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Why Peppermint Deserves A Place In Your Preparedness Garden

Why Peppermint Deserves A Place In Your Preparedness Garden It is springtime and many people are either planning their gardens or have even started planting and I’m going to illustrate for you why it’s important to include some peppermint (mentha piperita) in your plans. Why peppermint? Because it has various pest control, culinary, and medicinal …

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How To Build A Bench Around A Tree – Full Project

How To Build A Bench Around A Tree This How To Build A Bench Around A Tree is perfect for any garden with a tree, It will provide shade and family time outside of the house. I just loved this great DIY Project, I had to share it with you all. I have always wondered what …

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How To Grow Watermelons on Vertical Trellises

How To Grow Watermelons on Vertical Trellises After reading this wonderful How To Grow Watermelons on Vertical Trellises article, I will be growing watermelons this year. I will plant them as soon as I can. People do not grow this wonderful fruit because they take a lot of area to grow, well not anymore. The article …

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Natural Homemade Fly Spray Recipe

Natural Homemade Fly Spray Recipe This Natural Homemade Fly Spray Recipe works and is so cheap to make… Keep those pesky fly’s at bay this spring/summer. Fly spray in the stores cost about 4 bucks a tin, in that tin there are copious amounts of harmful chemicals and aerosols that can harm your lungs if breathed …

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How to strike and replant lavender

How to strike and replant lavender Turn one lavender plant into many by taking cuttings and replanting- it’s so easy! Lavender has many uses not only in the prepping world but in everyday life, for me I use lavender as a sleep aid and make natural air fresheners to freshen my house and car. I …

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How To Make Your Own Food-Safe Wood Sealant

How To Make Your Own Food-Safe Wood Sealant Making your own food-safe wood sealant is easy, cheap and best of all… it is  all natural with NO chemicals at all Over the past few years, my husband and I have sought ways to veer away from potentially dangerous chemicals and opt for more natural and …

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Easy DIY Pallet Greenhouse Or Chicken Coop

Easy DIY Pallet Greenhouse Or Chicken Coop This multi purpose DIY project can serve as a great greenhouse or chicken coop. Easy to build for a very frugal price! There are loads of garden DIY projects on the web, the difference between this and others is that this is a multi purpose garden addition, You …

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Fifteen Most Fabulous Herbal Sedatives

Fifteen Most Fabulous Herbal Sedatives Looking to take the edge of the stress naturally? These herbal sedatives may just be for you! A lot of us suffer from stress in our daily life! Imagine if SHTF and all of the added pressure of finding food and safety to deal with too. I found a great …

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A Collection Of Cool Things To Do With Stinging Nettles

A Collection Of Cool Things To Do With Stinging Nettles Stinging nettles have been around from the begging of time, they hurt us a kid but these green wild plants can actually be very useful in the kitchen. Here is something that I have just found out today! Stinging nettles actually have a similar flavor to …

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Top Secret Irrigation Tips for Your Garden

Top Secret Irrigation Tips for Your Garden Learn the secret to Having a great garden today! The only trouble is that it’s not as easy as you may think! I have fallen in love with a gardening website and I want to share it with you today. Mike from mikesbackyardnursery.com has spent all of his life …

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Beneficial Insects You Want In Your Garden

Beneficial Insects You Want In Your Garden See what Beneficial Insects You Want In Your Garden. Let mother nature take care of the bad insects and welcome these weird and freaky bugs into your garden this year When we think of bugs we always think of bad things. I was the same until I found out …

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How To Become Your Own Grocery Store

How To Become Your Own Grocery Store Becoming your own grocery store is easier than you may think. Very rewarding and a great way to become self-sufficient and save a lot of cash by doing this. I am sharing this article from a great source because I think this topic is always looked upon as …

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DIY Vertical Garden Planter from a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel

DIY Vertical Garden Planter from a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel This great DIY Vertical Garden Planter can help you grow a lot of food or plants in a small space. This project is easy, cheap and great fun. All you need to make these are an old plastic 55 gallon drum (be sure that no chemicals …

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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! This entire pesticide will eventually break down and be reduced to nothing, so it is OK to eat any herbs or vegetables that are growing. This is mainly …

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What To Start Planting In March

What To Start Planting In March I get a lot of messages asking what you can plant in March, so here are some great tips to help you along. It’s the perfect time to start working on your Spring gardening plans, even though Spring doesn’t officially start until much later in the month. Much of …

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