Essential Supplies and Tools for Your Backyard Farm

Essential tools and supplies, the best homesteading books, gardening and farming equipment for your backyard farm. . Our essential backyard farming items are listed at the top, but scroll down for articles with more information and reviews of backyard farming supplies.

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Essential Tools for the Garden

Here are a few of our favorite basic essential gardening tools – see more of our favorite gardening tools here.

Essential Tools for Backyard Farm Animals

Tool and Supply Reviews

Discover the top-rated chicken waterer for your coop in our comprehensive blog post. From gravity-fed to automatic, nipple, and cup waterers, find the best options to provide clean and accessible water for your flock. Learn about capacity, materials, maintenance tips, and user recommendations to select the best chicken waterer for your needs. Read more
Discover the best chicken feeders for your coop. Choose from a variety of designs and features to find the perfect feeder that minimizes wastage, keeps feed clean, and protects against pests. Ensure easy installation and maintenance while providing a durable and safe feeding solution for your flock. Find the ideal chicken feeder that suits your needs and enhances the efficiency of feeding your chickens. Read more
Starting seeds indoors is a great way to kick start your garden. You can start vegetable or flower seeds in your home. For the best success you will want to collect seed starting supplies. Finding the best seed starting trays will help you give your roots the best start and help you manage moisture and light for the best start. Read more
Starting seeds each spring is one of the first things to get us exciting for this year's garden. Getting your hands dirty and watching the seeds emerge from the soil means the snow is melting, the ground is thawing and soon it will be time to plant. Starting healthy seeds starts with finding the best seed starting mix and helps you avoid problems from the start. Read more

We are working hard to add our favorite tools for building your backyard farm to help you on your journey. You can always purchase these items used or locally if you can, but we recommend buying quality tools and taking care of them so they last for decades