21Dec

TPH - Episode 111

Even though we are entering the depths of winter, spring will be here before we know it. Now is the time to start making plans for your spring garden. A key part of any garden is a greenhouse. Today we will take a look at the different types of greenhouses and how you can add this important piece of equipment to your garden.

http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/build-underground-greenhouse-garden-year-round.html

http://freeenergynews.com/Directory/Building/Walipini_Benson-Institute.pdf

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7Nov

TPH - Episode 110

Did you know homesteading is gaining in popularity not just here in the US but also in Russia? It's actually quite interesting and I hate to say it but it looks like they are doing a better job at encouraging their people to grow their own food than we are. So join me today as we take a closer look at what they are doing and how even a small homestead can be very beneficial.

http://abundanthope.net/pages/Environment_Science_69/Russian-Family-Farming-Food-Security---Humanity-s-Future.shtml

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20Oct

TPH - Episode 109

Today I go on a bit of a rant about how the Ebola cases have been handled in Texas. Remember this is just my opinion but I try to give you my thoughts on this from a nurse's perspective.

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8Oct

TPH - Episode 108

Today we will discuss how you can approach the concept of being prepared with children in a non-threatening and fun way. I mention Boy Scouts in the show and I forgot to mention that there are other options for helping your children learn preparedness skills such as Spiral Scouts.

http://www.spiralscouts.org/

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7Oct

TPH - Episode 107

Today we will reflect on what it took for pioneers in the 1800's to carve out a new life in territory where there was little to no infrastructure. What lessons can we learn from them and how can we apply those lessons to modern homesteading efforts?

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4Oct

TPH - Episode 106

Fall is here and it's time to start thinking about putting the garden to bed. Today we will talk about some of the things you should plan on doing to finish up the year and get ready for next spring.

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2Oct

TPH - Episode 105

Don't you love a good farmer's market? Wouldn't it be great if they were mobile? Today we will talk about how some people are trying to do just that and some of the benefits to not only people but also to the community.

http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/09/17/mobile-oasis-farmers-market

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1Oct

TPH - Episode 104

Today we will take a slightly different approach to winter preparedness and look at bugging in or simply hunkering down for that severe weather event. We will take a look at some of the things that you should have on hand to make getting through that situation a little easier for everyone.

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30Sep

TPH - Episode 103

Today I will share my thoughts with you about the recent incident of work place violence that took place in Moore involving a man claiming to be Muslim.

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29Sep

TPH - Episode 102

Today we will take another look at skills you may want to learn for the homestead. I also found the link to Homestead Heritage just outside of Waco, TX. For those who live in the area, I highly encourage you to go check this place out. If nothing else it makes for a great family activity.

http://www.homesteadheritage.com/

http://www.granny-miller.com/101-basic-homesteading-skills/

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