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Mike Fitzgerald

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How Vertical Gardening Helps You Grow More Food

Gardening

How Vertical Gardening Helps You Grow More Food

Here’s an unfortunate idea most people who want to grow food for themselves live under: they think they don’t have the space to do so. In most cases, this simply isn’t true, but this mindset runs rampant in society, and in this writer’s opinion it needs to be changed. One way we can change it is by...
5 Unique Duck Breeds for Your Homestead

Homesteading

5 Unique Duck Breeds for Your Homestead

Ducks fill a niche on the homestead that no other animal can. Various breeds can either give you a whole lot of meat or a whole lot of eggs, but this article will focus on species that are classified (generally speaking) as dual-purpose birds, meaning you get the best of both worlds. You'll be...
How to Turn Bird Manure into Garden Fertilizer

Homesteading

How to Turn Bird Manure into Garden Fertilizer

Many folks with backyard flocks of poultry and fowl never realize the goldmine their birds produce. Some people might very well call that a crying shame. The reality is that manure from backyard ducks and chickens is every bit as valuable as other forms of manure yet goes relatively unnoticed, much...
5 Things You Need to Start Raising Ducks

Homesteading

5 Things You Need to Start Raising Ducks

The domestic duck has come a long way from what it used to be. And frankly, there’s never been a better time to add some to your homesteading operation. The truth is that raising ducks is actually a little easier than chickens for many reasons, but there are certain things to keep in mind before you...