Gardening

The Ultimate Guide To Companion Planting

The Ultimate Guide To Companion Planting

The Ultimate Guide To Companion Planting When you plant your garden, do you plant all the lettuces together? Are the tomatoes segregated from the carrots? Did you know that some plants chemically inhibit or enhance the growth and well-being of other plants and that, whether you are a small-scale gardener …

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20 DIY Pallet Projects for Your Homestead

Pallet Projects for the Homestead

20 DIY Pallet Projects for Your Homestead Pallets are very much in trend these days with an estimated 2 billion pallets being used every day, and many more just lying around, no wonder there are so many projects that can be done using pallets. Everyone prefers to have at least one …

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13+ Living Privacy Fences Ideas

13 Living Privacy Fence Ideas

13 Living Privacy Fence Ideas Of course, there are other advantages to having a living fence. It provides a niche for more species to inhabit, as well as a barrier to keep species out. Kinda balancing out the flow of nature. Depending on the type of plant you choose, it …

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11 Medicinal Plants You Should Grow

11 Medicinal Plants You Should Grow

11 Medicinal Plants You Should Grow Growing your own medicinal plants in your backyard helps to reduce the number of conventional drugs you need to use. Many plants have different medicinal purposes, but you want to pick the herbs that will be most beneficial for you and your family. The …

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30 ways you have never considered for using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash If you’ve got a fireplace or fire pit full of wood ashes and would like to find a more useful purpose for them than simply tossing them in the trash, read on! We’ve come across 30 great uses for ash you …

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14 Fire Pits You Can Make Yourself

14 Fire Pits You Can Make Yourself!

14 Fire Pits You Can Make Yourself One of my all time favorite outdoor activity to do in the summer (well any time of the year really ) is to invite my friends and family over, and gather around the fire pit. They’re great for making s’mores and they give …

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18 Ingenious DIY Compost Bin Ideas

18 Ingenious DIY Compost Bin Ideas

18 Ingenious DIY Compost Bin Ideas Composting is a simple way to add nutrient-rich humus which fuels plant growth and restores vitality to depleted soil. It’s also free, easy to make and good for the environment. There are lots of good reasons to compost. Save money, save resources, improve your soil …

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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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7 Backyard Weeds and Their Impressive Benefits

7 Backyard Weeds and Their Impressive Benefits

7 Backyard Weeds and Their Impressive Benefits Long ago, our ancestors understood that all plants have properties, not just the ones we purposefully grew. Over the years, we lost the knowledge about which wild plants and weeds have health benefits that we might desire. Instead, we spend money on weed …

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Best Organic Fertilizers For a Vegetable Garden

The Best Organic Fertilizers For a Vegetable Garden

The Best Organic Fertilizers For a Vegetable Garden Growing a vegetable garden is a great way to save money, eat fresh garden-grown produce and enjoy nature right at your backyard; no matter where you live – in the city or outside the city. However, the fact is that managing a …

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7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality Depending on where you live, you may not get outside very much for fresh air and even if you can, the air outside isn’t exactly fresh. City dwellers tend to have more issues with breathing and lung function due to the constant exposure to …

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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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