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What Happens on a Small Homestead in Winter?

What is happening on the small space homestead in Winter?

Here are the links to relevant videos or Playlists that I mention, so you can do or make it too.

Egg Recipe Playlist

How to make Preserved Lemons

Citrus Cleaning Product - Citrus Peel Cleaner

How to make Infused Herb Oil

Brandy Kumquats

Raspberry Liquor

Fire Cider

How to Dehydrate Citrus Peel

Dehydrate in the Car

Rose Lemonade

Deep Litter Poultry Coupe System

How to Take Lavender, Rosemary & Curry Plant Cuttings

How to get a Broody Muscovy Duck off the nest

How to grow Garlic

How to grow Silverbeet

How to stop Slugs and Snails - Make a beer trap

How to make a Mealworm Farm


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Welcome to Moat Cottage Homesteading,

I'm Elissa and on this channel you will see my homesteading life.

I show you how to be more self sustainable & homestead in a small space.

You'll see how to grow organic food, use and preserve the harvest, raise backyard poultry, both Muscovy ducks and Chickens as well as breeding Mealworms and Crickets.

You will learn how to make natural remedies, get more prepared for emergency situations, how to organise the homestead, money saving ideas and how to live with less waste.

Here at Moat Cottage, we raise and grow and process some of our own free range meat, organic vegetables and fruit.

We grow all of our herbs for both eating and medicinal purposes as well as hunt, fish and forage.

We preserve our produce for the year ahead by canning, dehydrating and freezing and we work on being prepared for emergency situations.

We live using less waste, we recycle and upcycle and love finding what is needed for a project at the scrap yard, op shop or a garage sale, but only buy what is really needed.

We don't like plastic, chemicals and artificial fragrances and are trying to live an older style life balanced with this modern world lifestyle.

Good health and natural living has always been a high priority for our family and despite this two family members are living with auto immune diseases, myself included.

We focus on what we can do, when we can do it, stay positive and so I make these videos for you on my best days.

Much Love

Elissa Jayne

Australian homesteading channel

Homesteading in Australia

Self sustainable living

Small space Urban farmer in rural Australia


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