11 Gorgeous Black and White Sheep Breeds [With Pictures!]

11 Gorgeous Black and White Sheep Breeds [With Pictures!]

If you’re looking to start a small flock of sheep, the choice of breeds available is a bit overwhelming! Black and white sheep are becoming increasingly popular, thanks to the rising fame of some colored sheep breeds. As well as…

14 Pretty Whiskey Barrel Planter Ideas [+ How to Plant!]

14 Pretty Whiskey Barrel Planter Ideas [+ How to Plant!]

Check out these whiskey barrel planter ideas! Whiskey barrel planters are a fun and easy way to create a splash of color and greenery around your yard. And homestead!  Whether you’re looking for a quick solution to create instant planters…

How to Grow and When to Harvest Lima Bean Plants From Seed

How to Grow and When to Harvest Lima Bean Plants From Seed

How to grow lima beans and when to harvest them! Many homesteaders are looking to grow more varied crops in larger quantities to counteract the effects of global food price increases. We’re all familiar with the more common types of…

205+ Waggish Farm Dog Names for Your Best Canine Friends!

205+ Waggish Farm Dog Names for Your Best Canine Friends!

A good farm dog will be your best friend, constant companion, and work colleague all rolled into one! So your canine buddy deserves the best farm dog name you can imagine and ponder! Whether you’re after a name that’s cute,…

How to Roast Chestnuts on an Open Fire [Step by Step]

How to Roast Chestnuts on an Open Fire [Step by Step]

Roasted chestnuts are a delightful treat at any time of year! Although for many homesteaders, they are something we only eat over the holiday season. Luckily, chestnut trees grow in abundance where I live, so we’re frequently roasting them on…