Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Growing Potatoes: The Definitive Guide

By Cris Daining - May 23, 2017 at 04:24PM
I’ve never met a potato I didn’t like. I’d eat them for every meal if I could, and I usually have to force myself to think of alternative side dishes, because in my world, potatoes go with everything. (This may have to do with the fact I grew up in Idaho? I can’t help myself.) […] The post Growing Potatoes: The Definitive Guide appeared first on The Prairie Homestead.

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10 Healthy Veggies You Can Grow in Water

By Alexa Weeks - May 23, 2017 at 01:00PM
Store-bought or homegrown, you can reuse those veggie scraps to grow an endless supply of food starting with just a container of water at home. DIY water gardens are ideal for anyone who wants to minimize waste, grow organic, save money, and make fewer trips to the market. Homesteaders and city dwellers–this one’s for you. […] The post 10 Healthy Veggies You Can Grow in Water appeared first on Urban Survival Site.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

The 10 Easiest Herbs To Grow in a Pot

By Tiffany Davis - May 20, 2017 at 12:14PM
Let’s grow herbs in a pot! Have you seen the price of fresh organic herbs in the grocery store lately? It is insane. Why buy a few cuttings when you can grow a nearly endless supply of your own fresh herbs?  Herbs are pretty easy to grow and add wonderful fresh flavor, can be...

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Pickling Recipes You Will Love That Do Not Use Cucumbers

By Tiffany Davis - May 18, 2017 at 11:18AM
I love pickling recipes! I love how fruits and veggies taste after you pickle them…and frankly I just love pickles. But pickling can be great for your health too, much like fermentation, it can be great for your gut health. Just make sure you’re using good, organic, ingredients. Today...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

10 Important Vintage Cooking Skills You Should Have

By Tiffany Davis - May 16, 2017 at 01:28PM
Vintage cooking skills seem to be a dying art in the general population. I write a lot about “vintage skills” because I don’t want to see this important knowledge to be lost to current and future generations. You don’t have to be a homesteader or a prepper to appreciate that...

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

How to Grow Chamomile in Your Garden

By Tiffany Davis - May 13, 2017 at 12:16PM
How to grow chamomile in your garden and have an endless supply of this amazing herb! I think it is a beautiful flower that adds a touch of whimsy to your vegetable or herb garden. But chamomile is an awesome medicinal herb that can be use in infusions, tinctures and as part of salves that... Read...

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Easy to Make DIY Twine Wrapped Potted Planters

By Tiffany Davis - May 10, 2017 at 12:05PM
Decorative planters can be expensive, unless of course you make them yourself. You can re-purpose just about any old container that you have. Try re-purposing pots made of plastic, galvanized metal, terracotta, tin cans, glass jars, or even a wood pot will work. I have several creative ideas for...

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