The Grow System
Hey there, just curious if anyone has fenced a large pasture or two and what's your material of choice? In the very near future we shall be adding more goats and a horse to our farm. Our hens in our encased in electric poultry netting. That's awfully expensive for a few acres. What kind of fencing? Picket? Sticks? Metal?
Recommended reading Indisputably, the best work on the subject of the tipi and related matters is Build Your Own Tipi by Reginald and Gladys Laubin (published in 1957 by University of Oklahoma Press). This couple knew and lived the old ways.
As I've been working around the back lot where my fruit trees are planted, I've found a couple of maple trees that have old chains wrapped around and grown into the trunks. We're talking trees that have grown completely around the chain. One is near the base of the tree, and the other is around a smaller limb that is about…
Does anyone live in a tiny house? It’s my dream although I don’t think my husband knows how serious I am. I’d love to have property and plop a wonderful tiny place on it... this one is a dreamy one 😍. That sun room in the middle oh gosh... I’d love to see anyone’s tiny homes with land! And any advise or lessons learned…
One of the long term goals for our small, suburban homestead is to move towards being more energy efficient and less dependent on the local power grid. After looking into the various power sources, we believe that solar is the way to go for us. We have recently fixed all remaining problems with our roof (where the system…