How Fast Can a Cow Run, Exactly?

How Fast Can a Cow Run, Exactly?

Now, we know that cows do not look like the most athletic of animals, and they do seem to prefer to spend their days lazing around. But if you’ve ever seen a cow hightailing across the paddock, you can’t fail…

How to Harvest Romaine Lettuce [and Keep It Growing!]

How to Harvest Romaine Lettuce [and Keep It Growing!]

Lettuce is one of the first things that many gardeners start to grow, and romaine lettuce is a firm favorite. Today, we’ll look at how to harvest Romaine lettuce. We’ll also discuss how to keep it growing! That way, you…

How Often to Water Herbs Indoors, Outdoors, and In Pots?

How Often to Water Herbs Indoors, Outdoors, and In Pots?

Herb gardening is often the starting point for many gardeners when someone gifts us a pot of basil or chives for our kitchen windowsill. But if you’re new to gardening, it can be hard to figure out just how much water your…

How to Harvest Parsley Without Killing the Plant? Try This!

How to Harvest Parsley Without Killing the Plant? Try This!

An herb garden is one of the easiest things to grow, and parsley has long been a kitchen favorite!  This little low-maintenance herb will produce an abundance of beautiful green leaves, perfect for adding flavor and fragrance to your culinary…

Do Chickens Need Light at Night to Lay Eggs? [and Do Chicks?]

Do Chickens Need Light at Night to Lay Eggs? [and Do Chicks?]

Many new chicken owners take on a small flock of hens, thinking that chicken-keeping is a doddle. But then realize that their newly-introduced poultry is much pickier than they thought! That’s because chickens need a few home comforts to keep…

How to Start a Homestead With No Money, Today!

How to Start a Homestead With No Money, Today!

If you have dreams of starting a homestead, you are not alone! An ever-expanding legion of people dream of escaping the rat race and building a self-sufficient life. The urge to step away from the corporate world and create a…

Can You Eat a Rooster? Are Male Chickens Edible?

Can You Eat a Rooster? Are Male Chickens Edible?

Chicken meat is a healthy and classic family (and farm) staple! But rooster meat has a reputation for being inedible, chewy, bland, and not worth eating. Is that true? Can you eat a rooster? Or not? The confusion between chicken…