Farming Moss for a Homestead Income

Farming Moss for a Homestead Income

Mosses are primitive non-vascular plants known for their exotic texture and green hues. They have existed for 470 million years. Taken for granted for a long time, today, mosses are on the verge of becoming an urban homesteading sensation. You can blame…

Tiny White Bugs in Soil: Friends or Foes of Your Plants?

Tiny White Bugs in Soil: Friends or Foes of Your Plants?

You wake up one morning and perform a routine check-up on your wonderfully lush plant army – be it houseplants, garden flowers, or vegetables. Everything seems all right, but with your sleepy eyes, you notice the soil particles moving around…

Can Chickens Eat Tomatoes? What About Tomato Seeds or Leaves?

Can Chickens Eat Tomatoes? What About Tomato Seeds or Leaves?

Can chickens eat tomatoes? Yes! Chickens love tomatoes! This tomato and chicken diet question brings me back to my early youth. Watching chickens roaming and foraging around the yard was always one of my favorite childhood pastimes in the countryside….

17 Black and White Chicken Breeds – Our Chanel Poultry List!

17 Black and White Chicken Breeds – Our Chanel Poultry List!

Let’s explore 17 beautiful black and white chicken breeds! Or, as we call them, Chanel chickens. These chickens are fancy. And fashionable! For centuries, homesteaders have been keeping poultry not just for utility – meat and eggs, that is – but…

15 Rare Duck Breeds (That Will Make You Quack In Awe!)

15 Rare Duck Breeds (That Will Make You Quack In Awe!)

Let’s discuss rare duck breeds! Domestic ducks have been with us for literally thousands of years. They diligently supply us with meat, eggs, and feathers. They also provide pest control and the invaluable companionship and joy of having such cute birds flopping around on their webbed feet. However,…

How to Make a Wattle Fence [Step-by-Step DIY Guide]

How to Make a Wattle Fence [Step-by-Step DIY Guide]

How can you build a wattle fence? Start here. We show how. But first, imagine creating a highly efficient and easy-peasy garden border, or a barrier for small animals, with little or no money and minimal physical effort. Sounds too good to…