This homesteader wants to design a solar array + battery bank that will run a refrigerator uninterrupted through the winter. They go through the basic calculations necessary to design this.
There are seed starting guides all over the internet, but they typically say "For carrots start seeds on April __, for peppers start on March __. These guides are great if you happen to live in the same geographic area as the author. On the internet people live thousands of miles apart from each other. This seeding guide tells you how long it will take seeds to germinate at their ideal germination temperature.
The Honey Cow is designed to mimic nature as much as possible. Unlike commercial hives, it does not have frames, foundation or excluders. Instead, it just
3 years ago
by FistfulOfStars+2 +1
Useful for finding the perfect location for garden plots, passive solar structures, etc.
3 years ago
by ttubravesrock+27 +1
My dogs went on an adventure and found a porcupine. This is a personal anecdote from earlier this week.
1 year ago
by MNichols+5 +1
Here are the proactive winter prep tips to help prepare your home and car each winter. Make sure to restock supplies each year.