Homesteading

Tree change or me change?

We moved to country living in 2011. Since then we have learnt so much about living on a property and what is required to manage a homestead. We are childless, but living in the bush and on property really is a great place for kids to grow up, and even moreso, for adults to have space away from the hustle and bustle. This is not to say that there aren’t some challenges, but challenges do arise and they are often fun and interesting to solve. There is so much to say about living on a farmlet, and here is where I’ll talk about some of the challenges and always about the benefits.

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Why blogging for homesteaders is still relevant

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More than ever, we are in environment where news travels almost instantly, and there is a million + 1 unique different perspectives on lots of different topics. As a blogger and content creator, how can you ensure your blog stands the best chance in 2022 and beyond? This post is all about blogging and how and why you should utilise it as part of your marketing strategy.

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How to use Google trends and SEO to write the best social content

So far in this series, I’ve already introduced you to numerous social media ideas and strategies about growing your profile, developing a brand and engaging with people in your niche. All of these articles took us into the crux of the best and most effective ways to use social media for our homestead brand and business development. This post is going to take us into the world of Google Trends and SEO, and teach you how to use them to promote your content, develop organic growth and better connections.

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10 ways to promote your homestead on the Internet

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How much of your homesteading life you put on social media is entirely up to you. We live in the age where social media is no longer new but the standardised ways in which we communicate, learn, inform and pass information. Social media is one of the most important tools in your homesteading kit, and I’ll tell you why. This post is part of a short series on how to best utilise social media to promote your homesteading business and brand.

A beginner's guide to potager gardens
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A beginner’s guide to growing a productive kitchen garden (potager garden)

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Kitchen gardens, also known as potager gardens are smaller style plots that follow principles of garden design to create an area that is ornamental and productive. This type of garden grows seasonal produce and flowers and has a flow to it that is different from a garden with ruler straight rows and unsightly muddy walkways. This post will introduce the concept of the potager garden and why it can be beneficial on your homestead.