Wednesday , August 15 2018

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying Most people who keep a backyard flock do so for the delicious, farm-fresh eggs. It’s always concerning when the hens suddenly stop laying. In addition to the inconvenience when there suddenly aren’t eggs for breakfast, there’s the anxiety that perhaps something is …

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14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects

14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects

14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects Are you sick of dealing with fleas and insects? Unfortunately, your pets can gather fleas in all seasons, including winter. Insect and flea problems exist year-round, and it’s a frustrating problem to have. Plants are a powerful way to repel fleas …

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9 Home Remedies for Gout

9 Home Remedies for Gout

9 Home Remedies for Gout Gout is a kind of arthritis that can cause sudden stiffness, swelling, intense tenderness, and burning pain in a joint. The most common place for this pain to occur is the big toe. The area will continue to hurt and swell unless the gout is …

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Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants The Cherokee, a Native American Tribe located in the Southeastern United States, have a strong history of understanding, gathering, and preserving medicinal herbs. Part of their understanding of these plants includes the plants’ inherent power to offer both preventative and healing properties. One of the tenets …

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20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer

20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer

20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer Groceries, especially fresh fruits and vegetables, can run a family hundreds of dollars each month. The last thing you want to do, after spending all that money, is throw that produce in the trash because the tomatoes are rotten …

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8 Wild Teas Every Survivalist Should Know

8 Wild Teas Every Survivalist Should Know

8 Wild Teas Every Survivalist Should Know  Most people think of a cup of tea as a soothing luxury, not as a tool for survival, but hot tea provides hydration, warmth, and often medicinal or nutritional value. Boiling and adding natural flavor to lake water is a good way to …

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Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead?

Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead?

Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead? What Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead? If you are just starting out on your homesteading adventure, chickens are a great way to begin with livestock. Whether you have a budding, city backyard or a bustling, rural acreage, getting a coop …

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16 Foods You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps

Re-Grow Yourself from Kitchen Scraps

16 Foods You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps Imagine having an unlimited supply of your family’s favorite produce. Incidentally, produce is often one the most expensive items on most grocery lists so anything that you can cut down will help you to tremendously curb that grocery expense. Various food can …

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11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water

11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water

11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water Are you drinking enough water daily? Doctors recommend that everyone consumes six to eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. That can sound excessive, but we have to remember how much water we lose each day! Most importantly, the human body …

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15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic

15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic

15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic When you think of garlic, you probably picture dicing and sautéing the aromatic cloves. Maybe the aroma comes back to you and makes your stomach rumble. Or perhaps you imagine wearing a garlic necklace to repel vampires. Lucky for you, your necklace will …

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