11 Delicious Ways to Preserve Green Beans from Your Garden
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11 Delicious Ways to Preserve Green Beans from Your Garden

Every year when you drown in green beans, you don’t have to freeze or can all of them! Here are 11 different ways to preserve green beans straight out of your garden. Green beans are one of the most prolific plants that I grow in my garden, and every year, I end up with gallon…

How to Stop Chickens From Getting in Your Garden: 10 Tricks to Try
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How to Stop Chickens From Getting in Your Garden: 10 Tricks to Try

Chickens love a good garden, so if your flock found your veggies, you have to find ways to stop chickens from getting in your garden. A few weeks ago, I went on my morning walk in the garden and realized my chickens found my kitchen garden. They ate through my lettuce and used several areas…

11 Heritage Chicken Breeds Every Homesteader Needs in Their Flock
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11 Heritage Chicken Breeds Every Homesteader Needs in Their Flock

If you’re looking to add to your homestead chicken flock, consider raising some heritage chicken breeds. I have a slight addiction problem when it comes to raising chickens, or so my husband keeps telling me. I want to raise all of the chickens, and heritage chicken breeds have a soft spot in my heart. These…

10 Best Farm Animals for Self-Sufficiency You Need to Raise

10 Best Farm Animals for Self-Sufficiency You Need to Raise

When you’re on the quest to stop your dependency on the grocery store, you’ll want to consider raising farm animals for self-sufficiency. Growing vegetables and fruits are just one step to increasing your self-sufficiency, but animals play a bit part in this journey if you eat meat or dairy products. Bringing animals onto your homestead…

14 Protein Sources for Chickens Your Flock Will Love
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14 Protein Sources for Chickens Your Flock Will Love

Chickens receive the protein that they need from commercial layer feeds, and it’s supplemented with bugs, worms, snakes, lizards, and any other goodies they find throughout the day. Sometimes, you need to give your flock other protein sources for chickens. Your flock’s needs will change throughout the year. Protein is a necessary nutrient needed for…