Recent Second Hand Treasures
I went to a bag sale yesterday at a local second hand store. It was 1 large garbage bag full for $10 or a small shopping bag for $3. I found some pretty nice things, a small crock pot thing without a lid that I hope isn't too hot for resins & salves, a sewing basket with lid made out of an apple basket, that I might use as…
Medicinal Herbs and Plants for Chickens
Have heard there are many herbs that are beneficial for egg production, calming and less stressful birds and so on. I know ACV is good for them added to their water and garlic can help prevent mites and such. Can anyone recommend some medicinal plants and herbs for chickens and what they are used for?
The Do-It-Yourself Homestead book (PDF version)
Just got this email from Tessa's blog. She is having a "pay what you can" sale on the PDF version of the book. Putting it out here if you want to add it to your "electronic" library.
Marjorie's book is available for preorder!!
More info here: Congratulations @Marjory Wildcraft !
Hey- are there any good fiction books full of nature stuff? Like plants, survival stuff, outdoorsy type fiction. Not interested in romance or horror at all.
Spices Book Giveaway
You will find this giveaway over on the TGN blog. @Merin Porter It says in the article to leave an entry "in the form below." I can't see a form, and for some reason, I can't leave a comment/reply either, although I see that someone left one. I just wondered if this is a glitch on my end or TGN's?
Beyond Labels, by Joel Salatin: Highly recommended!
Last night I finished reading Beyond Labels by Joel Salatin (one of my role models) and Sina McCullough. The tagline is 'a doctor and a farmer conquer food confusion one bite at a time. ' The concept is amazing and exactly what I preach, our journey to a healthy lifestyle is a slow process, one step at a time. This book…