8 Ways to Get Rid of Wasps and Keep Them From Returning

8 Ways to Get Rid of Wasps and Keep Them Away

8 Ways to Get Rid of Wasps and Keep Them Away As we enjoy the spring and summer seasons, we may start to notice a pesky problem arising; wasps. Wasps are aggressive, territorial insects that will leave you a painful reminder to not get too close. For some people, wasps can …

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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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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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11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers Flowers have more purposes in your garden than looking beautiful. If you research companion planting, you quickly learn that flowers can fight pests. Using flowers planted amongst your vegetable garden is a creative and natural way to fight pests looking for a quick meal. Years …

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7 Spring Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Do

7 Spring Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Do

7 Spring Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Do Spring cleaning is one of my favorite times of the year. After the long, dreary winter, it is time to get our home ready for a new season! Spring means more time spent outside, gardening and spending time with our families. Spring …

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Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe

Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe

Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe   Ingredients 3lb whole Chicken 4 Carrots 4 Stalks of celery 1 large onion 1 Teaspoon bouillon granules (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Instructions  Place your chicken into a large pot, add your carrots, celery and onion, cover over with cold water. bring to a …

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9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns

9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns

9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns   A burn is considered “minor” if only the top layers of skin are damaged. The area will probably be painful and red and, if not treated quickly, will develop painful blisters. These burns are referred to as first-degree burns …

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18 Trees That Can Be Tapped For Their Sap

18 Trees That Can Be Tapped For There Sap

18 Trees That Can Be Tapped For Their Sap Some trees yield a sugar-rich sap which can be drunk raw, fermented into alcoholic beverages or gently boiled down to syrup. Below is a list of 20 tress that you can be tapped and their sap be used on your homestead. This …

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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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20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil

20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil

20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) is one of the most versatile herbs and incredibly efficacious as an essential oil. Its botanical name, Lavandula, comes from the Latin, lavare, which means “to wash.” It was probably named for its use cleaning wounds, washing linens, and in …

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How to Make Maple Syrup

How to Make Maple Syrup

How to Make Maple Syrup If you are one of many people, over priced grocery costs of common fridge items fill you with disgust. Commonly people turn to sales and couponing to try to save as much money as they can while buying needed grocery items. If you can relate …

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28 Ways Dawn Dish Soap Will Make Your Life Easier

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28 Ways Dawn Dish Soap Will Make Your Life Easier Have you every dealt with the annoyance of trying to remove insects from your home and house plants? What about struggling to remove greasy stains from clothes that had dinner drop onto them? Ever found yourself in a situation that …

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