• DIY Homestead Projects

    Homestead Crafts: 46 Amazing to Try Right Now

    There are definitely some homestead crafts and skills that I’ve learned over the past few years that I never imagined I’d be into. At the end of this post, find out what I’ve been learning. These have been great things to pick up to just have a hobby. Previously I just didn’t have the time to learn these skills and have too many hobbies. I was doing my Masters degree while working in a very high stress environment. Honestly I don’t know how I survived doing both of those at the same time. Studying occupied a lot of my free…

  • DIY Homestead Projects

    Hack: How Deep Should a Raised Garden Bed Be?

    Easy hack/guide to figure out how deep your raised garden bed should be. Determining the ideal depth for a raised garden bed is crucial, as it can greatly influence the health and yield of your garden. The depth required can vary depending on several factors, including the type of plants you intend to grow and their root systems. For shallow-rooted plants, a minimum depth of 6-8 inches may suffice, while deep-rooted vegetables will thrive with 12 inches or more of soil depth. Comfort and ergonomics are key considerations when selecting the height of your raised garden bed. If the bed…