Home Home + Garden Homesteading

Homesteading

Urban Homesteading 101: Harvesting Seeds

In a landscape filled with GMOs and monocropping and invasive species, sometimes it’s good to just let your garden grow the natural way.

What Can Your Garden Grow? More Than You Think.

You may be surprised to see the kinds of fruit and veg that your Ohio River Valley garden will support.

Urban Homesteading 101: Keeping Goats

"They're kind of like dogs—they know who their people are."

“Agri-communities” Are Reinventing the Subdivision, One CSA at a Time

Urban or suburban, you can live amid the flora and fauna. With neighbors, too. Aberlin Springs and Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage show the way.

How To: Choose a Community Garden

Community gardens not only feed people, they bring them together—and they come in many varieties.

Composting Is Cool. For Real, Though.

Your trash can become your treasure, too. At least when you turn food scraps into soil.

8 Native Plants That Will Totally Work in Your Plant-Killing Yard

Fill your garden beds with these plants, all perfectly at home in our particular micro-climate.

Think You Want to Keep Bees? Try Fostering a Hive First.

The buzz on raising bees.

You Can Keep Chickens in the City of Cincinnati. But Not Roosters.

In this case, the chickens come first. But many an egg is sure to follow.

3 Ways to Preserve Your Own Fruits and Vegetables

A bumper crop of cucumbers is no laughing matter, nor is trying to cook with tasteless ‘sweet’ corn in February. But with some simple tools and home–ec chutzpah, you can resolve both on a summer afternoon.

Follow Us

23,057FansLike
29,535FollowersFollow
40,263FollowersFollow