Homesteading

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens Apple cider vinegar is truly a miracle elixir with enumerable applications, in and out of the coop. Vinegar is made using 2 consecutive fermentation processes. The type of vinegar produced is determined by the item being fermented, not by …

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12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate

12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate

12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate Modern life cultivates in most of us an ingrained reflex to preserve food using refrigeration. We preserve food in other ways too, of course, such as the food industry’s reliance on chemical “preservatives.” And, much like the use of preservatives, refrigeration has its pros …

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5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons

5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons

5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons Rats are frustrating pests that can spread diseases. You don’t want them near your home or property. However, commercial rat poisons are full of toxic chemicals that could also harm your children or beloved pets. Many people prefer to try homemade rat poisons before using …

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16 Foods You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps

Re-Grow Yourself from Kitchen Scraps

16 Foods You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps Imagine having an unlimited supply of your family’s favorite produce. Incidentally, produce is often one the most expensive items on most grocery lists so anything that you can cut down will help you to tremendously curb that grocery expense. Various food can …

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20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer

20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer

20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer Groceries, especially fresh fruits and vegetables, can run a family hundreds of dollars each month. The last thing you want to do, after spending all that money, is throw that produce in the trash because the tomatoes are rotten …

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8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases

8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases

8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases Insects have been central to traditional healing practices for centuries in South America, Asia, and Africa. Preliminary medical trials have verified that many of these traditional ingredients contain beneficial properties. While modern, conventional medical care might be the preference in economically developed …

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12 Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil Daily

Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil

12 Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil Daily Coconut oil seems to be all the rage right now. People swear it works for nearly every ailment possible. It is great for skin care and healthy cooking. Being skeptical is easy. Is coconut oil a miracle worker that can improve …

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10 + Ways To Use Leftover Lemon Peels

10 + Ways To Use Leftover Lemon Peels

10 + Ways To Use Leftover Lemon Peels The lemon peel, let’s be honest here, the average person doesn’t really use it. We hold onto it to squeeze the juice into our drink or bite down into the meat of the fruit and then the leavings are put to the …

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18 Things You Should Never Compost 

18 Things You Should Never Compost 

18 Things You Should Never Compost  Composting is garden gold. Every gardener should have a compost bin where they toss their veggie scraps and grass clippings throughout the year. While you can put hundreds of items into your compost bin, you need to pay attention to the things you should …

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30+ Alternative Uses For Old Garden Hoses

30+ Alternative Uses For Old Garden Hoses Like everything else in the world, garden hoses have a limited lifespan. After a few years of use, hoses get flat spots, develop leaks, get dry rotted… In short, they wear out. While the first thought may be to take your old garden …

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