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Organic Non Manure Fertilizer Options

Organic Non Manure Fertilizer Options Not everyone is big on the idea of using manure (composted or not!) in any form in the soil of their gardens. Whether it is the smell or the mental image that keeps them from it, there are numerous non manure options you can use to keep your garden fertile …

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How To Grow Dirt-Free Potatoes

How To Grow Dirt-Free Potatoes We like to try something new each gardening season and decided to give this a shot a few years back. But this method was only new to us, as our grandfather used to plant this way many years ago. Still, it’s unusual enough so that when we tell people we …

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How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System

How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System See how to Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System and have a great looking water catchment system and best of all, FREE, natural water to water your garden. I have something similar to this, I use a gutter-less rain catchment system, here is the article if you want …

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6 Different Methods Of Growing Potatoes in your Backyard

6 Different Methods Of Growing Potatoes in your Backyard The humble potato has been in our diet for hundreds and hundreds of years. You can bake them, fry them, grill them, make chips from them and even use them for hours of fun as ammo in a potato gun. But growing them isn’t the easiest thing …

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How To Plant & Grow a Pineapple Top

How To Plant & Grow a Pineapple Top Want to know how to grow a pineapple? Pineapple plants grow inside or outside depending on the weather. All you have to do is tear away some of the leaves to expose the roots a little bit and then place it in some water, secured by some …

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages This is truly the best plant / herb you can grow in your garden. Lamb’s ear is easy to grow, easy to transplant and has a tonne of uses some of you may not know. For centuries, hunters and soldiers have used Lamb’s Ear leaves as a field …

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How to Grow Sprouts In A Mason Jar For You Or Your Chickens

How to Grow Sprouts In A Mason Jar For You Or Your Chickens Sprouts are great for us and our lovely chickens. They are full of nutrients and much needed sustenance. You can use sprouts in your every day foods, I prefer them in salads It gives the salad a great crunch and taste. For …

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19 Houseplants That Clean the Air

19 Houseplants That Clean the Air Why invest in expensive electrical air purifiers when you could purchase a few types of houseplants to clean and filter the air naturally and inexpensively? I do this and love the quality of air I breath everyday! These 19 houseplants are different from other common plants. These have beneficial …

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DIY Easy Access Raised Garden Bed

DIY Easy Access Raised Garden Bed Raised garden beds are fantastic, they make growing veggies simple and manageable. You get protection from the bunnies and they make any garden look amazing. The great thing about this raised bed design is you have access to both sides of the garden bed making gardening easier. If you …

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30 Great Herb Garden Ideas

30 Great Herb Garden Ideas I love herbs but I can never seem to get them to grow well in my survival garden. I spent a few hours looking for herb garden idea and came across one article with 30 herb garden ideas all in one place. I was blown away with the sheer number …

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