With more homesteading and permaculture info on the way, we’ll get kicked off with the basics. You’ll find at the heart of all of this, you become a waste manager of sorts. All of the pluses and minuses stem from one component…
Composting is for you. You can do it! Even on a small scale with little to no effort. There’s a free and natural way to grow your garden, keep your trees healthy, and improve the overall soil at the same time. It all depends on how big or small you want to go too.
There is no limit to the magnitude or scale. Along with the pure amount of output by volume of natural fertilizer, you can also go crazy on the timescale or be like me and go the “lazy” route. Choice is yours and having a choice is nice!
- Land Ownership
- Fencing & Structures
- Equipment & Tools
- Animal Husbandry
- Animal Processing
- Growing Food
- Hillbilly Winemaking
- The Weather
- Turning a Profit
- …and more!
To learn about the importance of soil makeup and conservation, watch this video!
So what the heck is Permaculture? I’ll leave that to Geoff Lawton as he can take you from start to finish giving a full understanding of what it is, and how you can do it.
In the meantime, here are some helpful resources below:
Check out the biggest permaculture website on the Internet… Permies.com
Also go spend some time over at MotherEarthNews.com!
Broadly defined, homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of foodstuffs, and it may or may not also involve the small scale production of textiles, clothing, and craftwork for household use or sale.