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Inspiration for those who prefer a bit of land and possibly a chicken or two.

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Beekeeping 101: Getting set up with the right equipment | The Elliott Homestead

Beekeeping 101: Getting The Right Equipment

Beekeeping demands care and research, especially when it comes to equipment. Here's a quick look of what we found works best.

Backyard Poultry -

Backyard Poultry Magazine is dedicated to helping the small-scale poultry enthusiast raise healthy, happy, productive flocks for eggs, meat or fun –- from the countryside to the urban homestead.

urban chicken coop

Chicken Coop Designs And Ideas [2nd Edition] | Homesteading

Chicken coop designs and ideas are essential when raising poultry. With this updated list, building a chicken coop has never been easier!

Urban homesteading opened us up to new people, and a new (more simple) way of life. Instead of focusing on all of the things we do as urban homesteaders, let's take a look at the things we won't be doing anymore now that we've claimed this title.

Homegrown and Healthy | Ikea Concept Kitchen 2025

Once you’ve been bitten by the urban homesteading bug, there’s no cure. For real. When John and I started our teeny, tiny little garden and first documented it on The Sustainable Couple, we had no idea what we were doing. Fast forward 5 years and we’ve gotten ourselves together. We also have backyard chickens, 6... Read More »

If you need some practical guidance on how to tend your urban or suburban beehive, check out "Keeping Bees In Towns And Cities." Bees can easily make it through the winter, but might need some extra attention and assistance from their human friends. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Common Winter Beekeeping Problems | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Stop pests and diseases from harming your bee colony by using these solutions to help remedy common winter beekeeping problems.

See How One Couple Squeezes An Entire Farm Onto Their Small Los Angeles Property (+ self-reliance & emergency devices)

See How One Couple Squeezes An Entire Farm Onto Their Small Los Angeles Property

Erik and Kelly decided they'd rather grow their own artichokes than have to work at crummy jobs in order to buy them at the store. So naturally, they turned their urban house into a mini-farm. I loved this home tour because it's also a radical reminder of what "home economics" really means. Learn why they actually hate the idea of "self-sufficiency" at 2:00, hear about a time when everyone in L.A. had chickens at 6:00, and check out their exotic milk-crate toilet at 11:00.

Tilly's Nest: Backyard Chickens and Fleas. All about fleas that affect chickens, how to prevent and treat outbreaks.

Backyard Chickens and Fleas | Tilly's Nest

Several types of fleas affect backyard chickens. Learn how to identify and treat flea problems in your flock from Tilly's Nest.

Beginner Queen Rearing---great website with lots of information. Gardening Tips & Lots Of Pictures also Lots of Good Fresh Garden Recipe www.gardentheeasyway.com

Beginner to Beginner Queen Rearing

Alternative Gardning: The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden

The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden

Alternative Gardning: The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden

Homestead Revival: Inspiration Friday: 5 Achievable Goals for Every Urban Homestead

Inspiration Friday: 5 Achievable Goals for Every Urban Homestead

Many believe that to homestead it's necessary to move out to the countryside and live on a few acres. If it were only possible for everyon...

"Bat houses work best if they're at least 2 feet tall, 1 foot wide, and 3 inches deep. Hang them 10 to 15 feet above the ground and place them in a sunny spot where they can absorb lots of heat during the day. (Painting the boxes black is helpful.) Mount bat houses on poles, buildings, or other structures."

Attract Bats for Organic Insect Control

They may not be pretty, but bats are hardworking garden residents.

Crop Rotation for the smaller urban garden with Sensible Gardening

Crop Rotation for the Urban Garden

Crop rotation is the simple act of changing the location of your vegetable crops from year to year. The what, why and how to crop rotate for urban gardens.

justine's aquaponics - which cycles water through a fish pond and a vegetable bed to produce fresh veggies and fish for the family

Family-friendly Urban Aquaponics - Milkwood: permaculture courses, skills + stories

Justine and her family live in inner-suburban Sydney. They have a small yard. And her garden grows fun, food and fish... right next to the cubby house. In

So you've got a new homestead & can't wait to get begin living your dream! Here's some good advice to on where to get started.

Starting a New Homestead: What You Need to Know - Reformation Acres

Starting a new homestead but don't know where to begin? It's easy to be overwhelmed. Here are lessons I've learned about where to start homesteading.

Bats at sunset ~ About 70% of bats are insectivores. Most of the rest are frugivores, or fruit eaters.

Oddventure in the air

bees, honey bees, beehives, beehive designs, urban beekeeping, apiary, colony collapse disorder,

6 Buzzworthy Backyard Beehive Designs

bees, honey bees, beehives, beehive designs, urban beekeeping, apiary, colony collapse disorder,

The Chicken Chick®: 8 Tips for CLEAN EGGS from Backyard Chickens

8 Tips for CLEAN EGGS from Backyard Chickens

Keeping eggs clean in the nest box is a critical step in egg safety and it's not difficult to achieve. Here are some simple steps to ensure clean eggs. The Chicken Chick

This gorgeous micro-urban homestead belongs to Theresa Loe, producer for the gardening show, Growing a Greener World TV. She crams so much life into her small, urban Los Angeles yard. Do you love it?

Episode 210: Backyard Chickens - Growing A Greener World®

This gorgeous micro-urban homestead belongs to Theresa Loe, producer for the gardening show, Growing a Greener World TV. She crams so much life into her small, urban Los Angeles yard. Do you love it?

Dahlia ‘Scura’ landscaping, red flower, gardening, planting

The best, most stunning new dahlias

Subtlety and style are in: the 15 newest varieties of dahlias for dazzling garden borders

Raising Backyard Chickens | Chicken Breeds

If you plan on raising backyard chickens you should consider the chicken breeds before you buy. Learn more about chicken breeds in our Homestead Handbook.

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Whenever chickens are suddenly confined to spaces smaller than they ordinarily enjoy, boredom and behavioral problems such as feather picking, and egg-eating can result. By having some go-to boredom busters up one's sleeve in lousy weather, chickens can be kept busy, entertained and happy until Mother Nature gets her act together.

20+ Winter Boredom Busters for Backyard Chickens!

Snowy, sub-zero winter weather, hurricanes or severe weather of any type present challenges for chicken keepers and their flocks. Whenever chickens are suddenly confined to spaces smaller than they ordinarily enjoy, boredom and behavioral problems such as feather picking, and egg-eating can resu ...

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What to Plant In Your Bee Garden - www.gardencollage.com

What To Plant In A Bee Garden

Planting a “Bee Garden” is a great way to involve kids in the effort to support local

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Urban Homesteading

The Urban Homestead

Urban Homesteading

Beekeeping 101: Getting set up with the right equipment | The Elliott Homestead

Beekeeping 101: Getting The Right Equipment

Beekeeping demands care and research, especially when it comes to equipment. Here's a quick look of what we found works best.

Backyard Poultry -

Backyard Poultry Magazine is dedicated to helping the small-scale poultry enthusiast raise healthy, happy, productive flocks for eggs, meat or fun –- from the countryside to the urban homestead.

urban chicken coop

Chicken Coop Designs And Ideas [2nd Edition] | Homesteading

Chicken coop designs and ideas are essential when raising poultry. With this updated list, building a chicken coop has never been easier!

Urban homesteading opened us up to new people, and a new (more simple) way of life. Instead of focusing on all of the things we do as urban homesteaders, let's take a look at the things we won't be doing anymore now that we've claimed this title.

Homegrown and Healthy | Ikea Concept Kitchen 2025

Once you’ve been bitten by the urban homesteading bug, there’s no cure. For real. When John and I started our teeny, tiny little garden and first documented it on The Sustainable Couple, we had no idea what we were doing. Fast forward 5 years and we’ve gotten ourselves together. We also have backyard chickens, 6... Read More »

If you need some practical guidance on how to tend your urban or suburban beehive, check out "Keeping Bees In Towns And Cities." Bees can easily make it through the winter, but might need some extra attention and assistance from their human friends. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Common Winter Beekeeping Problems | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Stop pests and diseases from harming your bee colony by using these solutions to help remedy common winter beekeeping problems.

See How One Couple Squeezes An Entire Farm Onto Their Small Los Angeles Property (+ self-reliance & emergency devices)

See How One Couple Squeezes An Entire Farm Onto Their Small Los Angeles Property

Erik and Kelly decided they'd rather grow their own artichokes than have to work at crummy jobs in order to buy them at the store. So naturally, they turned their urban house into a mini-farm. I loved this home tour because it's also a radical reminder of what "home economics" really means. Learn why they actually hate the idea of "self-sufficiency" at 2:00, hear about a time when everyone in L.A. had chickens at 6:00, and check out their exotic milk-crate toilet at 11:00.

Tilly's Nest: Backyard Chickens and Fleas. All about fleas that affect chickens, how to prevent and treat outbreaks.

Backyard Chickens and Fleas | Tilly's Nest

Several types of fleas affect backyard chickens. Learn how to identify and treat flea problems in your flock from Tilly's Nest.

Beginner Queen Rearing---great website with lots of information. Gardening Tips & Lots Of Pictures also Lots of Good Fresh Garden Recipe www.gardentheeasyway.com

Beginner to Beginner Queen Rearing

Alternative Gardning: The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden

The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden

Alternative Gardning: The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden

Homestead Revival: Inspiration Friday: 5 Achievable Goals for Every Urban Homestead

Inspiration Friday: 5 Achievable Goals for Every Urban Homestead

Many believe that to homestead it's necessary to move out to the countryside and live on a few acres. If it were only possible for everyon...

"Bat houses work best if they're at least 2 feet tall, 1 foot wide, and 3 inches deep. Hang them 10 to 15 feet above the ground and place them in a sunny spot where they can absorb lots of heat during the day. (Painting the boxes black is helpful.) Mount bat houses on poles, buildings, or other structures."

Attract Bats for Organic Insect Control

They may not be pretty, but bats are hardworking garden residents.

Crop Rotation for the smaller urban garden with Sensible Gardening

Crop Rotation for the Urban Garden

Crop rotation is the simple act of changing the location of your vegetable crops from year to year. The what, why and how to crop rotate for urban gardens.

justine's aquaponics - which cycles water through a fish pond and a vegetable bed to produce fresh veggies and fish for the family

Family-friendly Urban Aquaponics - Milkwood: permaculture courses, skills + stories

Justine and her family live in inner-suburban Sydney. They have a small yard. And her garden grows fun, food and fish... right next to the cubby house. In

So you've got a new homestead & can't wait to get begin living your dream! Here's some good advice to on where to get started.

Starting a New Homestead: What You Need to Know - Reformation Acres

Starting a new homestead but don't know where to begin? It's easy to be overwhelmed. Here are lessons I've learned about where to start homesteading.

Bats at sunset ~ About 70% of bats are insectivores. Most of the rest are frugivores, or fruit eaters.

Oddventure in the air