Honestly, this post is just a reason for me to fantasize about what it would be like to have little hedgehogs living in my garden, all cute and waddly. So I found videos, GIFs, and helpful tips to teach me all about my completely-imaginary hedgehog.
This is Offbeat Home's archive of gardening posts.
We moved into our homestead back in 2006 when it was just a blank canvas of lawn, with a couple old rose bushes here and there. After six years of major landscape changes, it’s about time I got around to making a decent planting plan of the homestead. Using AutoCAD and Illustrator, I came up with a pretty rad (and full-color!) homesteading map.
I'm using my big windows to power a hydroponic garden I hacked together with plastic bottles and a few supplies from Amazon. It is automated, and takes care of the hard stuff for me.
HELLO! Happy Monday! I know we are all very busy, so I'll waste no time getting right to the photos I want to show you from the Offbeat Home Flickr pool this week. And in the Clicky Links I've got a soap-sludge solution, a tutorial on eyelash application, and a first hand story of what to do (and what not to do) after your house is hit by a tornado.
Hi, Homies! I'm glad to see you today. I picked out these photos from the Offbeat Home Flickr pool, and I thought maybe we could sit down and look them over together, mmkay? I have SO MANY Clicky Links for you in here: water-measuring shower gadgets, wind-powered lanterns, and why old buildings matter.
The traps and tricks carnivorous plants use to snag their food are fascinating examples of adaptation. These five plants are a great addition to your cabinet of curiosities — if you can keep them alive! Luckily, I've got a little info on a simpler carnivorous plant, should you want to give it a go.