Shearing day can make or break the whole year for a fiber producer. You want the day to go as smoothly as possible. You want to keep the shearer relaxed and happy so he can focus on his job. And ... Read More about The secret recipe for a Happy Shearing Day on your homestead
Citrus fruit is very beneficial for cleansing the body, especially after a long winter. The fruit and juice are tonic and cleansing. It cleanses and supports the liver, and lymphatic ... Read More about Therapeutic and household uses of orange, grapefruit, and lemon peels.
The rose is the 2012 Herb of the Year! Western Canada is the land of wild roses. If you have a homestead in B.C., you probably have wild roses growing nearby. There are over 100 different ... Read More about How to Eat a Wild Rose: Roses for Food and Medicine
Why I bought a Kindle I bought a Kindle for my eldest son in December 2010 for his Christmas gift. I'd never heard of e-book readers at that time, but when I bought his Kindle, I downloaded the free ... Read More about How to get homestead books without spending a dime
Grow your own horehound and make candy at home. Take advantage of this fun, interesting flavored herb, to make throat soothing candies, and use the technique for other herbal soothing candies too. ... Read More about Making Horehound Candy for the Homestead Medicine Chest
Living on a rural homestead means living at a distance to doctors and hospitals. Minor complaints can be treated at home with medicinal herbs and spices that you might already have in your homestead ... Read More about 10 Must Have Medicinal Herbs from the Grocery Store