Here you will find tips, ideas, and advice on living a DIY and practical self reliance lifestyle.
Whether you want to grow and preserve your own food, live a healthier life thanks to natural products and ingredients, embrace self-reliance by living off the grid, prepare your family for a power outage or other emergency, or simply want to “do it yourself” at home, then you’ve come to the right place! We want all of those things too, so let’s learn together.
How to Make Powerful Herbal Glycerites: Alcohol-Free Tincture Alternatives
Learn how to make herbal glycerites, an alcohol-free alternative to traditional tinctures. Our step-by-step guide will show you how to create potent and shelf-stable herbal remedies using glycerin, herbs, and a few simple kitchen tools. Discover the benefits of this gentle extraction method and how to incorporate herbal glycerites into your natural wellness routine.
Removing the Sting: How to Blanch Nettles for Safe Consumption
Learn how to safely prepare and enjoy the highly nutritious and versatile wild edible, nettles. This article offers step-by-step instructions for how to blanch nettles to remove their sting and highlights their many health benefits. Perfect for nature lovers and foragers looking to expand their culinary horizons.
Make Your Own Japanese Knotweed Tincture in 6 Easy Steps
Discover the incredible health benefits of Japanese knotweed tincture and learn how to make it at home with our step-by-step guide. From boosting your immune system to reducing inflammation, Japanese knotweed has numerous medicinal properties that make it a valuable addition to any wellness routine. Don’t miss out on this powerful plant extract – read our blog article now!
Propagating Elderberry in 10 Easy Steps
In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of propagating elderberry by cuttings, the tools you’ll need, the best times to take cuttings, and the step-by-step process for propagating elderberry by cuttings. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, propagating elderberry by cuttings is a simple and rewarding way to grow this wonderful plant.
World Water Day: 10 Ways You Can Protect Groundwater
Let’s celebrate World Water Day with a list of ten ways you can begin to protect groundwater at your home.
Making and Using Rose Syrup: A Delicious Botanical Surprise
Discover the sweet and fragrant world of rose syrup. Learn how to make your own rose syrup from scratch, and explore the many delicious ways you can use it to add a touch of elegance to your favorite desserts, drinks, and cocktails. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a budding home cook, this article is packed with useful tips and tricks for foraging your own roses and making and using rose syrup like a pro.
How to Make Pressed Flowers in 3 Easy Steps
In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the process of making pressed flowers in just three easy steps. Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a beginner, this project is perfect for anyone who wants to add a touch of nature to their home decor or craft projects. So grab your flower press and let’s get started!
Make Your Own Herbarium the Easy Way
Discover the power of preserving nature and learning with a herbarium of your own! Learn how to create and use a herbarium as an engaging, interactive learning tool for herbalists, or those aspiring to be herbalists.
Make Your Own Flower Press in 4 Easy Steps
Learn how to make a beautiful DIY flower press with simple materials and step-by-step instructions. Preserve your favorite blooms and create unique keepsakes with this easy and budget-friendly project.
How To Prune An Apple Tree: An Easy Step-By-Step Guide
Find all the information you need to prune an apple tree in this guide. Learn about the tools, types of pruning cuts, frequency of pruning, and aftercare for apple trees in this instructional guide.
6 Easy Steps to Setting Up a Rain Barrel Rainwater Collection System
Setting up a rainwater collection system is a simple and effective way to capture and store rainwater for future use. It is a great way to conserve water and reduce your water bills. Read on to learn how easy it is to set up a rain barrel and start collecting rainwater today!
The Best Guide to Planning a Raised Bed Garden
Planning a raised bed garden can be a fun and rewarding experience! With the right know-how, you can have the garden of your dreams in no time. Learn how to design, build, and maintain a beautiful and productive raised bed garden that will provide you with fresh, organic produce all summer long!
3 Cheap and Easy Ways to fill a raised garden bed
Are you looking for a fast and affordable way to fill a raised garden bed and get started on your gardening journey? Look no further! In this blog post, we’ll discuss the easiest and most cost-effective ways to fill a raised garden bed and get you growing in no time!
The Enchantment of Crafting a Pine Needle Basket: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide
Learn how to make your own unique and one-of-a-kind pine needle basket! With this step-by-step guide, you’ll be crafting beautiful and intricate designs that will impress your family and friends. Unlock the magical world of basket weaving and discover the joy of creating something special out of nature’s bounty!
Hugelkultur: An Amazing Permaculture Gardening Technique
In this blog post, we’ll discuss the basics of hugelkultur, what makes it different from traditional raised beds, and the many benefits of this unique gardening technique. So, let’s get started!