Homesteading Tools and Supplies

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. You can also see some of my favorite tools on my online store.

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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.

Garden Hoe

Garden Trowel

Metal Wheelbarrow

Gardening Gloves

Garden Shears

Large Watering Can

Essential Tools for Backyard Farm Animals

Fence Post Driver

Animal Water and Feed Bucket

Poultry Drinker

Tool and Supply Reviews

Learn how to build your own evaporator or find the best maple syrup evaporators for sale. Read more
Find the best maple taps and spiles for creating delicious maple syrup at home. Read more
Find all the maple syrup supplies and equipment you need to make your own maple syrup at home. Read more
Drip Irrigation is a method of watering your garden using small amounts of water directly at the base of the plant to maximize water efficiency, conserve nutrients, and make sure your crops receive sufficient water. The best drip irrigation systems create an easy way to set up a watering system that truly benefits your garden. There are several ways you can deliver drip irrigation to your garden, but purchasing a starter kit is a great option and you can always purchase additional parts once you know what you need and how the system works in your garden. 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

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