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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15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home

15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home

15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all but the smartest, most determined crooks. Hideaway storage can be fun to use and make, and can play an important part in protecting items in …

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Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse

Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse

Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse Pallet projects are gaining in popularity as the DIY movement gains traction. Pallets constitute inexpensive, sometimes even free, lumber that, with some ingenuity, can be transformed into a table, shelves, bookcase or anything else you can think of. …

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Home Vegetable Gardening – Growing Claytonia

Home Vegetable Gardening - Growing Claytonia

Growing edible ground covers, such as claytonia Although this salad green is not well known, it is very tasty and grows well in cooler climates, making it a perfect addition to your fall, early spring or even a winter garden. It is also referred to as miner’s lettuce. The name …

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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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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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How To Self Service Your Lawn Mower and Save Money

How To Self Service Your Lawn Mower and Save Money

How To Self Service Your Lawn Mower and Save Money Around where I live the small engine retail and service stores charge $75 an hour to work on lawn mowers and ride-on tractors. Most people can do the necessary basic service themselves and keep their mower running smoothly for years. …

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50 Deer Resistant Plants

50 Deer Resistant Plants

50 Deer Resistant Plants Deer can be ruthless if they choose to attack your farm’s produce in our landscape. They would only need a few nights to finish ingesting all the leaves on a whole piece of land. People who live in areas where these animals are numerous have a …

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10 Garden Fertilizers You Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home Gardening work doesn’t stop when you get your seeds planted and plants in the garden. Maintenance is crucial, and that includes using garden fertilizers. Fertilizers can be expensive, costing you a small fortune if you have a large garden. Instead of purchasing expensive, …

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13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden Votive Lanterns Add some atmosphere to your dining table or garden with our range of votives and lanterns. source: Votive Lanterns lined recycled glass bottles This is a great way you to separate your lawn from your borders or to create a …

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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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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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