How much land do I need?
#119 In this episode Becky talks about how much land is needed for a homestead. How to Grow More Vegetables Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
Once you decide to live the simple life there is something you need to ponder. Here it is… There is a difference between pleasure and happiness. Pleasure is tricky and here’s why. A drug addict gets pleasure when he or she is doing the drug, but is definitely not happy trying to find more money […]
How to Build a Log Cabin – Part 2
In part two of this two part series, Becky talks about how to build a log cabin yourself. She discusses the roof, framing, electrical and plumbing. #118
How to Build a Log Cabin – Part 1
In part one of this two part series, Becky talks about how to build a log cabin yourself. She discusses the foundation and logs. #117
Grow a Successful Food Garden
#116 In this episode, Becky shows you how to grow a successful homesteading garden, including tomatoes, squash and flowers. She talks about fertilizer, pest control, and seeds
Flowers and Feedback
#115 In this episode Becky has a special report from John Flowers of www.LifeZero.org. John gives us a tour of his Life Zero apartment. Becky also reads your letters.
Having skills and ability are valuable.
Moving to the country and starting a homestead means we will be learning new skills. Develop a healthy sense of humor. I really mean that because it’s hard to do things you have never done before. Let me tell you from experience you don’t develop a new skill from one try. That’s where the sense […]
Starting Your Home Garden
#114 In this episode Becky visits the library and speaks to the Librarian and Master Gardener, Patty. Becky and Patty talk about books for the homesteader, starting seeds, and they answer questions from the audience.
Taking Care of Baby Chickens
In this episode Becky talks about how to raise and care for baby chickens. She discusses feeding, housing, and watering. #113
#112 In this episode Becky teaches you how to sharpen an axe.