DIY: Natural Mouse Repellent

DIY: Natural Mouse Repellent When it comes to ridding your house of mice, the task is rarely simple and rarely safe. From live traps, to kill traps, to poisonous morsels, the common ways of taking caring of your mice problem involve booby-trapping your house with a network of dangers. If you have children or other …

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10 Ways to Naturally Do Your Spring Cleaning

10 Ways to Naturally Do Your Spring Cleaning Longer days, warmer breezes, and sunnier afternoons mean that it is almost time to fling open the windows, shake out your rugs, and get ready for some spring cleaning! With the lovely fresh air and maybe even a whiff of some fresh flowers beginning to bud, the …

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Container Gardening – Growing A Lemon Tree

Container Gardening – Growing A Lemon Tree Growing lemon trees in garden pots is hugely rewarding. Not only are they prolific fruit producers, the blossoms of lemon trees are incredibly fragrant and beautiful. Growing this lemon tree has a few challenges because the heat of the Summer season can quickly dry out the pot. Especially …

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Building An Amazing Playhouse Fort

Building An Amazing Playhouse Fort A garden fort serves many purposes for both young and old. Club scouts always need a clubhouse or fort, and gardeners love to sit and admire their gardens. A garden fort can also serve as a processing area for garden pickings, or a storage medium for garden supplies. You can build your …

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How To Build An Automatic Chicken Waterier

How To Build An Automatic Chicken Waterier Chickens require clean drinking water, which may seem easy enough to do. But there are choices in how you deliver water to chickens .Chickens need constant access to fresh, clean water as well as feed. You should never limit their access to water or restrict it in any way. If …

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Honey Bees for Spring!

Honey Bees for Spring! With the effects of global warming, contemporary agricultural practices disrupting soil fertility, and a diminishing diversity of overall plant life, it seems that from so many angles our environment is in need of some help. As DIYers and frugal homesteaders, we all try to do what we can to have a …

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9 Easy Houseplants for Cleaner Air

9 Easy Houseplants for Cleaner Air You’ve been cooped up all winter, stagnating indoors, and keeping the fresh, chilly air out, and while this insulation is key to conserving energy and keeping warm, nothing beats a deep breath of fresh air. Over the winter months, the indoors become a haven for pollen, bacteria, mold and …

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Build Yourself A Portable Home – The Mongolian Yurt

Build Yourself A Portable Home – The Mongolian Yurt Whats a yurt? you may ask well the English word Yurt comes from the Russian Yurta describing a circular trellis walled framed tent. The Russian word Yurta is derived from a Turkic word describing a camping ground.While there’s many solutions to easily yurt oneself if you …

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