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10 DIY Patio and Garden Swings

10 DIY Patio and Garden Swings

10 DIY Patio and Garden Swings If you have a garden, back or front yard, a vacant porch, or patio, why not decorate it with a swing. I love to sit outside in the evening, especially when the weather is good. You can hang a pallet porch swing from the ceiling …

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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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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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15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs

15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs

15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs Are you are looking for new craft ideas? Do you want to try upcycling to save money? How about recycling those plastic bottles instead of throwing them away? Get with the kids and see which of the ideas shown here are ones …

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Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons

Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons

Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons Nothing screams summer like biting into a juicy watermelon on a hot afternoon. Kids and adults alike love watermelons. Planting a hill or two of watermelons is simple; new and experienced gardeners alike can enjoy growing watermelon at home. Watermelons are a …

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20 Budget Curb Appeal Ideas Anyone Can Do

20 Budget Curb Appeal Ideas Anyone Can Do

20 Budget Curb Appeal Ideas Anyone Can Do If you are looking to sell your home or just give your home a bit more curb appeal then this is the article for you. You need your home’s curb appeal to make a great first impression to everyone, including potential home buyers. …

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Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden

Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden

Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden You may be wondering why bother with a rain gutter garden? Well one reason is that gutter gardens take advantage of the vertical spaces around your home to grow flowers, edibles and create a stylish space divider or privacy screen …

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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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Guide To Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden

Guide To Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden

Guide To Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden With summer winding down, many people think that the time to reap fresh vegetables from home gardens may be winding down along with it. Savvy gardeners know, however, that there is still time to sow and grow some of the tastiest vegetables you …

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10 Ways to Use Dandelions

10 Ways to Use Dandelions

10 Ways to Use Dandelions Spring brings a field of yellow in your front and back yards. Dandelions have a bad reputation for being a pesky weed that grows in sidewalk chalks, but our ancestors knew that those yellow flowers have dozens of uses and health benefits. Dandelions are edible; …

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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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