Category: Homesteading

Why You Should Test Your Drinking Water

There are many things that can end up in your water source that you have no control over. Test your drinking water and make sure it is safe. You can DO IT YOURSELF and still be confident in the results.

There are many things that can end up in your water source that you have no control over. Test your drinking water and make sure it is safe. You can do it yourself and be confident in the results. If you have a well, rainwater catch system, or another water source that you are responsible …

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These 5 Reasons Will Make Homesteaders Fail

There is a lot of work involved in homesteading and it can be overwhelming. Biting off more than you can chew is one of the reasons that will make homesteaders fail.

There is a lot of work involved in homesteading and it can be overwhelming. Biting off more than you can chew is one of the reasons that will make homesteaders fail.   No one wants to fail at any time but it is especially hard when you’ve uprooted your whole life (and maybe even your …

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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

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. 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 …

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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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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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There Are No Dumb Questions About Homesteading

There are no dumb questions about homesteading. This article is after my own heart! As the author states, Many farmish adults of today didn’t grow crops. | PreparedHomesteadingSurvivalist.com

There Are No Dumb Questions About Homesteading   This article is after my own heart! As the author states, “Many farmish adults of today didn’t grow up in farmish families. They did not come from parents who lived as homesteaders.They were not raised in a household where everyone knew how to can. Or grow tomatoes. …

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