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How To Build A Compost Tumbler Bucket

How To Build A Compost Tumbler Bucket This tutorial shows you how to build a compost tumbler bucket system for very little money. If you are lucky enough to have a garden, you need to have a compost tumbler, they are easy to make, cheap to build and can make compost very quickly. You can …

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Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics

Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics Hydroponics is a fast growing way of gardening, it is a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. The soil in my area is black clay and it sucks to grow in. Hydroponics would be great to use here. Almost any …

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8 Reasons Why You Should Pee in Your Garden

8 Reasons Why You Should Pee in Your Garden If you can get over the ewwww factor, pee-cycling your own urine into the garden makes good sense. Fresh urine is high in nitrogen, moderate in phosphorus and low in potassium and can act as an excellent high-nitrogen liquid fertilizer or as a compost accelerator. Peeing is no …

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Know What Plants You Can (and Can’t) Eat When SHTF

Know What Plants You Can (and Can’t) Eat When SHTF If you take a good look at your yard, you will find many different edible weeds that can be eaten in salads, made into tea or used for health purposes. However, this information can help you wherever you are, be it in a city or …

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How To Use Pee In Your Garden

How To Use Pee In Your Garden If you can get over the ewwww factor, pee-cycling your own urine into the garden makes good sense. Fresh urine is high in nitrogen, moderate in phosphorus and low in potassium and can act as an excellent high-nitrogen liquid fertilizer or as a compost accelerator. I have known that pee …

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How To Turn One Garlic Bulb Into Lots Of Garlic Bulbs

How To Turn One Garlic Bulb Into Lots Of Garlic Bulbs Not many of us know this little trick, you can actually have unlimited garlic from just one organic bulb! Saving you a lot of money over the year. I knew you could do this, I just never actually looked to see if it was …

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How to Grow Onions the Easy Way

How to Grow Onions the Easy Way See how to grow onions the easy way. This method means you could have onions growing well into the fall. I never knew that you could grow onions from “starters” I always thought you had to get the seeds and then wait forever for them to grow. I …

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How to Properly Store Onions, Garlic, & Shallots

How To Properly Store Onions, Garlic, & Shallots I grow my own onions, garlic and shallots and if I am honest, I throw away 30% of them because they go off before I can eat them. My onions are ready to be harvested so I went on the hunt for a great old fashioned way …

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Why You Need to Add Parsley to Your Prepper Garden

Why You Need to Add Parsley to Your Prepper Garden There are many herbs that fall under two categories: spice and medicinal. What may surprise many people, even preppers, is that adding parsley to your garden is another way to get both from one plant! This simple, unassuming plant is actually a quiet hero just …

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Solar Powered Rain Barrel Water Pump

Solar Powered Rain Barrel Water Pump   Disconnect that garden hose from your faucet! We’ve found a much more eco-friendly alternative that harnesses the power of the sun and the gift of rain to store life-giving water for your plants. To get the water to our plants and garden we used to have to fill …

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