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Basic Rabbit Housing Needs + 5 Free Rabbit Hutch Plans

There is no one style of rabbit housing that is suitable for all situations, but there are certain basic rabbit housing needs that should be met regardless of the type of housing used. Raising rabbits can be a rewarding experience and one that can provide many hours...

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Make Herb Salt to Preserve the Harvest

Herbs are easy to grow and produce quite a bit, however, they don't grow year round. Herb salt is a wonderful way to preserve your herb harvest. Learn how to make endless herbal salt combinations today. Herbs are (usually) some of the easiest plants to grow in the...

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Rootsy Responds: Top 10 Vegetables for the Home Garden

The best vegetables for the home garden might be hard to choose, but with your help, we'll give it a try. Each month The Rootsy Community comes together to bring their best ideas to the table. We call it CSA, Community Supported Answers! Raising your own vegetables...

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8 Ways to Spring Hygge – Make Spring Cozy!

It seems like all you hear about all winter anymore is "hygge." What's hygge? Hygge is a Danish concept of living a cozy life, enjoying the simple things, and good food. Think comfy blankets, lots of candles, books, thick wooly socks, and comfort food. While this is...

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Should You Raise Goats on the Homestead?

Should you raise goats on your homestead? There is much to consider when deciding to raise goats on your homestead. Find out what you need to know before you begin and where to get that knowledge to be successful. There are many benefits to having goats on your...

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Improving Soil with Chicken Litter

Improving soil with chicken litter is an organic method for feeding your garden and a way to use your used livestock bedding.One of the perks of homesteading is that you can use waste from one area to enhance or grow another area. We are excited to have Erica of...

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How to Make Fresh Garden Syrups

There comes a time in late summer when grocery stores, farmers markets, and home gardens become overrun with herbs and fruit just waiting to be processed into something tasty. Have a plan for creating fresh garden syrups from your bounty this year. In our day,...

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How to Find a Simple Living Community

Living a handmade, simple life can be an uphill battle sometimes. It is a worthwhile lifestyle but finding community support and like-minded friends can make it easier and more rewarding. Despite the best self-sufficient ideals and goals, we all need a simple living...

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Rootsy Responds: Best Garden Tools for Home Gardeners

The best garden tools for home gardeners. Each month The Rootsy Community comes together to bring their best ideas to the table. We call it CSA, Community Supported Answers! I have a favorite wheelbarrow that has traveled with me across the country. It has four...

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