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Preparing Your Garden For Spring

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You can’t just sit around during fall and winter and expect that when spring gets here that your garden is going to be ready to go for planting. There are things you need to do to get the ground ready with lots of nutrients that the plants will love. Every …

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Homestead Backhoe Woodsplitter

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Our friend and neighbor got the idea to turn his backhoe into a woodsplitter by making a few adjustments to the stabilizer arm. It works great and it saved him a lot of money instead of buying an expensive woodsplitter at the store simply by using what he already had …

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Full Update for the Greenhouse

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Some of our videos are available to our patrons first.  Thanks to our patreon supporters! Here is a the fall update to the greenhouse!  Our aquaponics is running and we are now growing our winter crops. Enjoy!

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Building Our Smokehouse!

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Our smokehouse is finally complete. We have lots of plans to show you how we are going to use this cold smoker through the winter for a number of tasks including to preserve and cure meats. Building plans are available at: http://anamericanhomestead.com/product/homestead-smoker-building-plans/

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Molly Green Homesteading Magazine

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Jaimie from An American Homestead is proud to be one of the writers for the Molly Green Homesteading Magazine.  The magazine can be found at various book stores and is now coming to a Walmart near you!  Pick up a copy.  If you love the topic of homesteading, we know …

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Deer Camera Results

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Every since we set up our deer camera, folks have been asking to see the photos. Well, here you go! We had to move our camera from its original location and found a better one. Also I share with you how I’m bringing in the traffic. We are already having …

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Homesteading Is Not Vacation

Homestead-rant

It seems sometimes people think that homesteading is a vacation where you can sit back and just enjoy nature and see the pretty sites but not really do anything. I don’t care if its a 1000 year old tree. It’s a maple tree and it serves a purpose for my …

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Marking The Maple Trees!

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Today we are going out and marking all of our maple trees for tapping this winter. We have located about 30 maples and are hoping to get at least a couple gallons of maple syrup our first year. Better yet, YOU will have the chance to get some of this …

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Canning Raw Pack Meat – Venison

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It’s time this fall to harvest and put up meat for the winter and spring. One of the ways we preserve meat long term is to raw pack it in canning jars before we put them in the pressure canner. Today, everyone is busy helping Jaimie get some deer meat …

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