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Making Money

86 Ways to Make Money on a Small Farm ~ Gently Sustainable

Want to find ways to make money homesteading? What if you don't have a big farm?? No problem! Check out "86 Ways to Make Money on a Small Farm"!

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70+ Uses for Wood Ash

If you're heating with wood, there's always plenty of wood ash to go around. While you may be hard-pressed to think of uses for wood ash in a modern home, historically it was used in

How to Grow Vanilla Beans: Vanilla Bean Plant Info

Love the intoxicating scent of vanilla beans and want to learn how to grow vanilla beans? You've come to the right place! The Vanilla bean plant, Vanilla planifolia, is a climbing orchid that is native to Mexico and is actually the only member of the orchid family that is edible. These vines can grow as big as 300 feet, but, when grown in a smaller space, can be managed to about 20 feet. For the vine to flower, it does need to be at least 10 feet in length, which will take about 5-6 years…

8 Places to Find Free Gardening Containers - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Looking to start some little seedlings indoors but not really wanting to shell out your cold hard cash for containers? Never fear. Mavis’ freebie suggestions are here! There really are so many awesome places to choose from when looking for free garden containers to plant seeds in. I’ll also toss some free containers I get Read More >>

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Egg eating chickens are more than common in every chicken keepers career. Out of curiosity or hunger, a hen can start eating eggs that she lays.

My chicken keeps eating her eggs. How can I make her stop?

Egg eating chickens are more than common in every chicken keepers career. Out of curiosity or hunger, a hen can start eating eggs that she lays.

8 Most Dangerous Chicken Predators. Be Aware of Number 2!!

8 Most Dangerous Chicken Predators. Be Aware of Number 2!!

Dangerous chicken predators are everywhere in the world and they seek fresh chicken meat. You must lay traps, or you have to have a great aim with your gun

Can Chickens Eat Watermelon? As humans, we know that watermelon is a super yummy treat.

Treats For Chickens!

Can Chickens Eat Watermelon? As humans, we know that watermelon is a super yummy treat.

One of our members of the Facebook chicken group, Rita Brady decorated her chicken coop for Christmas. Many of you people will think this is a weird idea, but Christmas Chicken Coop Decoration is more and more trending.

Christmas Chicken Coop Decoration?

One of our members of the Facebook chicken group, Rita Brady decorated her chicken coop for Christmas. Many of you people will think this is a weird idea, but Christmas Chicken Coop Decoration is more and more trending.

Have you ever given tuna fish to your chickens, if you haven`t there are many reasons you should start doing it now. Chickens LOVE tuna, I don’t know why, but it is good that they love it because tuna is very healthy for them to eat.

Tuna For Your Chicken – 3 Recipes!

Have you ever given tuna fish to your chickens, if you haven`t there are many reasons you should start doing it now. Chickens LOVE tuna, I don’t know why, but it is good that they love it because tuna is very healthy for them to eat.

Learn to plant and grow sage with this easy to follow guide to growing. Sage is an easy to grow herb that does well in warm and dry climates. Sage is perfect for using in the kitchen, as a companion plant in the garden and for holistic reasons and well. #gardeningtips #herbgarden #gardenideas #beginnergardening

How to Grow and Harvest Sage

Learn to plant and grow sage with this easy to follow guide to growing. Sage is an easy to grow herb that does well in warm and dry climates. Sage is perfect for using in the kitchen, as a companion plant in the garden and for holistic reasons and well. #gardeningtips #herbgarden #gardenideas #beginnergardening

Want to know How To Handle An Aggressive Rooster? Roosters are born with their sense of duty towards the flock they belong in.  #rooster #aggressive #tips #chickens #flock #poultry #homesteading #urbanlife

How To Handle An Aggressive Rooster!

Want to know How To Handle An Aggressive Rooster? Roosters are born with their sense of duty towards the flock they belong in. #rooster #aggressive #tips #chickens #flock #poultry #homesteading #urbanlife

Learn basic planting and care of the flowering herb lavender with this great beginners guide. Lavender can be a beautiful and hardy perennial plant, and with the right growing conditions can come back year after year. Add it to landscaping or use it in the garden as a companion plant. This beautiful herb is perfect for beginner gardeners. #gardeningtips #landscaping #herbgarden #beginnergardening

Planting and Growing Lavender

Learn basic planting and care of the flowering herb lavender with this great beginners guide. Lavender can be a beautiful and hardy perennial plant, and with the right growing conditions can come back year after year. Add it to landscaping or use it in the garden as a companion plant. This beautiful herb is perfect for beginner gardeners. #gardeningtips #landscaping #herbgarden #beginnergardening

Honestly, the correlation between these two species depends on many things, such as breeds, the owner, and his/her capability to train them, the characters of the particular animals etc.

What's the best dog breed to guard chickens?

Honestly, the correlation between these two species depends on many things, such as breeds, the owner, and his/her capability to train them, the characters of the particular animals etc.

A woman is knitting tiny wool jumpers to keep her chickens warm

Knitted Sweaters For Rescued Chickens

A woman is knitting tiny wool jumpers to keep her chickens warm

Learn the basics of growing this great herb. Rosemary is a wonderful perennial herb that is perfect for landscaping. It's also great for companion planting in the garden by repelling pests. Use rosemary in bath products, in the kitchen and in beauty products and crafting. #herbgarden #gardeningtips #gardenideas #beginnergardening

How to Grow and Harvest Rosemary

Learn the basics of growing this great herb. Rosemary is a wonderful perennial herb that is perfect for landscaping. It's also great for companion planting in the garden by repelling pests. Use rosemary in bath products, in the kitchen and in beauty products and crafting. #herbgarden #gardeningtips #gardenideas #beginnergardening

After getting your baby chicks, or after hatching – they will be very afraid and confused about everything around them.

Raise Friendly Chickens with these easy steps

After getting your baby chicks, or after hatching – they will be very afraid and confused about everything around them.

Check out this great guide to growing and harvesting mint in your own backyard garden. Mint is an easy to grow herb that does great in all climates. It's a great companion plant in the garden and is also useful in teas and tinctures. Add this lovely and herbacious plant to your garden this season. #gardening #herbgarden #gardenigntips #backyardgarden

Growing and Harvesting Mint

Check out this great guide to growing and harvesting mint in your own backyard garden. Mint is an easy to grow herb that does great in all climates. It's a great companion plant in the garden and is also useful in teas and tinctures. Add this lovely and herbacious plant to your garden this season. #gardening #herbgarden #gardenigntips #backyardgarden

70+ Uses for Wood Ash

If you're heating with wood, there's always plenty of wood ash to go around. While you may be hard-pressed to think of uses for wood ash in a modern home, historically it was used in