Gardening

How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum

How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum

How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum Garden barrels or garden towers are gorgeous but they also save space and water but also people without a large garden can plant vegetables, herbs or any other plants. You can plant several plants in a 4 square …

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Keep Wasps Away With a Brown Paper Bag

Keep Wasps Away With a Brown Paper Bag

 Keep Wasps Away With a Brown Paper Bag Wasps are unfriendly guests at everyone’s house. I recommend using a brown grocery sack to trick wasps into staying away. There are some species of wasps that tend to avoid a pre-existing wasp’s nest, so by crumpling up a brown paper sack …

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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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9 Money-Saving Gardening Tips 

9 Money-Saving-Gardening-Tips 

9 Money-Saving Gardening Tips  Gardening is a fantastic hobby and lifestyle. You have the mental and physical benefits of gardening. However, gardening can cost a small fortune if you use everything purchased from a store. Gardening can be inexpensive if you learn how to put to work, recycle materials and utilize …

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How To Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet

How To Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet

Everything You Need to Know for Growing 100lbs of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet It is becoming more and more common to see people growing their own fruits and vegetables, particularly potatoes. Would you like to join in? You can easily start growing your own potatoes in a space as …

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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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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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How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot Unless you live in a sub-tropical or tropical climate, growing a lemon tree feels impossible. Those who live in a cooler climate don’t have the heat and humidity necessary, but they can learn how to grow a lemon tree in a …

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Growing Potatoes: Everything You Need to Know

Growing Potatoes Everything You Need to Know

Growing Potatoes: Everything You Need to Know Potatoes seem complicated to grow because you can’t see your progress above ground, but potatoes are easy. Homemade potato chips and herb roasted potatoes could be in your future. All you need to do is learn how to grow potatoes at home. Requirements …

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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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Organic Gardening – Guide To Starting Seeds Indoors

Guide To Starting Seeds Indoors

Organic Gardening – Guide To Starting Seeds Indoors Starting plants from seed is the most strategic and economical way to grow a vegetable garden. By starting seeds indoors, you give your plants a head start that produces an earlier, and longer, harvest than waiting to plant until the ground is …

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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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