Giant pumpkins are just a thing from fairy tale books, right? Wrong! There's actually an annual worldwide competition to find out who has grown the biggest pumpkin. The current world record has been held by a German gardener since 2014,...
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...
I started my adventures homesteading nearly 8 years ago but in the city. We chose to do it in the city (despite the fact that living off grid was in fact illegal there) because we were close to things...
Florida has finally passed a bill that trumps all the bans on front yard gardens. Inspired by a couple in Miami Shores who were forced to tear out their “unsightly” 17 year old vegetable garden, change has finally happened...
There are four articles in this series on different strategies for cold-weather chicken care. This article explores how to prevent and treat frostbite in chickens. To read the others, click on the links below: “Cold-Weather Chicken Care: 11 Quick...
200 silent farmers In a world of nearly nothing but tragic news updates and shootings, sometimes it’s nice when a little good news comes along, usually of some good deed. Recently 200 farmers in Nebraska did the unexpected when an...
How to Actually End World Hunger? With all of the technological advances in the agricultural industry, why are we facing increasing health problems? An even bigger question, why are people still starving to death? If mass production of our food...
Great news … … YES! Marjory Wildcraft is once again inviting the world to watch her Home Grown Food Summit for FREE. She has lined up another 36 presentations to teach you how to sustainably grow all your own food and...
Sustainable Yard Care Keeping a neat and enjoyable outdoor space around your home doesn’t need to be a war on nature fought with weed killer, fossil fuels, and store bought ornaments. In fact, pesticides can leach into our air, water...
Until recently, if you asked me about cold-weather chicken care, I would have said, “Choose the right chicken breeds for your climate and build your coop for your weather conditions.” With iguanas freezing and falling out of trees in Florida and alligators...
Your indoor herb garden will be convenient, fragrant, and pest-free. They require little maintenance and are simple to start! Fresh herbs have been used for medicinal purposes for hundreds of years. Now, it is becoming clear that these plants contain...
It wasn’t long after getting into brewing kombucha that I came across butterfly pea tea, which intrigued me just with it’s name. Its a little known herbal tea that’s actually got a bit of a magical quality to it;...