8 Uses For Buckets On The Homestead

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People starting out on their homesteading journey can find that expenses add up quickly. Chicken feeders, watering cans, building raised beds and other projects can put a huge dent into the budget. I decided to browse through our forums the other day and pick out some of the different projects that have been posted over the years that high-lite inexpensive DIY projects around the home. So here are 9 uses for buckets that can help; anything that saves a nickle or two is a good thing in my book.

Inexpensive Chicken Feeder

Growing Potatoes in a Bucket

How to Make a $12 Rocket Stove

Self-Watering Container Gardening System

Apple Cider Pressing

Bucket Waterer For Chickens

Growing Mushrooms in a bucket

Tiny Hydro-Electric Generator

Make sure you check out local bakeries and restaurants; you can often find buckets for free. Just make sure you ask for permission.