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Pond Maintenance Part 1: Tips and Resources

Pond Maintenance Part 1: Tips and Resources

How do you keep a pond healthy? Follow these tips to prevent common problems and nurture a thriving aquatic ecosystem.

How to Create An Epic Rural Backyard For Kids

How to Create An Epic Rural Backyard For Kids

You've finally got the big country yard you've always wanted for your growing family...now what? A homesteading family of four shares how they...

Summertime Science Part 4: Building a DIY Solar Oven

Summertime Science Part 4: Building a DIY Solar Oven

Looking for an educational summer project that will keep your kids engaged (even when it's hot outside)? Try a solar oven. In Part 4 of our Summer...

How To Grow Garlic: A Simple Guide

How To Grow Garlic: A Simple Guide

A regenerative herb farmer shares a simple guide on how to grow garlic plus the benefits of doing so in your home garden, hobby farm or homestead....

New eGuide: 50 Ways To Make Money Off Your Rural Land

New eGuide: 50 Ways To Make Money Off Your Rural Land

Are you looking for ways to make money from your rural land or to self-fund your future or present homestead? In this preview article, we cover 3...

Summertime Science Part 1: How To Build A Freshwater Aquarium

Summertime Science Part 1: How To Build A Freshwater Aquarium

Got kids at home this summer? Then you'll love this summertime science series by outdoor mom, Corey Hunt. In this first article, she shares how to...

Fire Safety Considerations When Building A New Home

Fire Safety Considerations When Building A New Home

Building a new home gives you a unique opportunity to take advantage of modern fire safety tools and systems. Protect your home and family with these...

5 Nontoxic and Natural Weed Killers for Healthier Gardens and Land

5 Non-toxic and Natural Weed Killers for Healthier Gardens and Land

Looking for natural weed killers that work? Here, our editor (and regenerative herb farmer) shares and compares 5 simple DIY non-toxic weed killers,...

Strawberry Jammin' With The Perfect Strawberry Jam Recipe

Strawberry Jammin' With The Perfect Strawberry Jam Recipe

Looking for the perfect strawberry jam recipe to preserve the season's garden or roadside stand harvest? Kentucky farmwife Catherine S. Pond shares...

10 Mother's Day Gardening and Homesteading Gifts

10 Mother's Day Gardening and Homesteading Gifts

Looking for Mother's Day gardening and homesteading gift ideas? We've got you covered with 10 gifts for moms who love getting their hands dirty,...