DIY For The Garden

8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden

8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden

8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden Ticks can be dangerous, carrying diseases that can harm you or your family. Ticks might be small, but the health problems they can carry are not small. Lyme disease happens to be one of the most common infections carried by ticks, …

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7 Essential Oils to Battle Bugs, Insects and Pests

7 Essential Oils to Battle Bugs, Insects and Pests

7 Essential Oils to Battle Bugs, Insects and Pests Bugs and insects might have a purpose in this world, but we typically don’t want them bothering us. Whether it is while we are relaxing on our patio or going for a walk, repelling bugs, insects and pests is necessary. Luckily, …

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8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets Vertical gardening has seen a rise in popularity over the past few years as urban gardeners with small yards make the most of porches, walls, fences and trellises in their efforts to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Even people …

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Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

DIY: Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter Gardening is becoming increasingly popular, especially as grocery prices continue to increase. Why pay a store to give you food that you can grow yourself? The only problem is that gardening is not the easiest of work for some people, especially if they live …

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How To Build The King Of DIY Fly Traps

How To Build The King Of DIY Fly Traps I found this open source article for plans to a fly trap. One of the pictures shows it packed full of flies. Think of what a great source of food this could be for your chickens. I haven’t tried it yet, …

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Outdoor Lighting DIY’s To Brighten Up Your Summer

20 Outdoor Lighting DIY's To Brighten Up Your Summer

20 Outdoor Lighting DIY’s To Brighten Up Your Summer These creative lighting ideas are a cheap and easy way to get your backyard beautiful for summer entertaining.  So lets get creative and bring in a little more light to your outdoor space with these quick and easy DIY lighting ideas. From …

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20 Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

20 Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

20 Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas With so much pressure on the family budget nowadays, spending money on your garden may sometimes appear like an extravagant expense. This will help us save time and money.You’ll be asking yourself ‘why did I never think of that?’ with these clever ideas for everything from …

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10 Steps to Planting Your Square Foot Garden

10 Steps to Planting Your Square Foot Garden

10 Steps to Planting Your Square Foot Garden Maybe you are an avid gardener, looking to increase yield despite your limited gardening space. Or maybe you self-identify as gardening challenged and square foot gardening has piqued your interest because it sounds less overwhelming than traditional gardening. Either way, square foot …

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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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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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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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