Author name: Your Homestead Gardener

Hello there! Melissa here, Your Homestead Gardener. I love everything gardening, food, homesteading, and self-reliance.I am (was) a professional gardener who loves to share my knowledge on gardening, self-sufficiency, and homesteading for a healthier, stress-free life.I have a degree in environmental studies. I am a living plant leader with WWF, and I am certified in landscape design, rain gardens, and soil management.Please join me on my adventures as we learn all about gardening and homesteading together!

Soil Amendments

Soil Amendments: Optimize Your Soil For Healthier Plants

Soil amendments are an important factor to growing healthy plants. If you’re struggling to grow healthy and abundant plants in your garden, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look at the health of your soil. Soil is the foundation of any successful garden, and if it’s not healthy, it can lead to stunted growth,

Soil Amendments: Optimize Your Soil For Healthier Plants Read More »

Urban Homesteading

Urban Homesteading: Amazingly, Anyone Can Be A Homesteader!

As cities continue to expand and our connection to nature becomes more distant, the concept of urban homesteading is gaining momentum. It’s a movement that encourages us to take control of our food sources, embrace sustainable living practices and transform bland cityscapes into vibrant green oases. From rooftop gardens to backyard chickens, urban homesteaders are

Urban Homesteading: Amazingly, Anyone Can Be A Homesteader! Read More »

Medicinal Plants - Chamomile Tea

Top 10 Medicinal Plants: Commonly Used Herbs for Health Benefits

Top 10 Medicinal Plants: Commonly Used Herbs For Health Benefits From ancient times, medicinal plants have been used for their healing properties. The world of herbs and herbal medicines is vast, but I’ve compiled a list of the top 10 commonly used herbs that are known for their numerous health benefits. Whether you’re looking to

Top 10 Medicinal Plants: Commonly Used Herbs for Health Benefits Read More »

Scroll to Top