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  1. Vendor Deals
    I am having a Summer Blow Out Sale for 40% off at Ethos Seed Company. All Summer Crop vegetable seeds are 40%, namely: tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and okras. Coupon Code: summer40 at checkout. Valid until 08/31/2022 Take advantage of it while supply last! Not much left!
  2. Vendor Deals
    Greetings fellow homesteaders and gardeners. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself - a mother and homesteader living in Connecticut - as well as my company, Ethos Seed Company. Together with my husband, we decided to launch Ethos Seed Company in 2021 after witnessing the...
  3. Homesteading Questions
    Hello everyone, my name is Seth Perez. I recently moved to a new place, with a small remaining garden to plant some more agricultural crops, but due to my lack of experience, I wanted to ask people what crops to grow and what tools were needed. buy . Please give more 'ideas to create your own...
  4. Introductions
    I'm Marjory Wildcraft, The Grow Network’s founder and CEO. I was featured in "Who's Who in America" for my work in building deep community resilience, restoring heirloom genetics in gardens and livestock, and the return to natural medicine across the Nation. National Geographic featured me as...
  5. Daily Journal & Everybody Has a Story Archives
    Rain in the morning. cloudy until afternoon yesterday. this morning, the sun is out and all is clear. The wren is singing as loud as possible. i pulled some weeds already….well, it’s getting late in the morning but i wasn’t up until 8. gotta get that last boat ready for planting tomatoes...
  6. Gardening & Plant Propagation
    I was transplanting my canna to a bigger pot and I broke the top of the step and the top bloom. Im not sure if it will grow new blooms or if I've damaged the plant for good. Anyone know what i should do? Should i splice? Can i grow a new plant from the bloom?
  7. Introductions
    Hello everyone, I came in from working on my garden area and I was searching for a post on gardening and found Homesteading Today. Yeah! I am feeling at home already and so thankful to be here! Even with the current situation with the pandemic, I'm doing my best to keep focused on what I had...
  8. Introductions
    Hi! My name is Anisha. I'm kinda new to all this and willing to learn. My goals aren't necessarily to "Live off Grid" but I'd like to be able to fall back to off grid living if/when the STHTF. I'm the mother of 4, all grown but one. My husband isn't as "into" it as he likes to say, so I...
  9. Introductions
    Hi, My DH and I live in south west Nova Scotia. We purchased our property in July 2016. While we're not necessarily looking to create a complete homestead by normal definitions we are looking to become as self-sustaining as we can. We've got 2 acres, but only 3/4 of an acre is cleared. Our main...
  10. Gardening & Plant Propagation
    new to gardening bought 60 bags of topsoil to fill my small set of raised beds, then found out it may not work. any suggestions or has anybody ever used just top soil
  11. Homesteading Questions
    We moved from Pittsburgh Pa to the mountains of WV. We plan on starting a small farm here and if anyone has any tips please feel free to give them.
  12. Poultry
    I've been looking into getting 2 or 3 small ducks for our food garden, and was considering call ducks, but I haven't been able to find call ducklings anywhere online or nearby where I live.. We're in central Texas, so if anyone knows of a place with some call ducks or ducklings on hand, please...
  13. Introductions
    I was asked by mzgarden to post what I grew for my own food. I figured I'd post it here. I do have about three acres I grow on, and a little more I pull from indoor spaces. I do live in Idaho, which is cold and windy and snowy and rainy and can be a challenge for anything less than zone 4, but...
  14. Hydroponics / Aquaponics
    Good Day folks... Years ago (20 +/-) I used a product made in Austria called "Tropf Blumat" which is a combo ceramic cone & membrane dripper system for your plants. It requires no power and is just a gravity fed mechanism which you can link several drippers to... I quite liked it as it took a...
  15. Introductions
    Love this site I find it to be very helpful!
  16. Homesteading Questions
    Getting pretty tired of lack of local store offerings as they never last more than a month (or is this a normal lifespan??), but online has such a wide selection, I'd like some input on styles/brands if you wouldn't mind helping out. I am looking for two different types. The first is for a...
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