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    Brendenwood Farm
    Brendenwood Farm
    Brendenwood Farm

    Brendenwood Farm

    An experiment in self sufficient living.

    A quick guide with composting dos and donts for your home garden. Download a free printable list so you'll have an idea of what to compost. Also get recommendations for supplies.

    What sells. Tips for farmers market vendors. Same goes for Arts and Crafts vendors!

    How to Teach a Dog Not to Kill a Chicken - Your dog was born with a set of survival instincts. One of those is the prey drive, an urge to chase and kill small animals. If you keep chickens, this can be a serious problem.

    No one wants to perform this type of surgery on a chicken, but sometimes accidents happen and it's the only way you can save them.

    Do you love the idea of having a small farm but wonder how you can earn a living from it? Here are 24 ways to do just that. All of these are possible with a little planning.

    Available Farm Grants For Women The Homestead Survival - Homesteading -

    Your slow cooker isn’t just for dinner anymore! Try this Slow Cooker Glazed Cinnamon Apples recipe for a delicious dessert without the messy cleanup thanks to Reynolds Slow Cooker Liners. This easy recipe is made with a combination of sweet apples, cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg for a flavorful treat that calls for little to no mess. After you cook the dessert, top the apples off with vanilla ice cream and throw the Reynolds Slow Cooker Liner away!

    Rose Remy Martin, Hybrid Tea rose, Japan, Kikuo Teranishi, 1989 or United States of America, Christensen, 1988 I don't know which is correct

    'Just Joey' | Hybrid Tea Rose. Cants of Colchester (United Kingdom, 1972)| Flickr - © dublintimmy

    'Signature ' | Hybrid Tea Rose. Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, 1998) | Flickr - © outdoorPDK

    'Perception' | HT rose. Harkness United Kingdom, 1997

    Winter is the perfect time to plan your vegetable garden. Once spring comes there is so much to do. It is helpful to have your seeds organized when it is time to plant them. | Making a Seed List | Grow a Good Life

    How to Make Vinegar | Easy DIY Weekend Project | Preserving, Canning and Fermenting | Easy Preserving Fruit and Veggie Recipes at|#pioneersettler | #homesteading | #selfreliance

    5 Ways to Design with Succulents. Succulents have become stars of the garden world over the past few years, and it’s easy to see why. Water-wise, fuss-free, sculptural, colorful and just plain cool, they’re one of this decade’s must-have plants. While they look amazing simply planted in a pot, it’s easier than you may think to incorporate these plants into your garden’s design. And not just in the warmer zones; if you live in a colder zone—zones 4-7–many succulents are winter-hardy!

    Got funky eggs? Abnormal chicken eggs happen to all of us - it's just a matter of time. Here's 10 weird eggs and everything you need to know. From FrugalChicken

    - it's a simple, weed-free way to grow lettuce, spinach and even radishes. Take a 2 cubic feet bag of potting soil (I used Miracle Grow), ru...

    Blooming wisteria at a small cottage in Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset by Susie Peek-Swint

    Flower basket cupcakes by bubolinkata, via Flickr

    Easily switch out seasonal plants by placing your potted plants IN pots. | 31 Home Decor Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

    Chalkboard paint has all sorts of creative uses in the garden including plant markers and tags, signs, labels, and more. Chalkboard marking pens give it even more possibilities.

    honey bee garden | Honey Bees How I would just die to have such a sweet looking location for my honey making friends! Someday ;)