There is more to a jar of pickles than some dill and a batch of small cucumbers. In fact, you can pickle just about everything that you grew in your summertime garden. Things like beets, green beans, and sliced peaches can all be pickled and canned, making this an easy way to store fruits and […]
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Being completely self-sufficient is an excellent goal; however, there are times when you need to accept a little outside help. Whether you had a hard time while planting your garden, simply didn’t have the room for all of the crops that you wanted to plant, or had a catastrophic crop failure due to bad soil […]
Becoming self sufficient doesn’t necessarily mean you can only provide your own fresh vegetables. Meat could be on the menu too. Chickens are the solution. Prior to running out to buy your chicks, do you understand the three meat classes of chickens? Chickens can be grown simply for eggs or for all their valued meat. […]
Our road to be self sufficient can lead one to build an amazing garden. The next logical step relates to a consistent source of protein. Sure, you can try growing soy beans and live a vegan lifestyle, but why not try keeping chickens? Chickens are a great choice because they provide choices. Maybe you only […]
Learn to be self sufficient through gardening.