Should you assist a chick that is struggling to get out of the shell, or let nature take its course?
Seven years ago, we moved back to the U.S. after 10 years in Australia. Then, life happened. Learn how we started our homestead dream over amid health crisis, tragedy and a pandemic.
Conventional methods of keeping bees are effective, but top bar beekeeping is simpler, less expensive, gives bees a greater degree of freedom, and still leaves you with honey and pollinated crops.
Cool bees are more productive than bees that have to work at keeping cool. Here's several ways to help your bees keep cool this summer.
Not only are blogs long to write, butthe reader is tied to a screen. Is there a way to convey the text without requiring eyes glued to a display? Yes! Podcasts!
Using a compass and some of the considerations for locating the house, garden and orchard on the new homestead.
Use this guide to electric fence selection to help you find a fencer, how it works, set up, planning a pasture, wire, posts, installation, and hook ups.
Learn about fencing and energizer options before installing a well-built fence to add value and security to your land. Originally published as "Fencing for the Homestead" in the February/March 2006 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
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