Homesteading

How To Grow Vegetables Indoors During The Winter

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    If you are someone that likes to garden or if you would just like to have a small supply of freshly grown vegetables for your table there are a few plants that do well enough indoors during the winter that they are worth giving a try.

    If you are a seasoned gardener then you may already be set up to grow your seedlings for transplanting in the spring. Cold Weather plants seem to do the …

    How To Find The Best Land For Your Homestead

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      A lot of people are considering homesteading as a primary lifestyle and if you are thinking about it yourself then one of the first things you have to decide on is the land you will purchase to build your home.

      Finding land can be difficult but it is not impossible and even finding a good piece of land that you can afford is something most of us can do.

      For many people the ability to build …

      How To Avoid The Worst Mistakes When Buying Land For Your Home

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        When you are thinking about purchasing a property for a homestead there are a few big things that you need to look into before finalizing any deal. This list should not be thought of as the only things you need to consider and research but it should be used as a starting point.
        Who Owns The Property
        This is very important especially when buying property online. If a piece of land is advertised for sale you …

        How To Find Water On Land Before You Buy It

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          If you are considering buying land to build a home on probably the most important thing you have to make sure you have access to is potable water. Without water you can’t grow crops or maintain animals but most important you can’t survive yourself. The alternative is to truck in water and that really isn’t an option for many people.

          So how do you find water on your land? The easiest way is to …

          How To Clear Your Field For Planting Crops

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            If you are lucky enough to have enough land to plant a large amount of crops or maybe if you have a field that has been mismanaged for a long time and you just want to start over you have a lot of options for clearing the area from tall grasses and preparing it for planting.

            The first thing is we aren’t talking about converting a wooded lot or one with a large amount of …

            How To Enter Into A Contract To Purchase Land For Your Homestead

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              A friend of ours is considering buying about 6 acres of land from a friend of their family and they expect to work on the land slowly and build on it within the next 5 years or so. They are asking for advice on what they need to look for before they get into the deal.The price is extremely reasonable and under $20,000 total.

              First I want to say I am not a lawyer and …