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Amy Fewell

Growing Herbs for Bees

Herbs are very beneficial for honey bees in the homestead apiary! Learn which flowering and medicinal herbs for bees you should grow in your garden. The buzzing of pollinators in a garden—it’s a sound every gardener loves to hear in the spring. It means healthy plants and vegetables will soon arrive, and our little bee […]

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Cardboard Coop Bedding for the Chicken Coop

Cardboard coop bedding is an excellent alternative to using straw or sand in the coop. Additionally, it is biodegradable and can easily be added to the compost pile for future gardening needs. Cardboard Bedding Cardboard bedding is a completely natural option for your coop floor, and honestly, it’s even much cleaner and easier to tend […]

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The Woman HomesteadHER and FarmHER

Why are women stepping up and becoming the farmHer and homestead “hers”, instead of their male counterparts? Over the past 10 years, and more so in recent years, the face of farming has changed drastically. While it has changed in ways of GMO vs. non-GMO, it has also changed in relational, age, and “gender” ways. […]

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