Keep Chickens Cool: 12 Tips to Use This Summer

Chickens in the Summer

Keeping your chickens cool in the summer is more important than winter care. Everyone is always so worried about their chickens handling the cold temperatures of winter, but the real concern is keeping chickens cool in the summer. Even though they’re farm animals, chickens are still vulnerable to heat stroke and other problems brought onRead more

10 Flowers to Plant in a Vegetable Garden

Zinnias

Planting flowers in your vegetable garden is a great way to reduce pests and increase biodiversity. Everyone loves pretty flowers throughout their garden beds, but you might not knowing that there are some good reasons for planting flowers with vegetables. Sure, it looks awesome. My garden beds full of marigolds and tomatoes looks visually beautiful,Read more

12 Gardening Hacks: Growing More Tomatoes This Year

Different Colored Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the trickiest vegetables to grow, in my opinion. To preserve enough tomato products to last my family a year, I need – AT LEAST – 52 quarts but more is ideal. I struggled for years to figure out how to grow more tomatoes for my family. Tomatoes are finicky plants, andRead more

Self-Sufficient Gardening: 9 Staple Crops to Feed Your Family

Potatoes

Now is a great time to pick staple crops to grow in your garden. Learning how to be more self-sufficient and provide for your family has never been more important than this time. Gardening is one of the best ways to provide your family with fresh food, but not all vegetables are staple crops. WhatRead more