Homesteading

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to treat common ailments. As with using herbs, it’s …

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11 Natural Home Remedies For Your Pets

Natural Home Remedies For Your Pets

11 Natural Home Remedies For Your Pets Our pets face ailments and injuries just as we might. Americans spend over $30 billion on over the counter medication for their pets as well as treatments and vet care. Having a pet can get expensive quickly if we don’t know how to …

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13 Ways To Use Dawn Dish Soap Around Your Home

13 Ways To Use Dawn Dish Soap Around Your Home

13 Impressive Uses for Dawn in Your House Dawn dish soap does more than just get your dishes sparkling clean each day. It is a staple in many households for dozens of reason. You might not realize that you can combine it with other cleaners or items, allowing you to …

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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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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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20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide Nearly every home has a bottle of hydrogen peroxide sitting in the medicine cabinet. Long used as a first aid treatment for cuts and scrapes, this bubbly mix of water and H2O2 has been shown to heal infections as severe as gangrene through simple …

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8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens Apple cider vinegar is truly a miracle elixir with enumerable applications, in and out of the coop. Vinegar is made using 2 consecutive fermentation processes. The type of vinegar produced is determined by the item being fermented, not by …

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12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate

12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate

12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate Modern life cultivates in most of us an ingrained reflex to preserve food using refrigeration. We preserve food in other ways too, of course, such as the food industry’s reliance on chemical “preservatives.” And, much like the use of preservatives, refrigeration has its pros …

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5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons

5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons

5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons Rats are frustrating pests that can spread diseases. You don’t want them near your home or property. However, commercial rat poisons are full of toxic chemicals that could also harm your children or beloved pets. Many people prefer to try homemade rat poisons before using …

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16 Surprising Uses for Coconut Oil

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 16 Surprising Uses for Coconut Oil It’s about time for a coconut oil revolution. From skin care to healthy snacks and beyond, this miracle substance can improve your life in so many ways. This superfood has a bevy of fatty acids and positive compounds to keep you feeling fresh, healthy, and …

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16 Foods You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps

Re-Grow Yourself from Kitchen Scraps

16 Foods You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps Imagine having an unlimited supply of your family’s favorite produce. Incidentally, produce is often one the most expensive items on most grocery lists so anything that you can cut down will help you to tremendously curb that grocery expense. Various food can …

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20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer

20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer

20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer Groceries, especially fresh fruits and vegetables, can run a family hundreds of dollars each month. The last thing you want to do, after spending all that money, is throw that produce in the trash because the tomatoes are rotten …

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