Category Archives: Homestead primer

Homestead treasure chest

We have a homestead treasure chest in our town.  It is the town dump!    I know that not everyone can be this fortunate – to have a dump that allows you to collect materials left by others.   But … Continue reading

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Using Google Earth to zone your farm

Using Google Earth to zone your farm is a great planning tool. Google Earth is a wonderful tool for planning your farm permaculture zones.  Its simple to use, yet powerful interface, can be mastered in a few steps and provide … Continue reading

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Procrastination is a homestead killer

Procrastination is a homestead killer.  It’s a bold statement, but I think it is one of the major reasons people fail at homesteading or farming. “procrastination” [proh-kras-tuh–ney-shuh n, pruh‐] The act or habit of procrastinating, or putting off or delaying, especially something requiring immediate attention. We all find things to do to put off the real … Continue reading

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