UPDATE: this post is a combination of a few smaller posts that were knocking around from the early days of K.W.N. As these posts contained excellent information on rainwater harvesting and filtering, I have compiled them here in one larger post. I stumbled across this diagram a while back. Unfortunately, I was unable to find […]
Here you will find the self-sufficiency articles and tutorials that we have published (there are a lot of related posts in the homesteading, money-saving DIY & home remedies sections so check those out as well)... Here are a few of our most popular self-sufficiency posts --
How To Get Used/Working Solar Panels For FREE.
How To Make Charcoal At Home — So Easy & Simple!
23 Gardening Hacks, Tricks, & Tips.
How To Build A DIY Water Wheel Generator.
Salmon are one of the most famous sports fish that are widely distributed. The fish tastes outstanding, but their great fighting spirit might offer a robust challenge to you. There are many subspecies of salmon which would be a treat but catching king Salmon could make your day. Hence, to help you in catching easily, […]
Below we have a round-up post comprising several shorter DIY greenhouse tutorial posts, we have done over the years. There are all together here in one post, so you don’t have to go searching for them. 13 Cheap & Easy DIY Greenhouses It’s the growing season again (or maybe not depending on where you live), […]
For some, gardening comes naturally – for millions of others, it’s an endless array of trial-and-error. Whether or not you were born with an instinctual green thumb doesn’t mean you have to settle for a lacklustre garden void of personality and beauty. If you’re searching for easy, innovative and amazing gardening tricks, continue reading for […]
There are typically two things you can do with a pressure cooker still – distil alcohol and make moonshine etc, or to purify unclean or salty water to make it safe for drinking. The purpose of this post is to focus on the latter! When used to purify salty seawater, once the heat is applied, […]
Due to its many health advantages, having at least one serving of fruit during every meal is a must. However, not a lot of people have the access to fresh fruits every single day, all throughout the year. Many believe that tending to a fruit garden helps provide all the fresh fruits you and your […]
For thousands of years, our feline friends have made their mark within civilization. Whether revered as mystical creatures or adored for their fun-loving attitudes, there’s no denying the importance of cats in one fashion or another. However, as you set out to cultivate a successful homestead you may be surprised these four-legged family members provide […]
As the warmth and humidity of summer gives way to the cooler months of fall, an entirely new realm of requirements is at your doorstep. While many homesteaders and gardeners use the chill of fall and winter as a much-needed break from gardening labour, this is not the time for a complete separation of duties. […]