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6 Lessons From Amish Life We All Should Learn
Image source: Wikipedia Visitors to my neighborhood in central Maine are often startled by the presence of Amish people. Locals, though, are accustomed to the yellow road signs with black silhouettes of horse-drawn buggies, tracks of bicycle tires and horse hooves in the snow on the shoulder, and the sight of women in bonnets and long dresses in line at the local grocery store. The handful of families that arrived eight years ago have grown into a sizeable and thriving group which coexists well within the greater community. As neighbors, friends, vendors and customers, the Amish provide an integral niche in [...]
Sat, Nov 18, 2017
Source: Off The Grid News
The 6 Easiest Ways To Protect Your Chickens From Predators
Image source: Pixabay.com Predator populations in many parts of the country are on the rise. That means the chances of a predator finding and preying on your chickens is high if you don't take every precaution to keep them at bay. First, realize that predators are lazy opportunist. Most attacks on your flock will be because something was too tempting to pass up for a hungry critter. Predators that actually work to break in and steal chickens by chewing through the side of the hen house or digging for hours etc., are rogues that must be exterminated. The best practice for predator control [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Off The Grid News
The Dirt-Free, Space-Saving Way To Grow Indoor Tomatoes
Image source: Amber Bogdanowicz Growing herbs and vegetables in the home sounds like a great idea until you think about all the mess, dirt and constant watering that must be done to grow and keep them alive. Avoid all of this by growing them in a jar of water – without dirt! This process is a more convenient set-up that takes up little space in comparison to growing in soil. You even can grow tomatoes. Growing vegetables and herbs in a jar has a number of benefits: Enhanced aesthetic quality. Can observe the roots growing. Preserved flavor. Less mess. Saves space. Easy to grow. Little watering. You start with cuttings, not [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Off The Grid News
You have one pair of boots. You have to be on the move. Which boots do you choose? [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Survival Monkey
The Plain-Language Guide To Buying The Right Log Splitter
Image source: Pixabay.com There are a lot of variables involved in splitting firewood for heat. Methods vary widely, depending upon individual needs and skills and upon the wood itself. There are still some people out there who split wood by hand, either because their firewood is soft, or they don't use much of it, or they are just plain tough as nails. For people like me, who do not fit into any of those categories, there are many machines available for splitting wood. If you are in the market for purchasing equipment for splitting wood at home, there are some useful things [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Off The Grid News

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