Gardening

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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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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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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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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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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White Vinegar Uses: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

White Vinegar Uses: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

White Vinegar Uses:  As Easy as 1, 2, 3 Any practiced DIYer knows that vinegar is a handy tool for nearly anything. A key ingredient to a healthy snack, an effective and eco-friendly cleaner, and much more, vinegar comes in handy in almost any household or outdoor dilemma. We’ve shared …

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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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9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending Money

9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending a fortune

9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending Money Gardening saves you money and produces healthy food for your family. The more food you grow, the more money you save, but how can you grow more food without spending more money? If you have to invest more money into your …

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Backyard Herb: How To Harvest Dandelions And Use Them

How To Harvest Dandelions And Use Them

Backyard Herb: How To Harvest Dandelions And Use Them Most Americans think of dandelions as weeds when, in fact, they are a superfood growing in your own backyard. Every part of the plant can be used somehow, but the roots and leaves are most commonly harvested as herbs. Dandelion contains various …

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