Newspapers seem to accumulate the most in homes and knowing its many uses can serve you in a more sustainable manner.
When you are planning your garden, consider adding flowers that serve a purpose of not only assisting in pollination, but can be also be used in dishes. This will help you make most of the limited garden space, not to mention adding fragrant and visually striking appeal to your dishes.
Collecting the best seeds that are absent of abnormalities and finding characteristics in the plant that are appealing will create a more dependable crop source.
Just imagine, a house with a roof full of plant/tree life powering your home.
Stop being a member of the throw-away society and be part of the sustainable solution. Here are 50 of the most thrown away items and clever ways to reuse them.
Using the information from Part 1 & 2, the setup of a water system, decontamination station, and rain catchment procedures entailed to blend all parts together.
Mulching your garden in one of the most underutilized gardening steps to cut down on weeds and pests. Here are seven on the most popular organic mulches that will feed your soil and protect your plants at the same time.
Even though it is Fall, it does not mean you should neglect your garden. Here are six Fall plants to get in the ground now.
Hornets, bees and wasps are no joking matter. Should you be attacked by bees this summer, don’t panic, and follow these lifesaving tips.
A keyhole garden is a remarkably adaptable element that works in a range of garden styles.
Growing these seeds will help you create the sustainable environment you are working toward. Here are six ways the sunflower can be beneficial in a long-term emergency.
Creating your own fodder system is an economic solution to ensuring your livestock receives a well-rounded diet. This nutrient-dense diet will keep your animals healthier and happier in the process, thus reducing vet bills. Keep these tips in mind and create an ever-growing fodder system for your livestock.
Go hunting for wild grapes. Once you find them, you’ll start seeing the fruit everywhere. And once you’ve had wild grape jam or jelly… you’ll never go back to store-bought grape jelly.
Butterflies are an excellent addition to any backyard or garden and attracting them is easy and doesn’t require much space. Here’s a DIY weekend project that the kids can do with you!
Making your own electrolyte powder is a low cost alternative to purchasing those expensive sports drinks. An added bonus to making your own electrolyte powder is it gives you complete control over the ingredients of the electrolyte drink and you can have it on hand when you need it the most.
Here are five creative ways to make candles using household items to help keep the lights on when the lights go out.
In order to save a few dimes in my pocket, I’m starting to use my emergency pantry items in other ways ranging from deodorant to furniture polish.
The end of the summer garden is always bittersweet for me. I miss my daily fresh cut lettuce but I also love the falling leaves and bright reds and oranges of autumn. Luckily, those fallen leaves are more than just pleasing to look at. In this helpful guide, we’ll walk you through a few easy ways to use your fallen autumn leaves as a zero waste and cheaper options around your place.
Sometimes quality and appearance aren’t at the top of our priorities, and we need to get things fixed fast and cheap.
Fortunately there are quite a few ways you can cut back on your water, including a few you may have never considered.
Here are 5 ways to reduce waste in your home and simplify your life.
Just because you live in an apartment, does not mean you have to live without the joys of fresh, homegrown garden vegetables. There are just a few simple steps that can help you achieve your homegrown produce dream.
Let’s cover some methods to generate energy and provide power, and discuss the positive and negative aspects of each one.
Buying locally is your best bet in taking steps to buy the purest forms of honey and create a natural prepper pantry. Use these tips when looking for local honey sources.
Newspapers are typically used to add carbon rich materials to the compost pile, but they can also be used to plant seeds in. Newspaper pots are a cost effective and natural way to add nutrients to the garden and plant your garden at the same time.
There is some discussion about the idea of livestock being an ideal alternative to the family dog or cat. While I do not agree on livestock animals becoming family pets, I do appreciate the research that went into which animals are child-friendly. See why these three livestock animals are family friendly.
Fermenting chicken feed is an inexpensive and easy way to promoting good gut health. The process is so easy, you will wonder why you haven’t done this earlier!
here is an easy solution to getting your chickens to lay eggs in all of their nest boxes.