Category Archives: Urban Homesteading

I guest posted! I guest posted!


It’s been a while but I’ve put a new guest post out there.  This time it was for Kris over on the blog Attainable-Sustainable – http://www.attainable-sustainable.net/supplemental-light-chickens/ . Head on over and check out my post – http://www.attainable-sustainable.net/supplemental-light-chickens/  on adding supplemental light for chickens in the winter! Standard, legally required, Endorsement Disclosure: In order for me…
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Pumpkin Waffles Pumpkin Waffles


I know I’m not the only one who loves to put pumpkin into everything this time of year. Here’s a simple a delicious recipe for homemade, pumpkin waffles. Ingredients 1 cup flour (your choice) 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tbsp cinnamon – http://amzn.to/16CjkKt 1/2 tbsp sugar – http://amzn.to/15DXPmc 1/4 tsp nutmeg – http://amzn.to/15DXSOX 2 eggs…
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Preserving Basil 101: Tips, Tricks and The Basics Preserving Basil 101: Tips, Tricks and The Basics


Fall is beginning to set in and cooler weather can be felt in most of the country.  We’re even below 100 degrees this week in Phoenix!  Finally!  Some relief! For those of us who garden, this immediately turns our minds to our gardens and what the change of weather means for our plants.  One plant…
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Simple Seed Viability Test Simple Seed Viability Test


I love buying seeds. My local nursery makes it particularly enticing by carrying row after row of the beautiful Botanical Interest brand seeds – http://amzn.to/19JRfhd but I even love to go to Home Depot and browse their racks of Burpee – http://amzn.to/1d7a7sp and other more common brands. Most seasons I’ll buy way more seeds than…
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