Tips for Infusing Water with Fruit

Tips for Infusing Water with Fruit

Healthy Eating
I knew that had to be a way to harness all the goodness left in a watermelon after my guys were done with it. This is what a watermelon looks like at our house when they've eaten their fill.... Right? They don't want to pick through the seeds and get the rest of the goodness out, just the center please. And they usually pull one out at a time when I can't seem to get let go of something I'm doing to help them eat it. But regardless, I'm the one that cleans up the mess of a good juicy watermelon, cold or room temperature by the time I get to it. What to do with leftover watermelon?? Make watermelon infused water. It is delicious. The full flavor of a…
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Choosing the Best Vehicle for Your Homestead: 3 Things Newbies Should Know

Choosing the Best Vehicle for Your Homestead: 3 Things Newbies Should Know

Small Scale Farming
As the global population is expected to rise to 9.7 billion by 2050, that means homestead farms will need to produce 70% more food than what is produced now. More American families and individuals are opting to grow their own garden as a means of sustainability and survival. Thus, building a stable shed, picking up and loading materials, and towing a trailer requires a stable truck. Starting a homestead requires you to learn along the way. When you’re running a small homestead, every piece of equipment must be in great condition. Thus, choosing the right truck is of paramount importance. So, how do you know what to look for when you’re just starting to learn the ropes? Here are 3 things newbies should know about the best vehicle for your homestead. Know…
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Advantage and Use of Small Tractors

Self Sufficiency
Nowadays there are various ranges of tractors present to do their assigned jobs. When you or someone has a huge garden or a considerable amount of field you must look for small tractors for sale because it can help you with heavy landscaping tasks. They are smaller than the big tractors, yet flexible and powerful enough to accomplish variety of gardening tasks including moving mulch, mowing and even tilling the garden. They are ideal for landscaping tasks. They have the horse power between 15-55hp. [caption id="attachment_5950" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Small Tractor[/caption] Even for a novice tractor driver, a small tractor is great. You must know the techniques to drive it as the driving techniques are not the same as that of the cars. Otherwise, it may turn dangerous. People get small…
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Creating a Unique Design for Your Self-Sustainable Homestead Garden

Creating a Unique Design for Your Self-Sustainable Homestead Garden

Garden Design
Thirty-five percent of American households are growing food at home or in a community garden, according to reports by the National Gardening Association. Providing high-quality food for your family all year-round takes foresight and simple planning - not to mention, a healthy dose of groundwork and commitment. Today, more young individuals and families are becoming involved in growing and eating their own food from their homestead now more than ever. As a result, many are looking to improve their gardens design and create a space for maximum efficiency. So, do you dream of growing a self-sufficient living on a homestead? Not sure where to start or how to build your design? Here’s how to create a unique design for you self-sustainable homestead garden. Planning Your Homestead Garden People say that…
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