holiday known as Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. When I moved here I came with a life partner who passed away through...
Biointensive gardening is an organic method designed to creative highly productive gardens with long term sustainability at its core. What is so great about this type of gardening, is that you can simply do more with the space you...
My Garden Container Journey I started my life of gardening and farming now nearly ten years ago. In that time I’ve experimented with all sorts of methods of growing, most of them improvised. While I have had experiences, I have...
Over the years I’ve tried all sorts of natural remedies from colloidal silver to essential oils and none of them has been so effective, so true to what it was advertised as activated charcoal. It took me a long...
As the economy gets worse people look for new (or old) ways to preserve the things they care about most. Something often not thought about as far as canning is concerned for the average person is canning bacon. Most...