Shipping container (ISBU) home construction has made incredible advances over the past few years. Today nearly everyone has seen a news segment about container home, or visited an internet site that featured a story or a few renderings of Check Out The Rest of “ISBU-Shipping Container Homes, Myths and Truths” →
Going organic is not as hard as you might think. These 10 Do’s and Dont’s are based on not letting the “bad” pests gain a foothold in your vegetable and … Check Out The Rest of “Organic Pest Prevention – 10 DO’S and DON’TS For Your Garden” →
Nearly everyone that has spent anytime in a garden has grown a Nasturtium. And today’s foodies, salad lovers, and veg eaters know the tangy, peppery taste of the seeds, leaves and flowers are one of the best in the edibles category, likewise most gardeners know they are one of the best pest repellent varieties to be had.
A native of Mexico they are Check Out The Rest of “A Nod To Nasturtium” →
Until recently I never really paid attention to herbs as a regular part of the produce picture of my gardens, Sure, I had a few that I thought would be interesting to grow and cause they make nice flowers. Then I began to cook, Now this changes the whole scope of things.
I was kind of tired of buying dried herbs in the bottle, so now Check Out The Rest of “Herbs in the Garden ? – Essential For A Working Homestead” →
Here are 5 really quick and easy tips to start you on your way to self sufficiency and sustainability. Of course these are just a starting point so go for it. You can definitely do these.
1. Start out small – No matter where you live or what you do we suggest you start out small. Make a plan and then stick to it. Leave the “Go big or go home” mentality by the wayside. Biting off more than you can chew could be the beginning of the end of your plan. Baby steps are easier to take and easier to correct if you find it’s not working as planned.
2. Begin to recycle – It takes 2 or 3 containers to start. These could be garbage cans, recycling containers that your city or town provides, or even cardboard boxes. Label them metal, plastic, and glass (possibly even paper). This is an indispensable tool to becoming Check Out The Rest of “5 Tips To A Greener Lifestyle” →