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Homesteaders Gift Guide

Homesteaders Gift Guide

Find unique gifts for homesteaders inside this homesteaders gift guide! With over 90 gift ideas, there is something for everyone — for gardeners, animal lovers, bakers, builders, homemakers, kids and more! The Christmas season is just around the corner. Which means...

Cinder Block Raised Garden Bed

Cinder Block Raised Garden Bed

Maximize your garden space and gain control over the quality of your soil by building a cinder block raised garden bed. Budget friendly and simple to construct within an afternoon. Learn how we built this DIY garden bed and print out the step by step plans below....

How to Build a Raised Herb Garden

How to Build a Raised Herb Garden

Start growing a variety of herbs this summer by building a simple raised herb garden. Made with easy-to-install stones and wooden dividers, this budget friendly project is a great way to get fresh food into your life. Learn how to create this raised bed by reading the...

Easy DIY Planter Box

Easy DIY Planter Box

Grow vegetables, herbs or plants in this DIY planter box. Simple and easy to build, this wooden planter can be created in less than an hour with just a few supplies. Great for beginners! Get the step by step planter box plans below. Every spring I seem to add a new...

Building a Cattle Panel Greenhouse

Building a Cattle Panel Greenhouse

Using cattle panels, we constructed a large, inexpensive greenhouse to use as a cold frame for our winter garden and to sow seedlings in the spring. How We Built a Greenhouse Using Cattle Panels It is finally complete! My parents homestead officially has a greenhouse!...

How to Build a Cold Frame

How to Build a Cold Frame

Learn how to increase your growing season during the spring and winter months with a cold frame. This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission at no extra cost to you. In any case, I only link to products we actually use on our homestead...

Building a Mobile A-Frame Chicken Tractor

Building a Mobile A-Frame Chicken Tractor

Large, durable and easy to move, our a-frame chicken tractor made raising chickens a snap. Learn how we built our mobile chickshaw and the reasons we selected the a-frame design. This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission at no extra...

How to Make a Shade Cover for Your Garden

How to Make a Shade Cover for Your Garden

Excessive heat in the summer can destroy vulnerable plants in your garden. Protect them with a handmade garden cover. In this simple tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a protective shelter to block sunlight and save your plants from wilting or turning bitter. I love...

DIY Garden Trellis: Using an Old Barn Ladder

DIY Garden Trellis: Using an Old Barn Ladder

Learning how to build a garden trellis may seem intimidating but it’s only as complicated as you make it. Using scrap lumber, wooden ladders or old lattice work is a great way to save money and give an old piece a fresh, new purpose. How to Repurpose Items Around Your...

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