DIY For The Garden

7 Ways To Keep Snakes Out of Your Home and Garden

7 Ways To Keep Snakes Out of Your Home and Garden

7 Ways To Keep Snakes Out of Your Home and Garden Though they are usually harmless, snakes trigger a deep-rooted fear in most people unmatched by any other type of animal. Even other wild animals identify snakes as a special kind of threat; many species have developed warning calls reserved …

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How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot Unless you live in a sub-tropical or tropical climate, growing a lemon tree feels impossible. Those who live in a cooler climate don’t have the heat and humidity necessary, but they can learn how to grow a lemon tree in a …

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Growing Potatoes: Everything You Need to Know

Growing Potatoes Everything You Need to Know

Growing Potatoes: Everything You Need to Know Potatoes seem complicated to grow because you can’t see your progress above ground, but potatoes are easy. Homemade potato chips and herb roasted potatoes could be in your future. All you need to do is learn how to grow potatoes at home. Requirements …

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9 Steps to Pruning Roses the Right Way

9 Steps to Pruning Roses the Right Way

9 Steps to Pruning Roses the Right Way Pruning roses seem like a scary task for a new gardener, stopping many people from planting roses in their garden. Learning how to prune roses the right way is easier than you might expect. It takes time some time and practice, but …

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8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to treat common ailments. As with using herbs, it’s …

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10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans

10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans

10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans For those of us living in tight quarters where homes are right next to each other, a trash bin cover is a great way to hide unsightly cans. Or, perhaps you want your trash cans much closer to your home but don’t want …

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20 Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires

20 Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires

20 Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires Tires can be recycled into mainly things but a lot are are burnt, not recycled, efforts are continuing to find value in recycling them. Tires are a huge headache when it comes to waste management and recycling, but there are clever …

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15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden If you are familiar with green living, baking soda is a part of your life. It is a fantastic green cleaner, with dozens of uses around the house. You may not have realized that baking soda can be used in the …

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Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead  Adding trees to your property is “organically” a good idea – meaning, it is one essential “part” of the “whole” that makes up homestead living. Without the best choices, something is missing. The four main things to look for when choosing homestead trees are beauty, usefulness, …

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50 Deer Resistant Plants

50 Deer Resistant Plants

50 Deer Resistant Plants Deer can be ruthless if they choose to attack your farm’s produce in our landscape. They would only need a few nights to finish ingesting all the leaves on a whole piece of land. People who live in areas where these animals are numerous have a …

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10 Garden Fertilizers You Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home Gardening work doesn’t stop when you get your seeds planted and plants in the garden. Maintenance is crucial, and that includes using garden fertilizers. Fertilizers can be expensive, costing you a small fortune if you have a large garden. Instead of purchasing expensive, …

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13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden Votive Lanterns Add some atmosphere to your dining table or garden with our range of votives and lanterns. source: Votive Lanterns lined recycled glass bottles This is a great way you to separate your lawn from your borders or to create a …

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