Nitrogen Fixing Trees – Permaculture

Swales are used to help water trees at the root.  It is suggested that you should grow nitrogen fixing trees.  These trees are said to bring nitrogen back into the soil through the help of bacteria from like beans do.  For a quick blog about this go to “Beans – The Nitrogen Booster!!” Below is […]

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When Moving to Start a Homestead

If you are relocating to start a homestead, here are a few things to consider. Are you moving do to a survival mindset?  If so then population will be a consideration and the closeness to a bigger city. If you are still going to be working, how far are you willing to drive for work? […]

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Apple Orchards and Arkansas Black Apple

How beautiful, to have your own orchard at home, knowing where your fruits come from, organic and pesticide free. As you start looking at fruit trees that grow well in your zone, you will see that many are not self pollinating.  If you have the space you can plant an additional tree to have a […]

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Fruits You Can Grow in Northwest Arkansas

The first thing to know what grows well in the zone you are moving to.  The US Department of Agriculture has a plant hardiness zone map. Click the state you are in and you will get a closer view of the zones for that state.  If you are still unsure you can type in the […]

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