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Backyard Farming

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How to Become a Farmer in 7 Steps Even If You Know Nothing about It

What makes a person a farmer? We share our view on how to become a farmer and what actually makes you a farmer in the first place.

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The Power of Mulch to Help Fight Drought - Storey Publishing

It doesn’t matter how much rain you get if most of it never enters your soil. Mulch is one powerful measure you can take to make soil moisture-efficient.

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Our inspiration for 1/4 acre farm

Last fall April and I wanted to start getting our hands dirty, mud caked fingernails, sweaty foreheads, outdoor punishment. We have always been a little green around the thumb with planting our flower gardens, but we wanted more. First step for me is always research.... Learn something everyday is my motto. I went to my most favorite location to start my research. What would the world do without this place? Every time April and I are like, "So...what do you want to do tonight?" It will inevitably lead us to the front doors of B&N. Now that my research can begin I make my way to the gardening section, it takes a real man to sit down next to six women and look at garden books. Two of these women glanced over at me with a half snicker in the corner of their lips. On with the research... I found the most amazing book called "The Backyard Homestead" which could potentially lead April and I down the path of being farm folk. Below is the idea that we are after for our layout. The house even kind of looks like our house and yard layout. Basically this would be our goal for the next 1-3 years of getting it ready. Because we live within city limits though we would need to nix the pigs :-( The next thing on my list is the removal of a couple of trees in the back yard and starting the construction of the raised beds. Today though I am going to be working on a project for a friend of mine. I am turning an old piano from 1930ish into a TV stand. I will post pictures as the project comes along. Happy research to everyone and keep learning something.

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How to Start Homesteading on 1 Acre | The Survivalist Blog

Here’s how to set up a homestead on 1 acre of land. Home design considerations, livestock living areas, water sources, energy, and many more things you could do.

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Log cabin duck coop

This is our new addition too our back yard flock we had the bright idea too get our selves some ducks (witch My wife and I did not mind too relive our...

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5 Farm Animals Perfect for your Backyard Farm - The Cape Coop

More and more people are enjoying the fun of having a hobby farm right in their backyard! 5 Farm Animals Perfect for your Backyard Farm

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103 Ways to Make Money from Your Homestead, even a small one

You can make money from your homestead! Here are 103 ways to make money from even the smallest homestead, today!

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The Truth about Self-Sufficiency on a Quarter Acre - The Seasonal Homestead

What is self-sufficiency? The definition is needing no outside help in satisfying one's basic needs, especially with regard to the production of food. Over the years, I’ve read many books and articles claiming that food self-sufficiency is possible on a quarter acre. From my own experience, I have to say I disagree. So how much space is necessary to be self-sufficient in regards to food? I hope to enlighten you to a more reality based self-sufficient garden space needs based on experience.

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100+ Ways to Make Money Farming That are Perfect for 2021

Do you want to quit your job and create a sustainable income from your homestead? Here are 100+ ways to make money farming just to get you started!

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A Simple Setup for Keeping Farm Receipts

An easy system for keeping farm receipts, and keeping them organized for tax time - includes free printables.

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