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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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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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15 Ways to Keep Those Pesky Ants Out of Your Home

Ants

15 Ways to Keep Those Pesky Ants Out of Your Home And Garden Dealing with ants can be a pain and seems impossible, but there are ways to prevent their invasion and get rid of them in an eco-friendly way.  The best cure against an ant invasion is prevention. Not …

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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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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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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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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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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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10 Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil

Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil

10 Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil You don’t have to accept the way your soil is right now. Creating the best garden soil takes some work and a plan, but it can drastically change the output of your vegetable garden. What you start with isn’t what you need to …

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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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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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14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects

14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects

14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects Are you sick of dealing with fleas and insects? Unfortunately, your pets can gather fleas in all seasons, including winter. Insect and flea problems exist year-round, and it’s a frustrating problem to have. Plants are a powerful way to repel fleas …

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