Category Archive: Tips And Advice

8 Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing on your Homestead

8 Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing on your Homestead Growing your own groceries is one of the most important steps to developing an off-grid or self-reliant existence, but growing your own medicine should also be placed at the top of your list of thing to grow. Many trees that commonly grow in North America and …

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How To Grow Bamboo In Your Garden

How To Grow Bamboo In Your Garden  For many people, the word bamboo conjures up images of dense thickets of rampant spreading canes. While this is true of many types of bamboo, some species are not invasive. Evergreen members of the grass family, bamboos range from petite miniatures to massive giants. There are over 100 …

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Easy DIY Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap

Easy DIY Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap Mosquitoes are out in full force right now because warm weather allows a mosquito egg to become an adult in less than a week.  This step by step tutorial of how to build a homemade mosquito killing trap draws them into their death. Mosquitoes carry many different diseases that …

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How To Make Tick Tubes For Your Garden

How To Make Tick Tubes For Your Garden What Are Tick Tubes you may be asking , Well Tick tubes are a great first line of defense against nature’s Lyme-carrying nasties. If you live in an area where there are lots of ticks and/or live very close to the woods, it may make sense to use …

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Plants That Repel Ticks & Fleas

Plants That Repel Ticks & Fleas Getting rid of ticks and fleas can be a nightmare for a lot of us. Whether you have small children, dogs or cats or just dont wont your garden full of ticks and fleas, if you look online alot of people say to use harmful pesticides to get rid of …

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How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum

How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum In our home 55 gallon plastic barrels get turned into water collection systems and containers for plants and dwarf trees. They’re inexpensive, safe we use food-grade barrels when ever i can, functional, and easy to come by. While you might not have a 55 …

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