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7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality Depending on where you live, you may not get outside very much for fresh air and even if you can, the air outside isn’t exactly fresh. City dwellers tend to have more issues with breathing and lung function due to the constant exposure to …

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6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead

6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead

6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead Burning your scrap wood in the winter months can provide a source of heat and an opportunity to gather friends and family around the fire. It’s a great way to clear brush build up and keep your home warm on cold …

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30+ Alternative Uses For Old Garden Hoses

30+ Alternative Uses For Old Garden Hoses Like everything else in the world, garden hoses have a limited lifespan. After a few years of use, hoses get flat spots, develop leaks, get dry rotted… In short, they wear out. While the first thought may be to take your old garden …

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WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door

WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door

WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door It’s not often that one gets into a conversation about that can of WD-40 that you have sitting up on a shelf in your garage or kicking around in a junk drawer in your house. Because, really, what do you use it for? …

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Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead  Adding trees to your property is “organically” a good idea – meaning, it is one essential “part” of the “whole” that makes up homestead living. Without the best choices, something is missing. The four main things to look for when choosing homestead trees are beauty, usefulness, …

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How To Prepare Your Garden for Winter

How To Prepare Your Garden for Winter

How To Prepare Your Garden for Winter The term “Fall gardening” doesn’t mean sitting in a lawn chair and watching the stalks of your spent vegetable plants tip over. In fact, as the summer gardening season comes to a close, the work in your garden is far from over. The …

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10 Natural Home Remedies for Athlete’s Foot

10 Natural Home Remedies for Athlete’s Foot

10 Natural Home Remedies for Athlete’s Foot It’s itchy, it burns, and it’s just downright unsightly: Athlete’s foot is a common problem that unfortunately can spread like wildfire, rear it’s ugly head rapidly, and be a stubborn ailment to rid yourself of. If you’re experiencing a little athlete’s foot, you’re …

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Home Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Home Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Home Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by irregularity in the movements of the small and large intestines. Also called spastic colon and mucous colitis, IBS is one of the most commonly diagnosed digestive disorders, affecting approximately one in five Americans over …

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8 Simple Tricks for Pesky Pimples

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8 Simple Tricks for Pesky Pimples They’re frighteningly big, maddeningly persistent, and they always find those most conspicuous areas on your nose, forehead, and chin. Pimples wreak havoc on facial tissue and our psyche. Although there are tons of strong, chemical filled solutions, these can also severely dry the face …

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Blackhead Treatments: 10 Simple Home Remedies for Clearer Skin

Blackhead Remedies for Clearer Skin

Blackhead Treatments: 10 Simple Home Remedies for Clearer Skin Blackheads are annoying, and frustrating to deal with. Essentially a pimple in an open pore, blackheads are the oxidized accumulation of dead skin cells and sebum, the body’s natural skin oil. While the natural reaction to blackheads may be to scrub your …

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Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead?

Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead?

Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead? What Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead? If you are just starting out on your homesteading adventure, chickens are a great way to begin with livestock. Whether you have a budding, city backyard or a bustling, rural acreage, getting a coop …

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