Grow Vegetables in Your Country Garden

Gardening may seem like a hobby for people who have little else better to do on the surface but, there are many joys to growing a vegetable garden. First of all, you’ll save money on your grocery bill. You’ll also save money driving to the grocery store and back to stock up on fresh vegetables.

Perform An Energy Audit on Your Farmhouse

Why is everyone talking about an energy audit? Well, autumn has arrived, the cold air is sneaking in the cracks and renovations are in full swing. If you’ve moved to an older farmhouse or rural country home this is one of the best times of the year to assess the energy efficiency of your home […]

Going Green: Fuel Efficient Cars

I’ve been meaning to write about this for years. Not just fuel-efficient vehicles, but greener everything. Life does get in the way though and I find that I never have enough time to share all the things I’ve learned or am learning about on this site where more people can benefit from it. A few […]

Saving Money Raising Livestock

Raising livestock yourself isn’t always easy, isn’t always lucrative. The potential, however, for a healthier diet and acquiring a new appreciation for all living creatures, is life changing. Raising Dairy or Meat Goats Raising goats is, if nothing else, an exercise in laughter and stories to tell the grandchildren for years to come. Often they’ll […]

Farm Land Soil Quality

The quality of your farm soil, as well as the amount of top soil on the property, is more important to your livelihood than you may have imagined. Let’s chat a bit about farm soil quality and usage before you put submit that offer on the country living property you’ve been desiring. After all, we […]