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DIY Insulating Curtains That Cut Heat Losses Through Windows By 50%

DIY Insulating Curtains That Cut Heat Losses Through Windows By 50% I shared a similar article about making insulating curtains the other week which did really well, but after I read through the tutorial I am sharing with you today I think these would be a better project to make. The benefits offered by Kume …

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20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them If you are getting into food storage and you’re at the point now where you want to put some stuff away long term, maybe for a rainy day or for an emergency in the future. Do you know what kind of food can be stored for long …

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Build A Chicken Coop That Looks Like A Train

Build A Chicken Coop That Looks Like A Train If you are looking for an unusual idea for a chicken coop/tractor check out this train engine design. This is so cute, it would look cute in any back yard. It doesn’t look like a chicken coop and it would look pretty neat in the back …

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The One Tear-Free Onion Cutting Trick That Actually Works!

The One Tear-Free Onion Cutting Trick That Actually Works! So why do onions seem to make us cry?. When you cut the basal plate or shoot, they release an enzyme. That enzyme reacts in the rest of the onion to release a gas. When that gas combines with water, it creates an acid. If that …

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Old School Fly Control That Still Works Today

Old School Fly Control That Still Works Today I am not sure if it is just a problem this year but the flies have been on the apocalyptic scale around my house. I can’t seem to get rid of them no matter what I spray or how many sticky fly traps I hang up. I …

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How To Make A Hoop House That Will Stand Up To Snow

How To Make A Hoop House That Will Stand Up To Snow I love hoop houses. You can count on a month and a half or so of extra gardening time and you can continue to grow all through the winter with a hoop house. Even better, the portable variety of hoop houses can be removed …

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