3 Reasons for Saving Vegetable Seeds

Summer is mid-way through, and while your garden is probably in full production now, it’s not long until fall comes and your vegetables start dying back. Before fall comes, you should start thinking about yet another harvest you can get from your garden. Now is the time to start saving vegetable seeds from your best […]

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What Happens When You Lose a Forest

As a wild homesteader, you’re often trying to mimic a natural forest in your designs by creating food forests, applying mulch, and more. But what happens when you lose a forest? The sudden removal of a forest provides a stark lesson in the importance of forests. Keep reading to learn what happened to my homestead […]

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5 Lessons Learned from a New Kitchen Garden

It’s midway through July in 2019, and my new kitchen garden is growing beautifully. We’ve been enjoying wholesome, garden-fresh meals, and also indulging in the crunch of fresh vegetables straight off the vine. But it’s not all abundant harvests and beautiful flowers. Even when you’re an experienced gardener, starting a new garden can teach you […]

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Food Forest Layers and Why They are Important

Food forests are designed to mimic the structure of a natural forest to grow food very efficiently. That structure is composed of a set of layers, each with its own unique role in the forest system. Food forest layers allow you to fully utilize all potential growing space in a similar way that a natural […]

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