5 Ways to Stop Water Bowls Freezing

It is cold out this time of year, too cold where we are! But we have all made the choice to keep life stock which means no matter the temperature outside or what’s happening in the rest of the world these animals in our care still need to eat, drink, be clean and happy. So…

Know When To Grow: Growing Seasons By Province and Territories

Why is it important to understand your growing zone? A growing season is the amount of time between the last and first frost on average in your area. These growing seasons may be very short so you will need to do most of your growing in shelters, or they may be very long so you…

Making Maple Bacon

When we started looking around our house and the things we use to start planning our homestead, and the skills we wanted to learn. One of the first things we noticed is that our family loves the great smell of bacon in the morning! So, of course, we had to set out to make our…