DIY Birdhouse Plans: Printable Download

DIY Birdhouse Plans

It’s a real pleasure putting the last fence board up. Step back to admire the beautiful piece of art that your fence now is. You built this! Ah, but now notice that large pile of scrap fence board ends. How can you utilize those scrap ends to make something useful and fun? Build a birdhouse! Now all you need are these DIY Birdhouse Plans. Continue reading DIY Birdhouse Plans: Printable Download

Possibility Alliance: Imagine The Possibility Handbook

Imagine The Possibilities

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Imagine a farm. Give yourself some room. Imagine a farm with 110 acres.

This 110 acres has over 50 acres of forest, 40 acres of prairie, 4 ponds fed by seasonal creeks. There are 20 acres of pastures, gardens, orchards and managed forest. Parts of this farm are managed as “no-touch” nature reserve and some of it is used only for wild edibles, medicinals and deceased tree harvest.

Imagine such a place. Wildlife abounds with creatures such as Bobcat, Flying Squirrel, Mink, Mountain Lion, Grey Tree Frog, Hog-nose Snake, Snapping Turtles, White Pelican, Osprey, Merlin, Purple Martin, Great Horned Owl, Bald Eagles and much more. Continue reading Possibility Alliance: Imagine The Possibility Handbook

Mexican Honey Wasp: Good or Bad?

Mexican Honey Wasp: Small Honey Makers that are not Bees

Much like a honey bee the Mexican Honey Wasp does make their own version of the golden sweet nectar filled deliciousness called HONEY.

Recently I posted this image on my Instagram Feed.

Mexican Honey Wasps
On a call to collect a swarm of honey bees we discovered that they weren’t bees at all. They were Mexican Honey Wasps.

Continue reading Mexican Honey Wasp: Good or Bad?

Homesteading Journey: Thank You for 2015

My Homesteading Journey:
Growth in 2015

My online life is what you see here. This blog, my social media accounts and my homesteading journey documented on YouTube. All of this is nothing without you! Yes, right out of the gate I want to thank you for sharing this time with me. YOU have been the backbone of my success online. Continue reading Homesteading Journey: Thank You for 2015

Grow Sweet Potatoes: Harvest the Reward!

Grow Sweet Potatoes

To grow Sweet Potatoes is a real pleasure. The vines are beautiful with edible leaves. The flowers are a wonderful accent to the garden. For me there is a great therapeutic value throughout the entire gardening growing season. I love the peace and the beautiful connection I have with the Earth when I grow Sweet Potatoes and other garden plants. Then there is always the reward of the harvest! Continue reading Grow Sweet Potatoes: Harvest the Reward!

Hi! I'm Blake. Online I go by "Daddykirbs". My farm and blog is a place to learn about my journey with Permaculture, Homesteading, Gardening and more. Thanks for visiting!