Ruth Stout – No Till Gardening With Hay

Ruth Stout started gardening at the age of 45 as a conventional gardener. With time she began to develop her own methods based on her gardening success.  She wrote articles and several books about her methods including one called “Gardening Without Work“. Her methods include: hay mulch – (you can also use straw) – used to keep […]

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Building A Homestead Library

Being a homesteader requires learning a wide spectrum of things. This body of knowledge includes carpentry, animal husbandry, butchery, food preservation, gardening, cooking/baking, nutrition, natural remedies, seed saving, and I’m sure I left a few things out.  It can be quit overwhelming.  However some of the things that we love about it, is that it […]

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