DIY For The Garden

20 Do It Yourself Nesting Box Ideas

20 Do It Yourself Nesting Box Ideas

20 Do It Yourself Nesting Box Ideas The Main reason to have nesting boxes is to make sure that your hens are happy to lay their eggs.The nesting boxes need to be clean an be a place to relax and give them privacy. A properly built nest assures that eggs are kept in …

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25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas

25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas

25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas These simple, attractive borders will keep grass from invading your garden and eliminate the need for edge trimming. We’ll show you lots of option for dividing up your garden such as  metal, paver and stone edgings. Not only do they look great, these borders require …

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12 Ways To Repurpose Tree Stumps and logs

12 Ways To Repurpose Tree Stumps and logs

12 Ways To Repurpose Tree Stumps and logs If you have had a tree in your garden and have cut it down for what ever reason and unsure what to do with the stumps you have left of that tree as you dont have a log burner or just looking …

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18 Trees That Can Be Tapped For Their Sap

18 Trees That Can Be Tapped For There Sap

18 Trees That Can Be Tapped For Their Sap Some trees yield a sugar-rich sap which can be drunk raw, fermented into alcoholic beverages or gently boiled down to syrup. Below is a list of 20 tress that you can be tapped and their sap be used on your homestead. This …

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14 Creative Ways To Hide Your Air Conditioner Unit

14 Creative Ways To Hide Your Air Conditioner Unit

14 Creative Ways To Hide Your Air Conditioner Unit Your air conditioner unit works hard all summer to keep us cool and most of us could not be with out it in the summer months. But if you are like me the last thing you want to do is look at it …

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11 Creative Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

11 Creative Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels While you might not have a 55 gallon drum just laying around your home, they’re a perfect material to use on your homestead. you can get them online for next to nothing, You can use 55 gallon drums for feeding farm …

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Flour Paint: A Natural and Sustainable Recipe for External Surfaces

Flour Paint: A Natural and Sustainable Recipe for External Surfaces

Flour Paint: A Natural and Sustainable Recipe for External Surfaces When it comes to environmentally friendly alternatives for external paint, flour paint offers a unique and sustainable solution. Made from white flour and other natural ingredients, this paint provides an eco-friendly and non-toxic option for enhancing and protecting external surfaces. …

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20 Creative Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in Your Home and Garden

20 Creative Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in Your Home and Garden

20 Creative Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in Your Home and Garden The humble cinder block they are relatively easy to come by and incredibly versatile, these hunks of concrete can do great things. From modern outdoor planter walls to industrial coffee tables. As you can see, they’re perfect for building all …

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How to Build a Fire Pit

How to Build a Fire Pit on a Small Budget 

How to Build a Fire Pit on a Small Budget It is summertime, and everyone wants to have a fire pit where you can roast marshmallows and hot dogs in your backyard. Building a fire pit can be pricey, but there are some great ways to cut costs. Use these …

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9 Homemade Plant Foods

9 Homemade Plant Foods

9 Homemade Plant Foods While many people buy plant food on their own, the truth is that you can also prepare plant food at home. In fact, there are many different recipes and guidelines to try out, so it’s not overly difficult. However, it’s all a matter of picking the …

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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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Collecting Rainwater: State by State Guide

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Collecting Rainwater: State by State Guide People have been collecting rainwater for thousands of years for several reasons. It provides people water to use again in their gardens, helps control stormwater runoff, reduces erosion risks and helps mitigate the threat of flooding to name a few. Harvesting rainwater can be …

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