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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Single stackable planter pods. Can be stacked indefinitely. Hollowed core. Drain holes to prevent root rot. Interior composting chamber. Capacity: Holds about five gallons. Weathered stone finish. Made in USA. 23.5 in. Dia. x 11 in. H (8.5 lbs.). The english composting garden which can be filled with additional soil, fertilizer and compost. This is perfect for worm composting as they dramatically increase nutrient production when mixed with the compost, making plants thrive. When the pods are stacked in a garden, worms can also penetrate the compost from the bottom, spreading nutrients to the plants in the tower and throughout the surrounding garden soil. Each pod a naturally inert and incredibly strong material that's weatherproof and nature proof. There are also several drain holes that allow moisture to escape.
The Exaco .1 Cu. Ft. Compost Bucket is the best composting apparatus to utilize the kitchen waste. The white finish of this compost bucket matches any kitchen decor. This compost bucket is made from plastic and metal and is strong enough to serve you ...
Dehydrates fruits and vegetables makes jerky and more! Expandable four-tray drying system. Drying trays nest for compact storage. Features: -4 Drying trays included.-4 Tray system dehydrates foods at fraction of cost of commercially dried foods.-Great...
Deluxe personal preparedness pack containing a wide assortment of essential items that can be used during a catastrophic event or emergency. Includes exam-quality vinyl gloves (2), adhesive plastic bandages (5), adhesive fabric bandages (3), junior ad...
Compostable trash bags meet ASTM 6400 certifications for compostable plastics. The bags are 100 percent biodegradable and compostable, totally degrading in 10 to 45 days in commercial compost. Bags control odor and dissipate moisture.. Made in USA.
Pygmy Goats. Pygmy Goats Pros and Cons, Daily Care, Milking, Health, Training and Costs. Pygmy Goats Complete Owner’s Manual.
I love my pygmy goats. They make me laugh every day: their silly attitude, their “smile”, the great times we have when we practice their training.They are, in my opinion, seriously amusing animals. Not to mention the tasteful milk I enjoy from them.Thanks Lana, Morine, Seba and Georgie for giving me such a good time. I know, it is a bit silly isn’t it, thanking goats, but I just wanted to do it as they are wonderful animals.I hope you enjoy reading this book in which I explain my experience of bringing up pygmy goats.I believe I have covered everything you need to know about keeping your pygmy goat(s): how many best to buy, the pros and the cons, where to buy the, daily care, housing, food and treats, bonding, shopping list you need, milking, health, vaccinations, illnesses, play and enrichment, training ( that is really good fun), breeding, total costs, biology, how and a word about the law and insurance. Yes, it’s all covered in this book, and more...
If you have a massive family and is too busy to keep eyes on your pet, the Oxford play pen is the perfect solution that gives you ease of mind. Create an area where she can play and be active with other pets. This versatile play pen can be configured in different shapes and use in so many different ways. Even better, you can get more than one and put them together to create a pet zoo!!! It’s light, foldable, and easy to set up and break down so you can bring your pet anywhere you want to go. It even works with bunny rabbits! However cats that jump high are not recommended! The Oxford Black E-coated Exercise Pen, Available in many different sizes made of durable steel and an e-coated finish for long lasting protection from corrosion and rust. It's easy to set up with no tools required. Included with the playpen are ground anchors for extreme durability. Folds flat for convenient storage. The Oxford newly designed playpen features a built in door for easy in out pet access.
HIC Food Mill Sauce Maker and Baby Food Strainer, 4 Interchangeable Disc Blades, Coarse to Extra Fine, 18/8 Stainless Steel, 2-Quart Capacity
HIC’s Stainless Steel Food Mill is specially designed to process foods for smoother, creamier textures with an even consistency. No more lumps! A versatile addition to cooking tools, its generous 2-quart capacity processes large amounts of food quickly. It forces foods against a perforated disc and breaks them down to smaller particles, removing seeds, skins and other fibrous bulk for smoother soups, silkier sauces, and creamier pastes and purees. This hardworking kitchen tool is a great addition to canning tools, too! And, it’s more economical than buying packaged foods or investing in bulky food processors. Perfect for making a fresh homemade spaghetti sauce, barbecue sauce, or tomato soup recipe, applesauce, creamed soups, mashed potatoes or yams, carrot or parsnip puree, filling for pumpkin pie, homemade baby food, jams, jellies, and so much more. Easy to use. Simply set the Food Mill over a large bowl, place food into the Mill’s basket, and turn the large crank handle clockwise to force food through the disc and directly into the bowl. Turn handle counterclockwise to reposition larger pieces, then clockwise again to continue processing. Use a spatula to push foods down from the sides of the Mill’s basket and to remove processed food from underneath the disc. For best results, firmer foods must be blanched or boiled to soften them before processing. Made from 18/8 stainless steel, HIC’s Food Mill is sturdy and durable. It will never rust or transfer flavors or odors between uses. Disassembles and dishwasher safe for easy cleanup. Includes Food Mill with handle assembly, 4 perforated discs (from coarse to extra-fine), and complete assembly and use instructions.
Put kids and their imaginations to work while playing safely with the Kids Gardening Tool Set. With the garden tools for children set, you'll never need a reason to send them outside. Each tool is quality made, with wooden handles and metal ends. Create a fun tradition of planting spring buds and even introduce a little joy in yard work. Get the kids out of the house, a little dirt under their fingernails and fresh air with the gardening set.
6 ft. L x 6 ft. W shed comes with a vinyl floor. 8 ft. L x 6 ft. W shed does not come with a vinyl floor. This unit comes with a foundation kit where the customer has to add the flooring, like plywood. Ideal for smaller backyards. All walls are reinforced with metal inserts in the columns. Metal wall columns to mount shelves or tools. Paint not needed. Maintenance free vinyl is fire retardant, weather durable, long lasting, will not rust or rot. Metal structure tested for 20lbs. sq.ft. snow load. 15 year limited warranty. Made in United Arab Emirates. Minimal assembly required. The store mate is an ideal storage shed for back yards or patios.
The Jora Composter simplifies and speeds up the process of making compost. It is a 'continuous-use' dual chamber composter. Dual chambers allow you to keep adding new materials to one compartment while the other matures. Because the unit is insulated ...
Includes rain barrel, two spigots and integrated overflow channel. Routed channel automatically diverts all overflow water to the front of the barrel and keeps your foundation from flooding. 50 Gallon capacity rain barrel and planter top. Deep welled top. Meshed screen blocks debris from entering your water supply. Gallant texture of European cobblestone. Plant an array of floral arrangements or even a small herb or vegetable garden. Five gallon bucket. Warranty: One year limited. Made from plastic. Made in USA. Assembly required. Overall: 22.5 in. Dia. x 36 in. H (21 lbs. ). Instructions .
13" 20.5" 3.2" 5.80 lb 6 Piece Garden Tool Kit Pink Curve Mouth Pruners Flat Mouth Pruners 12" Narrow Aluminum Alloy Trowel 12" Aluminum Alloy Trowel 12" Aluminum Alloy Rake 9" Saw Carrying Case Handles allow comfortable grip Aluminum construction for durability Apollo Apollo Tools DT3706P Gardening Kit Lifetime Pink This 6 piece garden tool kit contains useful tools for gardening needs. The tools are contained in a sturdy blow molded carrying case, handy to store and organize the tools. http://www.apollotools.com
Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more. Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular—and growing—pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds. Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guideprovides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard.