Stacy Kendrick

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Our Tiny Pickling Party

It’s getting to be that time of year when you start to think about how to save as much of your harvest as possible. Right now the Tomatoes, Peppers, …

Building Your Own Rain Barrel To Water Lawns, Help Gardens And Wash Cars

Ever since we spotted a rain barrel in action on our visit to Matt & Kristin’s house last fall, Sherry and I have been itching to harness the power …

How To Raise Chickens

<b>Raising Chickens 101</b>​<p>So, you are interested in raising chickens? Chicken keeping is a rewarding and enjoyable hobby that is rising in popularity as …

Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard

If you’ve spent much time on a farm with chickens then you know that the spaces where chickens live aren’t always the <i>most</i> beautiful corners of the …

Farming

How to Create a Custom Homestead on ANY size of Land! - Weed 'em & Reap

Remember when I forced, er I mean, “lovingly persuaded” my husband to create our very own urban farm? Even though I was sick and dealing with a lot …

10 Tips for the Beginning Gardener—What I Learned in Year One

The other day, a friend with a newly acquired balcony asked what kind of containers she should buy and what she should plant. I responded by …

Cheat Sheet: How to Keep Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. I shop impulsively for vegetables. I wander through the Union Square Greenmarket at lunchtime and find myself …

10 Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency | Wake Up World

Guest writer for Wake Up World<p>In a utopian world, we would be 100% self-sufficient. We would have enough food, enough water, enough power, and enough …

Garden Betty's Homemade Whole Grain Chicken Feed | Garden Betty

<i>Update: I also have a corn-free version of my homemade feed! And for easy formulating, download the Garden Betty Chicken Feed Calculator to easily</i> …

10 Plants That Repel Garden Insect Pests

The idea of <i>selecting plants for insect control</i> is not a new one – and is part of the overall subject of <i>companion planting</i>. Companion planting has …

Goat's Milk Soap-Making Instructions and Recipe

01 of 08<p>Make Goat's Milk Soap<p>Goat's milk soap is one of the most popular homemade soap recipes...and rightly so. Goat's milk makes a lovely, creamy, …

Dry Skin

Forcing fruits: want homegrown strawberries all year round?

Strawberry forcing is a great way to manage a gradual fruit harvest rather than a jam-panic<p>'Forcing” plants so that they come into growth, flower and <b>fruit</b> early in the year is nothing new.<p>In fact, it has a long, complex and slightly daft history. From the 1600s onwards, and reaching a peak during …

Gardening

Free, Homemade Liquid Fertilizers - Organic Gardening

Many organic gardeners keep a bottle of liquid fish fertilizer on hand to feed young seedlings, plants growing in containers and any garden crop that …

Gardening

Growing Blueberries - Quick Guide and Master Grower's Tips

Shares 11K<p>Do you love the taste and health benefits of blueberries? Would you like a fruit crop that will produce well in a short amount of time and …

A Simple Guide to Buying your First Goat

Buy ALL the goats!<p>If you love goats, want to buy all the goats, and your husband has to block you from <b>Craigslist</b> because all you do all day is search …

Beekeeping for Beginners: How to Set Up a Hive | Organic Gardening Videos

Gardening

How to clip chickens wings for beginners

Chickens do not have the ability to fly in the manner of wild birds, but certain breeds and determined individuals do have a propensity to propel …

9 Rules for Starting Your Own Farm | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Forrest Pritchard, farmer and author of</i> Gaining Ground.<p>You’ve dreamed of becoming a farmer, growing food not …