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An All Purpose Organic Pesticide From Vegetables

How To Make An All Purpose Organic Pesticide From Vegetables This all natural organic pesticide that is easy to make and super cheap. Go green this spring! and save a ton of money making your own organic pesticide. This entire pesticide will eventually break down and be reduced to nothing, so it is OK to …

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DIY Solar Lawn Mower

DIY Solar Lawn Mower I have literally owned every kind of mower possible and honestly one of my best mowers was a battery powered one. It was quiet and cut the grass with grace and skill. The biggest problem with battery powered lawn mowers is keeping them charged. You have to either plug them in …

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How To Make A Solar Shrub

How To Make A Solar Shrub I know, this looks freaking awesome right? I saw this and had to share it with you. How many times have you been in your yard working on your garden or just soaking up the sun to find out you phone is dead or needs to charge? I know …

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Over 50 DIY Fire Pit Tutorials

Over 50 DIY Fire Pit Tutorials I am really excited to say this… SPRING IS HERE.. If it isn’t where you are.. it will come soon. That means it’s time to enjoy the outdoors and more importantly, your back yard again. With that being said, I wanted to build a fire pit of my own …

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5 Pieces of Advice for the Newbie Homesteader/Prepper

5 Pieces of Advice for the Newbie Homesteader/Prepper Prepping and homesteading have largely been romanticized by the media and don’t really get into ‘the dirt’ of what it takes to live these kinds of lifestyles. There are lots of companies out there who offer ‘free’ advice for the newbie while trying to sell them something, too. When …

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How To Build A Bicycle Generator

How To Build A Bicycle Generator Having a manual method of producing power is a great backup in case there is no wind or sun to charge your off the grid batteries in an emergency situation! Building your own generator requires a number of items. A person, a bike, a way of supporting your bike …

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How To Make Papercrete

How To Make Papercrete Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts. It is easy and cheap to make. It also could solve your paper and cardboard recycling problems. Literally! You make these building blocks by using old paper or cardboard. The process to make papercrete is easy and if …

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How to Make Watermelon Moonshine

How to Make Watermelon Moonshine (Step By Step With Pictures) I have never made moonshine before but after seeing this watermelon recipe I think I will give it a go. I love watermelon, it is so refreshing and tasty. Spring is here so get making it In the old days of america people used to …

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17 DIY Secret hideaway Places In The Home

17 DIY Secret hideaway Places In The Home Hiding things or “squirreling” as I like to call it should be high up on your list of to do’s … Not only is it good in case you get robbed but if SHTF really does hit the fan and you are bugging in, you will be …

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7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs

7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs The integral collector/storage is the simplest and historically oldest type of solar water heating system.  Paint a tank black, put it in a big crate, insulate it on all sides except the one covered by glass or plastic, and point it at the sun. Water in the tank is …

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