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Homesteading is a lot of work, but that workload gets even tougher when you're homesteading in the Frozen North! Find all things homesteading in garden Zones 1, 2, 3, and 4!
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With good insulation, lots of thermal mass and a back up heating you can keep a greenhouse from freezing for winter vegetable growing up north in the cold.

2 Top Things to Keep a Greenhouse From Freezing

When we started our adventure of building (well, more like rebuilding) a 4 season greenhouse, we were sure that heating would be the most important ingredient in keeping the greenhouse from freezing in the winter. Guess what, it is not. Are you surprised?

Goats | Care for Goats | Goat Care | Before bringing home your first goat. As your goats get settled, you will compile this list and more to keep your goats happy and healthy!

BEFORE Bringing Home Your First Goat

Before bringing home your first goat: before your goats get settled, you can compile this list (and more) to keep your goats happy and healthy! Print out a free checklist to make it easier to get your goat home without a lot of stress.

There are at least 5 things you need to think about when you are working with pallets. They are a great tool: when used properly theyre even more brilliant!

What You Need to Know When Working with Pallets

Woodworking is a laborious job; this is because the activities as processing wood, cutting, fitting, etc, are involved in woodworking. Therefore it is important to use right woodworking tools which help to reduce the required labor an

Make your own VapoRub ointment and skip those petroleum based commercial products!  This is an all natural remedy for soothing congestion, stuffy noses and other ailments. This all natural VapoRub Ointment is quick and easy to whip up.

Make your own VapoRub ointment and skip those petroleum based commercial products! This is an all natural remedy for soothing congestion, stuffy noses and other ailments. This all natural VapoRub Ointment is quick and easy to whip up.

Raising Goats Information and Resources for 2018

Here's an easy and quick tutorial for learning how to braid onions and store them for a long time. Excellent pictures walk you through the process.

How To Braid Onions For Long Term Storage

Organizing Seeds

Organizing Seeds

When organizing seeds you can go from very simple to super fancy. Storing seeds in a box and a photo album. Expiring and reordering seeds.

From the beginning phases of brainstorming, mapping, and decision making to planting and maintaining. How our family homestead orchard has evolved into what it is today, and all the questions we had to figure out along the way.

Evolution Of A Homestead Orchard: From The Beginning

From the beginning phases of brainstorming, mapping, and decision making to planting and maintaining. How our family homestead orchard has evolved into what it is today, and all the questions we had to figure out along the way.

Homesteading | Fall Garden Checklist | Homestead Work | Homesteading in the Fall | A day in the life of a modern day homesteader: wonderful, full of blessings but not much down time! Download a free fall garden checklist.

A Day in the Life of a Modern Day Homesteader Fall Edition

Homesteading | Fall Garden Checklist | Homestead Work | Homesteading in the Fall | A day in the life of a modern day homesteader: wonderful, full of blessings but not much down time! Download a free fall garden checklist.

Are Chickens Vegetarians? Are those "vegetarian-fed" egg cartons telling you the truth? - IdlewildAlaska

Are Chickens Vegetarians? Are those "vegetarian-fed" egg cartons telling you the truth?

How to make cloth feminine pads, plus the pattern. These are great to have in your survival pack, or to make and send to third world countries to needy girls.

How To Make Feminine Pads

We should all know how to make feminine pads whether we want to be self-sufficient, or we just want to put them in our prepping stash. Making feminine pads is also a way to save a ton of money.

It's time to replace my old hand tiller, plow, and stirrup hoe with a new Hoss Double Wheel Hoe and implements. Life just got so much better and chores just got quicker.

The Best Wheel Hoe, Cultivating Teeth, Plows, Sweeps And Oscillating Hoe

It's time to replace my old hand tiller, plow, and stirrup hoe with a new Hoss Double Wheel Hoe and implements. Life just got so much better and chores just got quicker.

10+ super cute homemade Valentines Day ideas just for farmers. | Grace Garden And Homestead

10 Homemade Valentines Day Ideas Just For Farmers

10+ super cute homemade Valentines Day ideas just for farmers. | Grace Garden And Homestead

These cranberry dinner rolls use fresh cranberries to make a welcomed fall, winter, or Thanksgiving treat for the whole family to enjoy!

Homemade Fresh Cranberry Dinner Rolls

These cranberry dinner rolls use fresh cranberries to make a welcomed fall, winter, or Thanksgiving treat for the whole family to enjoy!

In this post wee talk about growing an indoor edible window garden in soil. Learn what soil and containers to use, how to water and fertilize an indoor garden.

Growing an indoor edible window garden in soil

The combination of natural light and additional light for an indoor edible window garden is your best choice and will make your indoor growing successful.

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