Gardening

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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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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4 Ways To Use Diatomaceous Earth Around Your Home

4 Ways To Use Diatomaceous Earth Around Your Home

4 Ways To Use Diatomaceous Earth Around Your Home What is a toothpaste additive that looks like moon dust, is created by algae, and can help you transport dynamite? It may sound like a random trivia question, but the answer is one that could definitely come in handy when it …

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13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt

13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt

13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt Epsom salt is one thing I always have on hand at my house. Aside from being a fantastic source of magnesium, you can find dozens of other ways to use Epsom salt throughout your house. It has gardening, beauty, health and even household uses. …

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20 Garden Plants To Grow Vertically This Year

20 Garden Plants To Grow Vertically This Year Vertical gardening is an approach used to grow vegetables up and down, rather than side to side like in a traditional horizontal garden. In a vertical garden, vegetables grow up tall structures instead of across the ground. Vertical gardening is an alternative for gardeners …

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Guide to Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden Watching hummingbirds in your garden is one of the loveliest experiences. Hummingbirds may be small, but they are known for being rare and difficult to attract to your garden. While they can be a bit tricky, all you have to do is know what hummingbirds …

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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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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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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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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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30+ Alternative Uses For Old Garden Hoses

30+ Alternative Uses For Old Garden Hoses Like everything else in the world, garden hoses have a limited lifespan. After a few years of use, hoses get flat spots, develop leaks, get dry rotted… In short, they wear out. While the first thought may be to take your old garden …

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