Gardening

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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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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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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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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Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy Have you ever accidentally touched poison ivy and hated the agony of irritating rashes and expensive cream? Use easy alternative home remedies for quick relief! 1. Food Thankfully, there are a handful of food items that can help relieve itchy …

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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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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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8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets Vertical gardening has seen a rise in popularity over the past few years as urban gardeners with small yards make the most of porches, walls, fences and trellises in their efforts to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Even people …

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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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Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

DIY: Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter Gardening is becoming increasingly popular, especially as grocery prices continue to increase. Why pay a store to give you food that you can grow yourself? The only problem is that gardening is not the easiest of work for some people, especially if they live …

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