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Newsletter | For Beginners | Getting Started | Homesteading

How to Create Your Homestead Blueprint (No Matter Where You Live)

Do you live where you feel like you can’t live the homestead lifestyle you want? I did. I lived in an HOA when I decided the homestead lifestyle was for me. But all I saw were roadblocks: I felt defeated. How could I live this homestead lifestyle I now longed for? I thought I was…

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Gardening | Product Reviews | Seed Starting

Bootstrap Farmer Extra Strength 1020 Trays Review 2023 – Is It Useful?

For gardeners looking to build a complete seed-starting system, Bootstrap Farmer’s Extra Strength 1020 Trays are the ideal foundation for your system. With these versatile trays, you’ll be able to add your choice of cell inserts to start up to 200 seedlings. These trays are crafted from durable plastic that withstands years of use, both…

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Gardening | Seed Starting

How to create a seed starting setup: 15 Must-haves for better results

Starting plants from seeds can feel like an overwhelming task for those new to home gardening. However, with the right tools and equipment, it can be an incredibly fulfilling experience that leads to bountiful harvests. To help you achieve success, this blog post covers the essential items needed to create an effective seed starting setup…

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Gardening | Seed Starting

Online Seed Companies: The Ultimate List for Easy Shopping

Have you ever felt disappointed by the limited selection of seeds available at your local store? Or struggled to find places to buy seeds that offer rare and unique varieties to add to your garden? As a fellow gardener, I have created the ultimate solution for all your seed shopping needs. In this blog post,…

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Gardening | Flowers | Fruits | Herbs | Vegetables

15 Interesting Plants I Must Try | Seed Catalogs For 2022

January used to be my least favorite time of year. After the holidays, it seemed empty with nothing to look forward to. Now it is one of my favorite times of the year due to the excitement of seed catalogs being delivered! One of the most profound lessons I learned from reviewing seed catalogs is…