How to Make a DIY Garden Cloche + Gardening with Chickens

How to Make a DIY Garden Cloche + Gardening with Chickens

You can have a gorgeous garden, even with free range chickens! Learn how to make a DIY garden cloche, plus other great ideas to protect your garden plants and keep both your garden and your chickens happy!   Creating a garden that both you and your chickens can...
April 2019: Spring Homestead Chores & Maintainence

April 2019: Spring Homestead Chores & Maintainence

Behind the Scenes: April 2019 – A quick recap of some of the homestead happenings that occurred on the Zenstead this month! Thanks to this homestead lifestyle, Spring is winning over my heart even more than before! Spring brings colors and flavors and endless bounty...
The Truth About Growing Your Own Food

The Truth About Growing Your Own Food

Growing your own food is an exciting and wonderful adventure! But there’s more to it than just planting a garden. If you want to be successful, you will need to make some lifestyle changes as well! I remember being a new homesteader and wondering what...
How Much Food Can You Grow on Less than an Acre?

How Much Food Can You Grow on Less than an Acre?

A lot of people have asked me “How much food can you grow on less than an acre?” I’m sharing exactly what we produce on our 3/4 acre homestead and what we still buy from the store! Story time 🎉 I was in the grocery store the other day grabbing some...
How to Create a DIY Stock Tank Pool: The Ultimate Guide

How to Create a DIY Stock Tank Pool: The Ultimate Guide

Stock tank pools are all the rage! And it’s easy to see why: they provide a convenient, affordable and low-maintenance way to cool off during hot summer days! Our step-by-step guide will help you create and maintain your own DIY stock tank pool!    One hot summer...