Category: Homesteading

How Much Food Does a Chicken Need?

How Much Food Does a Chicken Need? The answer depends on who you ask. Get the details of what chickens need and their habits when it comes to food, along with tips and tricks for keeping the amount of waste down and maintaining a happy flock | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

How Much Food Does a Chicken Need? The answer depends on who you ask. Get the details of what chickens need and their habits when it comes to food, along with tips and tricks for keeping the amount of waste down and maintaining a happy flock.    How much food does a chicken need on a daily …

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Is Quail Farming Right for You?

Is Quail Farming Right for You? Many people today would love to be able to raise their own chickens. The reasons they aren’t able to vary but generally have to do with where they live | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Is Quail Farming Right for You? Many people today would love to be able to raise their own chickens. The reasons they aren’t able to vary but generally have to do with where they live.   Homeowner Association rules, city, county, or development rules…there are many places where raising even a single chicken can get you …

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Resources for the New Female Prepper or Homesteader

We have a list of reliable sites for the new female prepper/homesteader. There is so much information out there! We've got you covered | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Resources for the New Prepper or Homesteader   This new life can be overwhelming for new preppers and homesteaders, there is so much information out there! It can be really hard to determine what is good, solid information and what is fear-mongering and just a site trying to sell you something (that you don’t really …

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Are You Reading These Homesteading Blogs?

You should be reading these homesteading blogs. Sometimes it can be a real challenge to get good, solid information online. These are our favorite homesteading blogs. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

You should be reading these homesteading blogs. Sometimes it can be a real challenge to get good, solid information online. These are our favorite homesteading blogs.     Sometimes it can be a real challenge to get good, solid information online. How do you know if the site is legitimate? How do you really know …

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Are you REALLY Ready to Go Off Grid?

Are you really ready to go off grid? It's something people dream about but few accomplish. If you decide to make the plunge plan on a sharp learning curve. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Are you REALLY Ready to Go Off Grid? Thinking about going off grid? Are you really ready? Going off the grid is something many people dream about but few ever accomplish. Those who decide to make the plunge will have a sharp learning curve, especially if they’ve never experienced off grid living before. Those who are …

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The Easiest Way to Clean Cast Iron

The easiest way to clean cast iron. So many people are clueless when it comes to cast iron cleaning. Perhaps that's because so few people use anymore. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

The easiest way to clean cast iron. So many people are clueless when it comes to cast iron cleaning. Perhaps that’s because so few people use anymore.   So many people are clueless when it comes to cast iron. Perhaps that’s because so few people use it on a regular basis anymore. Most times when …

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Why You Should Learn How to Pressure Can

Why You Should Learn How to Pressure Can For many, pressure canning is an intimidating thing. For others, it’s an outdated way to preserve food so there’s no reason to bother when you can just buy what you want. Sadly, canning food is a lost art compared to how many people had the skill a …

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3 Tomato Varieties for Container Gardens

3 Tomato Varieties for Container Gardens   Tomatoes are one of those garden foods that you’re either really great at growing or you can’t get them to fruit to save yourself. Others, still, are stuck in the middle: they can grow ’em, get fruit, but then it never ripens. I happen to fall into that …

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These 5 Reasons Will Make Homesteaders Fail

These 5 Reasons Will Make Homesteaders Fail No one wants to fail at any time but especially when you’ve uprooted your whole life (and maybe even your lifestyle) and moved to start a homestead. You’re all gung-ho about it and then, reality sets in. It’s a big change, with a lot of work involved that …

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DIY: Compost for Newbies

How to compost for newbies. So many people see the title and think "How hard is it to compost? Just toss it into a pile and let it decompose!" | PreparedHomesteadingSurvivalist.com

How to Compost for Newbies   So many people see the title and think “How hard is it to compost? Just toss it into a pile and let it decompose!” I’ve heard it said before and remember thinking “there should be a compost for newbies book out there!” Thankfully, the people over at Farming My …

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