Homesteading & Self-Sufficiency
Each and every living creature on this planet is dependant on outside resources in order to survive. The idea of self-sufficency and homesteading deals with taking control of our dependency to make a healthier, happier life.
While land man not be freely available in most areas of the world, homesteading remains a way of life. The back to the land movement involved with sustainable agriculture and homemaking isn't exactly new but is making a huge comeback.
Homesteading comes from the heart and for that reason homesteading can be accomplished no matter where you live and how much you have. To achieve your self-sufficiency and homesteading goals check out the resources provided.
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Keeping Pet Chickens: Bring Your Backyard to Life and Enjoy the Bounty of Fresh Eggs from Your Own Small Flock of Happy Hens
When you need fresh eggs, nothing is healthier or more convenient than collecting them, courtesy of your own happy home-bred hens. Keeping two or three chickens is easier than you think. They don't require much special equipment, and today's compact chicken houses are designed to fit even the smallest spaces--from small backyards to apartment terraces.If you're ready to make chickens a part of your household, this new, updated edition of Keeping Pet Chickens will give you the essential information you need for success. Instructive captioned illustrations and down-to-earth language show prospective chicken owners exactly how to master every aspect of keeping and raising healthy and productive poultry, including:Selecting a breedCatching and handling hensBasic chicken biologyHelpful tips and hints for careMaintaining health, and moreThis new enlarged edition features an increased number of breed profiles.
NO ANGLES TO CUT! This Shed Kit's unique galvanized steel angles and base plates make erecting a building fast and easy! Perfect for constructing a storage shed, tool shed, mini-barn or boat house. Kit includes 24 steel angles, 12 base plates, material lists and plans for a 7 ft.W x 8 ft.L, an 8 ft.W x 14 ft.L, and a 10 ft.W x 22 ft.L building. Order TWO framing kits for an 8 ft.W x 14 ft.L building; order THREE kits for a 10 ft.W x 22 ft.L building. Lumber and roofing materials not included. This item is NON-RETURNABLE due to agreement with the manufacturer. U.S.A. Dimensions L x W (ft.): Plans for a 7 ft.W x 8 ft.L, an 8 ft.W x 14 ft.L, and a 10 ft.W x 22 ft.L building
24 Seed Packs! The ONLY Non GMO Heirloom Seed Pack That Includes Pollinator and Beneficial Insect Flowers | Grown in USA | Survival Bank Vault Fruit Vegetable Corn Lettuce and More
Preparation is important when thinking about how to feed yourself and your neighbors in the event of a disaster or if you just want to grow more of your own food at home. Our seeds have you covered with space saving, delicious varieties that include pickling cukes, cherry tomatoes, nutritious red flint corn and more!We include Pollinator, Pest Control and Beautiful Cut FlowersNo other seed kits include flowers that bring pollinators to your garden to increase yields on your land. We also include a blend of flowers that provide a playground for beneficial insects so they can manage pests that would end up on your vegetables. Additionally, state-of-mind plays an important part in surviving so we included a beautiful selection of flowers to cut for your home.Varieties Include:Cylindra Beet, Limelight Bean, Cubanelle Sweet Pepper, Shin Kuroda Carrot, White Icicle Radish, Fordhook Giant Chard, Jersey Wakefield Cabbage, Perfection Shell Pea, Sweet Basil, Greek Oregano, Clear Dawn Onion, Cut Flower Mix(aster, bachelor's button, calendula, cosmos, zinnia), Principe Borghese Tomato, Black Cherry Tomato, National Pickling Cucumber, Waltham Butternut Squash, Sibley Banana Squash, Bloomsdale Spinach, Floriani Red Flint Corn, Tromboncino Squash, Blacktail Mtn. Watermelon, Red Calaloo Amaranth, Beneficial Insect Mix (Basket of Gold, False Queen Anne's Lace, Dill, Siberian Wallflower, Creeping Daisy, Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Cilantro, Dwarf Cosmos, Purple Prairie Clover, California Poppy, Leaf Fennel, Globe Gilia, Candytuft, Blazing Star, Shasta Daisy, Sweet Alyssum, Bergamot, Baby Blue-Eyes, Black-Eyed Susan), Bee Feed Mix (Anise Hyssop, New England Aster, China Aster, Siberian Wallflower, Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Plains Coreopsis, Chinese Forget-Me-Not, Purple Coneflower, Fleabane, California Poppy, Indian Blanket, Globe Gilia, Tidy Tips, Blue Flax, Sweet Alyssum, Bergamot, Forget-Me-Not, Baby Blue-Eyes, Corn Poppy)
Roll tide! Hit up your party or tailgate with these Cool Gear Alabama Crimson Tide 16-Ounce Mason Jar Water Bottles. They are Nick Saban approved and show off your spirit for your favorite team. These water bottles do the job and never let you go anywhere thirsty. With a 16-ounce capacity, you'll never be dehydrated again. They are great to take to the gym, tailgating, biking on campus, to class, work, or wherever you need quick access to quench your thirst. They not only feature the NCAA licensed logo, but you can drink from the cool, red straw or with a flip-top spout. They are BPA-free, double-insulated, and dishwasher safe. If your veins bleed crimson and your heart pumps tide, you need this 6-Pack of Cool Gear Alabama 16-Ounce Mason Jar Water Bottles in your life. These Cool Gear Alabama 16-Ounce Mason Jar Water Bottles show off your Bama spirit and ensure you are never dehydrated 16-ounce capacity NCAA licensed logo and design Great for use at tailgates and other gametime gatherings BPA-free Double-wall insulation keeps drinks cold Dual-function cap where you can sip out of the included straw or from the lid Top-shelf dishwasher safe Not intended for canning Weight: 0.3 pounds each Quantity: 6 water bottles Product warranty: 1-year warranty
My First Home is the perfect starter cage for your Guinea Pig or Dwarf Rabbit! It snaps together in minutes without the need for tools. My First Home offers plenty of room for your favorite little critter, yet it is compact enough to place on a dresser or counter top. The deep plastic base prevents bedding from scattering while the white wire top makes for easy viewing and superb ventilation. With your own My First Home, you too can discover why keeping Guinea Pigs and Dwarf Rabbits is so much fun! Home measures 12.5"L x 24.5"W x 14.5"H
30 inch tall raised garden//50 cubic feet of soil capacity//Assembles quickly//Centralized compost bin//Modelled after authentic, stone African gardens//Product Type Raised Garden//Material Plastic//Indoor or Outdoor Use Outdoor Only//Shape Oval//Drain...
Windscreen4less Heavy Duty Privacy Screen Fence in Color Solid Black 6' x 50' Brass Grommets w/3-Year Warranty 130 GSM (Customized Sizes Available)
Description Import Fence Privacy Windscreen Fence, Solid BlackEasy to install windscreen fence provides the privacy customers need, yet allows air to go through to create breeze. The 2 grommets design on each corner secures position on customer's deck or fence. The brand new waterproofed polyethylene has 2 grommets on each corner, and side has reinforced seems. About the BrandImport Fence is a Southern California based company specialized in sunshade sails, privacy wind screens and other patio/garden related accessories. Our manufacturing plant has strict quality control methods to ensure our products meet the highest standards. Our mission is to always provide the best service to our customers with industry's leading prices.
Les Mouettes d'Arvor sardines are fished on day boats, right off the coast of Brittany. Unloaded and brought to the cannery during the night, they are processed in early morning, sorted by size into frying trays, prepared according to recipe with well-balanced seasonings, and placed by hand in each tin for freshness and quality. These are prepared with sun dried tomatoes, vegetable oil, olive oil, salt and spices. The manufacturer of Les Mouettes is Conserverie Jacques Gonidec, the first cannery in France to hold the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certificate not only for their sustainable fishing practices, but also for the canning process. This seafood's eco-label highlights awareness to responsible companies involved in the environmental development. Each tin of Mouettes d'Arvor Sardines in Sun Dried Tomato Sauce contains a net weight of 4 oz. or 115g (drained weight is 3 oz. 87g).
Includes all the necessary hardware. Includes Premium swivel hasp provides additional security. Paint and shingles not included. Can be installed with a cement foundation. All wood is pre-cut and ready to assemble. Full-length hinges allow for easy operation of the doors. Ready to paint. Made from wood. 96 in. L x 102 in. W x 98 in. H (602 lbs.). Assembly Instruction . Warranty . The Kingston is an easy storage solution for any yard... any size. This 96 in. wide gable-design building features 72 in high sidewalls and an 96 in. high peak. The 48 in wide x 72 in. high double doors with full-length hinges and swivel hasp make for easy access to all of your outdoor equipment.The most common use for a shed is of course, storage for those items people want to keep out of the way,However, there are SO many more uses for a shed that most people don't realize,here are they workshop , artist's studio , mediation studio , outdoor office , play house or play room , exercise room.Customizing a wood shed to fit your needs is easier than you think. You can quickly add a theme to your shed with some paint and decals, or check out our accessories to see our shelves and organizers.
The High Store Vertical Storage Shed by Keter provides an ideal solution for anyone who needs a reliable and convenient outdoor storage shed. Thanks to its compact design, this storage shed is perfect for space-challenged areas. It's also great for pe...
Good Ideas Rain Wizard 50 Gallon Rain Barrel with Black finish can provide 50 gallons of pure, unchlorinated water when municipalities declare periods of low water usage. During heavy rain falls, a typical roof can produce hundreds of gallons of water. By saving that water, you can reduce your average water usage by up to 40%. The Rain Wizard features an attractive Faux oak barrel design so it naturally fits in with your landscape. Its plastic screen mesh is newly designed to keep out bugs, animals, and debris while still being easy to remove for cleaning and maintenance and is gentle on skin. A front side overflow keeps water from flooding against your outside wall. The flat-back design is one of the most convenient features as it allows your barrel to sit right up against your home so you don't have to worry about purchasing excess downspout parts. While most barrels will crack or become brittle in the winter time, the Rain Wizard 50 will stay strong. It is still recommended that you drain your barrels when temperatures approach the freezing point. Linkable to other barrels for increased capacity using separately sold linking kit; Resistant to rust, mold, mildew, and rotting; High quality brass spigot for hose hook-up + overlfow spout; Screen to keep out debris, insects, animals, and children; 30" x 22" x 22" at 19 lbs.; Includes Trilingual Instructions, Brass Spigot, Teflon (plumbers) Tape, Rain Wizard 50 rain barrel.
Suncast's GLIDETOP Slide Lid Shed features long lasting, easy to maintain, double wall resin construction. It has a sliding lid for walk in access. It also features a reinforced sturdy floor for tractor support. It is ideal for storage of bikes, mowers, patio furniture and can be locked.
Organic, Non-GMO, heirloom, grown in my seed garden, harvested and packaged by hand in resealable air tight bags (each bag is individually labeled). Each purchase includes a full page seed fact sheet and planting/growing instructions. All seed lots are tested for germination. The listing picture is from my seed garden. Corn golden beauty 20+ seeds. organically grown in my seed garden, harvested and packaged by hand in resealable air tight bags (each bag is individually labeled). Each purchase includes a full page seed fact sheet and planting/growing instructions. All seed lots are tested for germination. The listing picture is from my seed garden delicious. No garden is complete without corn. Golden beauty is a wonderful heirloom variety with good old-fashioned taste. Golden beauty corn is a vintage open-pollinated (not to be confused with later hybrids of the same name) variety first introduced by henry fields in 1956 as an early sweet corn. Produces heavy yields of 7" ears with 12-14 rows of tender yellow nubs. Good choice for short seasons. Not fussy about soil or climate. 68-70 days. Long a favorite of home and market growers alike. Seeds can be sown directly into garden when soil is warm. Zones 3-10. all seeds are packaged and for the current growing season. Please see my other seed listings.
Durable contemporary design looks great on patio.
Greenhouse Gardening: Secrets of Building a Perfect Greenhouse, Tips for Growing Vegetables and Flowers All Year Round! (Homesteading & Greenhouse Gardening)
This book is meant to be a guide for anyone that has ever wanted to start their own greenhouse project but felt that they never had the time, material, or proper instruction to get their project up off of the ground. This guide is easy to read and even easier to comprehend as we go over the basics from sun lighting techniques to proper care of plants all the way to how to make money off of your veggies!If you would like to learn more about greenhouse care without having to get a PHD in botany this book is for you! The useless technical jargon that fills other greenhouse tutorials is cut away as we uncover tried and tested methods of greenhouse development. So come along with us as we explore all of the idiosyncrasies of greenhouse methods that have been helping to sustain whole communities for the past thousand years! As we take the lead from Emperors and hipsters alike, going green has never been easier!Some things covered in this book:•Basic Greenhouse Construction•Greenhouse Maintenance•Types of Greenhouse Plants•Diseases and Conditions of Plants•How to Market Your Greenhouse Products
UV inhibitors. Snap fit removable lid. Pre-molded 2 in. hole cut in back of bin to feed garden hose through. Holds upto 100 ft. of garden hose. Warranty: 15 years limited. Made from molded polyethylene. Made in USA. 17 in. W x 17 in. D x 18 in. H (8 lbs.). Assembly Instruction . Our Fairfield Garden Hose Bin has been expanded to includes more outdoor decor solutions. The new Fairfield Garden Hose Bin is a perfect place to store garden hose.