Like all weeks on a homestead, this one was just as busy and just as fulfilling. This post outlines the last week on our homestead, including why we purchased a freeze dryer, plans for our new meat hen coop, heading out to the Ripley SSAA and a discussion about new skills. Read on for more…
In today’s vlog, I spend some time in the garden replanting seeds and slightly bigger plants before the first storm of the season hits, and we have an impromptu rendering job that has been on the project list for some time come to fruition!
You can live on an acre of land and do nothing with it, and you can also live on an acre of land that has a full food garden covered in food and medicinal crops. Whatever it is you have, there are a number of ways you can start homesteading right now – whether or not you’ve just moved out to the country, are seeking relief from that 9-5, or want to go full hog self reliant. Let’s take a look at my top 10 ways to start homesteading now, whether you’ve made the move to your first homestead or are planning on moving onto one.
Another crazy week on Milo’s Farm as I gave myself a fantastic bruising in a dodgy dismount and got involved with some homesteaders on Instagram in a sticker share! Read on to learn more about this fun filled week!
In today’s post, we had the earth mover out to clear the back paddocks so we can finish our internal fencing, and the issues we’ve had dealing with ground asparagus weeds.
We’ve used this time in lockdown to remove a cubby house that’s been on the property since we first bought it! We’re doing a garden renovation and extending the garden, making a flower and companion planting bed and re-framing the sides of the garden to give more protection! Read on for more…
Have you ever built a Clydesdale a stable? Our first attempt turned out great, but also gave us many teachings to take away for next time!
When you need to build structures on the farm, make sure you try and use whatever left over materials you have left. We built a wash bay / cross tie area out of excess materials we had on the farm, and it turned out great!
Building a horse riding arena requires careful planning and execution to ensure a safe and functional space for both horse and rider. A well-built riding arena can provide years of enjoyment for horse and rider alike. Read on to see how we’ve started the foundation work of building our arena at Milo’s Farm.