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Homesteading Basics

Helpful information for people living off the land or those looking to get started

Easy to Make Drying Trays - Chelsea Green :

Easy to Make Drying Trays - Chelsea Green

50 Things You Can Stop Buying & Start Making

50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making

Good tips for growing blackberries, raspberries , blueberries...

How to Care for Ducklings

Raising Ducks - How to Care for Ducklings : HGTV Gardens

Nice idea for on top of a chicken coop. What a great way to keep them cooler in the summer and warm in the winter!

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers by Harvey Ussery Foreword by Joel Salatin

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock by Harvey Ussery - Chelsea Green

Holy Shit Managing Manure To Save Mankind by Gene Logsdon

Holy Shit by , Gene Logsdon - Chelsea Green

Espalier fruit trees

Hometead Waterworks | Homestead Honey Capturing and storing water with farm ponds and swales.

Homestead Waterworks - Homestead Honey

How to sterilize egg shells before using. Eggshells can be ground in a blender and used for many purposes, indoors and out.

7 Ways to Use Eggshells (and tips you need to know)

How Why To Plant Fruit Trees in the Fall Once Tree is established - Free fruit each year » The Homestead Survival

The Homestead Survival | Vertical Potato Tower Gardening Project | Homesteading - Gardening - Green thumb Knowledge

Vertical Potato Tower Gardening Project | The Homestead Survival

Easy Homesteading: Food Storage Shelf Plans. Love this idea for storing potatoes, onions, tomatoes, apples, etc....!

Easy Homesteading: Free Food Storage Shelf Plans DIY

Up Tunket Road: The Education of a Modern Homesteader

Thinking about adopting the principles of permaculture into your homestead? Hear what some Chelsea Green authors have to say on topics from plant guilds to nutrient cycling to invasive grasses

Permaculture Q&A: Month in Review - Chelsea Green

70+ Homestead Hacks: Tips to Make Homesteading Easier from The Prairie Homestead

70+ Homestead Hacks: Nifty Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier