Homesteading Means Learning AND Doing. Don’t Just Read About It!

** I WASN’T BORN INTO THIS** Some of my first broccoli – gone to seed. I read about it “bolting” but I didn’t understand how fast it could happen! I’ve went through a few stages in my life. I’ve been through a few in my homesteading life. Before Y2K (you remember that right?) I just […]

Grafting Apple Trees – Part Two

The second post/video of grafting apple trees using the AGPTek Grafting Tool. It was our first time using it and it worked great. We bought our rootstock through Lawyers Nursery and the Scions were sent from a homesteading friend (Thanks Dona!) from Maine. If you feel the need to comment about how dangerous my son was […]

Build A Fruit Picker For Next to Nothing!

I have the second part of my Apple Grafting video ready to publish but surprise of all surprises Dtube was acting up. So instead, you get this article about building a Fruit Picker! I sincerely hope you find it useful! If you follow any of my writing and homesteading adventures for any length of time […]

She’s More Than My Partner… She’s My Wife.

It’s Valentine’s Day.  Yes, it’s manufactured and exploited holiday that fills the coffers of the retailer and distributors of “STUFF”. Yes, I could rail on this and proclaim how important it is to celebrate your loved one every other day. Sure, that’s easy enough to do. We like to rail on things in America. That’s […]

A $25.00 Goat Shed – A Homesteading Lesson in Using What You Have Available.

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How To Buy A Tractor – Why Do You Want A Tractor?

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Making Maple Syrup – Our Evolution

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Bob’s Super Coop Chicken Tractor – Reflections

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Challenge Accomplished! How A Challenge Helped Me Find Steemit and My Groove Again.

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Raised Beds, Cattle Panels and Green Beans. You may never grow green beans the same again.

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