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never really looked at it this way. Things that are so important to think about before you build your own house. How to be an owner-builder
When summer is in fill swing and fruits and vegetables are plentiful, take time to preserve some for later. Here are 9 methods of food preservation you can use to store food: canning, freezing, drying, packing in olive oil, immersing in alcohol, and more. #foodpreservation #canning #freezing #shtf #harvest #preparedness
You can easily grow stevia at home. Then you can harvest the leaves to make your very own home-grown sweetener. I'm sharing how to harvest, preserve & use Stevia. . . #TexasHomesteader #Stevia #SugarFree
Do you know the difference between vermiculite vs perlite? Whether you’re an avid gardener or starting out, it is highly likely that you’ve heard of perlite and vermiculite. Many of our own gardening guides mention adding either perlite or vermiculite to the soil to help support your plants. Although these two soil additives are quite similar, there is, in fact, a very important difference and purpose for your plants.
I use garlic often in my cooking. It lends a vibrant flavor to even the simplest of savory dishes. Here's how I easily plant, harvest and preserve the garlic harvest. . . #TexasHomesteader #Garlic #VegetableGarden #Harvest #PreserveGarlic #GrowingGarlic
Did you know you can make TWO birdhouses using a single 8-foot long fence plank? It’s easy, there are only a few cuts and they’re so precise there’s very little waste of the wood. . . #TexasHomesteader #Birdhouse #FencePlank #BackyardBirds #Birding
Growing marijuana at home, starting seedlings or growing edible indoor plants doesn’t need to be an expensive process, and you can get good yields from your plants with an affordable indoor grow room setup.
How to know what inspections you need to build a house. What inspections you need before you pour your foundation.
How we saved $65,517 building our own house, and we aren't even finished yet. How to build your own house and save thousands
The misery of itching from a chigger bite can last weeks. I've sure heard some crazy remedies for the itching, most of them WRONG! Read on to separate fact from fallacy with these tiny, itchy pests. . . #TexasHomesteader #Chigger #BugBite #Itching #Remedy
Easy to follow DIY instructions. How to pour your own concrete slab. How to save money building your own house.
Summer temps are HERE in NE Texas! So RancherMan installed our inexpensive homemade solar screens today. I love how they look on our home! . . #TexasHomesteader #SolarScreens #StayCool #SummerHeat #savemoney
I’m sharing some simple tips to build your financial security almost effortlessly. . . #TexasHomesteader #FinancialSecurity #HomeFinance #SaveMoney #BuildSavings #DebtFree
A wireless meat thermometer makes cooking meat to the perfect temperature a breeze. It’s easier to use in the oven, grill or even a solar oven. Monitor temperatures from your phone! . . #TexasHomesteader #Grill #Oven #Meater #Wireless #Meat #Thermometer
we have saved $230,000 to put towards building our dream home. Here are 21 things we did to get there
Did you know you could get chicken food for FREE??! Thankfully it’s pretty easy to get free chicken feed for your backyard flock. https://texashomesteader.com/chicken-food-free/ . . #TexasHomesteader #Chickens #ChickenFeed #FreeFeed #SaveMoney #BackyardHens
no construction experience needed! Holy cow I had no idea we could save this much money!
A few simple tricks for cleaning cast iron will keep your cast iron rust free, virtually non stick and ready to serve you well for decades. https://texashomesteader.com/cast-iron-cookware/ . . #TexasHomesteader #CastIron #Cookware #ProperCleaning
Pressure canning can produce incredible results if you practice it correctly!