We’ve carefully selected these blogs because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. If you would like to tell us about a blog, nominate them by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
1. Fresh Eggs Daily
Fresh Eggs Daily reaches out to hundreds of thousands of chicken and duck keepers, hobby farmers, homesteaders, and others with no-nonsense tips from Lisa Steele herself – a 5th generation chicken keeper and the author and creator of the amazing blog. Visit the blog here.
2. You Grow Girl
Native Canadian Gayla Trail launched You Grow Girl in 2000 to help redefine the idea of a modern gardener. She sought to provide a source for gardening wisdom that reflected her own urban budget and style. With a passion for organic gardening and a laid-back attitude, Trail encourages you to grow wild. City-dwellers from all over can take inspiration from her urban gardens — whether roof, street, community, or even beer garden. If you’re new to the hobby, start with her beginner’s guide.
3. Jenny Nybro Peterson
Jenny Peterson is a Texas landscape designer who champions gardens that break with tradition for both indoor and outdoor urban spaces. Just beware, Austin-area gardeners. Peterson also calls out gardening “fails” she sees around town. Check out her posts to get a glimpse into her urban farm and gardens. She also offers tips on organic farming and tool selection. Visit the blog.
The Browning Homestead started out as a personal blog that documents the family adventures of the blogger. However, it quickly evolved right after the family discovered the joys of homesteading and learning about growing their own food, traditional cooking, and animal husbandry. With that, they utilized this blog to document everything they have learned, hoping that it will also inspire others to do the same. Here, you’ll find a wide range of information ranging from dairy cow talks to testimonies of struggle and strife on the farm to traditional cooking.
6. The Easy Homestead
The Easy Homestead is a blog created by Jean and her husband Beau, who is sometimes referred to as “Mountain Man.” It’s a blog that talks about their coming-to-be farm which they named “North Fork Farms.” Here, you’ll discover a lot of recipes, adventures, and everything else that you can enjoy from homesteading. The authors of this blog promise the readers that they’ll see what real homesteading is all about– the good, the bad, and everything in between.
Topics Covered: Homesteading, farm animals, gardening, DIY, natural home/health/body, raising kids, tips for the home, using essential oils, recipes, and homemade items
7. Lady Lee’s Home
Lady Lee’s Home is a blog by Liron (but many call her Lee!) and she is passionate about homemade and homegrown everything! She was born in Israel and raised in a small agricultural community called the kibbutz where everything was grown, made, and shared. She is creative, a go-getter, and hopes that her blog serves as an inspiration to others that wish to start growing a garden and living a bit more on the natural side. Not only does she provide great content and great ideas, but she is a riot and her blog posts always make us laugh!
8. Garden Ambition
If you too are a fellow budding gardening enthusiast, and you have no such thing called green thumb but want to be able to have your own beautiful garden anyway, Garden Ambition blog is the place for you. Lucy is regularly posting about her personal experiences and useful knowledge that she was able to gain throughout the years gardening.
9. Essential Home and Garden
Essential Home and Garden provides trustworthy reviews, guides, and tips for anything and everything to do with the home and garden.
10. Lawn Mower Hut
Lawn Mower Hut is a home & gardening blog covering reviews of various gardening tools as well as general gardening topics. The blog also has articles on lawn care advice as well as detailed posts on other topics like weed control. Visit the blog.
11. Own the Yard
On the Yard are your one-stop site for all your backyard ideas, backyard product reviews, and a place to help you build the best backyard experience possible. The goal of the site is to share what its creator (Spencer Haws) learned as he lives the backyard life (whenever possible) and finds the products, tools, or ideas that appear to be the best. Visit the blog.
12. Blue Jay Irrigation
Blue Jay Irrigation is a top irrigation company in London, Ontario. This privately owned company has professionally serviced residential, commercial, and golf industry clientele for over 35 years. It also publishes top-quality blog posts regarding lawn care, irrigation system, and landscaping. All articles are written by real professionals. Read Blue Jay’s blog and keep yourself up to date with the latest industry news.
13. Moon Valley Nurseries
Founded in Arizona in 1995, Moon Valley Nurseries is the largest box tree grower in the United States, now operating in 32 locations across Arizona, California, Nevada, and Texas, with more than 200,000 acres of nursery property. While leading the industry in professional landscape design, expert planting services, and cutting-edge nutrients and fertilizers, Moon Valley Nurseries is home to the world’s best trees and plants. For more information, visit www.moonvalleynurseries.com.
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