Category Archive: Tips And Advice

9 Greens That You Can Grow All Winter

9 Greens That You Can Grow All Winter Don’t let your vegetable plot stand empty and neglected over winter. There are plenty of winter vegetables to grow throughout the coldest months. Winter vegetable growing allows you to extend the season and many vegetables that can be grown in winter will produce earlier crops than spring …

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How to Grow a Lemon Tree from Seed

How to Grow a Lemon Tree from Seed 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 in …

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How To Make A Mason Jar Herb Garden

How To Make A Mason Jar Herb Garden [important]Remember to like Living green and frugally on Facebook  to be updated every time we find a tutorial for ways you can become self-sufficient on a budget.[/important] Forget the usual terracotta and plastic pots for container gardening. When you grow herbs in mason jars, you can have garden …

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4 Ways To Remove Tree Stumps

4 Ways To Remove Tree Stumps Make sure you like living green and frugally on Facebook  and follow us on Pinterest to be updated every time we find a great tutorial If you have recently cut down a tree in your garden, there are several options for getting rid of that unsightly stump. You can dig it up by hand, grind …

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30 Uses For Wood Ashes, You Never Thought of

30 Uses For Wood Ashes, You Never Thought of A cord of firewood can produce around 50 pounds of ashes  now that is a lot of ash to get rid of,  but also a great source for mineral-rich dust that has practical uses. Just be careful to store them in a fireproof container with the …

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Root Cellar Construction – Building with Earthbags

Root Cellar Construction – Building with Earthbags This is a great project on how to build a root cellar using earth bags. For those unfamiliar with the term, a root cellar is an underground room that acts like a natural refrigerator, maintaining temperatures in the mid 30’s F in the winter and mid 50’s in …

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