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DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels

DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels Don’t spend your hard earned cash on a hand pump for a well or rain barrel when you can make a better one at home for half the price. I have made tens of these over the years and they work great. In an emergency water …

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5 Garden Crops You Need To Grow That Give The Most Protein

5 Garden Crops You Need To Grow That Give The Most Protein We all should know by now that protein is the building blocks of life. Proteins have many different jobs within the body. The body uses proteins for energy. Protein is also used as an enzyme, which starts reactions within the body, including metabolism, and gene …

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How to Build a Self Watering Rain Gutter Grow System

How to Build a Self Watering Rain Gutter Grow System Learn how to make a self watering rain gutter grow system. Be the envy of your neighbors and grow the best vegetables with minimal effort and watering on your part! Larry from YouTube shows us how. Having a garden is every preppers dream. Some are …

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35 Unexpected Things To Add To Your Compost Pile

35 Unexpected Things To Add To Your Compost Pile Starting a compost pile is one of the best things you can do for your garden and the environment. Every piece of garbage that goes into the pile instead of the dumpster saves valuable landfill space and adds much needed nutrients to your soil. Once you …

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Ultimate Summer Vegetable Recipes

Ultimate Summer Vegetable Recipes It’s summer and it’s growing season… Check out these ultimate summer vegetables recipes from your garden out. If you are growing your own vegetables this year and find yourself cooking the same dishes over and over again, this awesome list of summer vegetable recipes is for you. Vegetables are expensive from …

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Laundry To Landscape Grey-water Hack

Laundry To Landscape Grey-water Hack   I think this is a perfect project for many of us that want to save money and recycle laundry water 🙂 We all waste water. Well, with this hack you can use the water from your laundry to water your garden 🙂 Save gallons upon gallons of water. The hose …

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The Most Efficient Use of Water in the Garden

The Most Efficient Use of Water in the Garden A properly watered garden is one step closer to being a healthy garden. However, there are many ways to water a garden and some will not only save you time and labor, but will also help conserve water. The following is a comprehensive list of irrigation …

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DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain

DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain Sometimes we just need a little color in our life, this easy frugal project is just pure awesomeness. Kids will love to do this with you too. You can buy wood stain from the hardware store and be fine with it until you read whats in it… Nasty chemicals that could …

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How To Build Your Own Pergola (and Save Thousands!)

How To Build Your Own Pergola (and Save Thousands!)  A pergola will barely protect you from the sun and will provide zero protection from rain, wind or snow. So, why build it? Because a pergola adds a unique and beautiful element to your garden and it’s just the thing to bring your back yard landscaping to life. Consider …

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37 Awesome Landscaping Ideas To Make Your Garden The Best In Town

37 Awesome Landscaping Ideas To Make Your Garden The Best In Town Are you sick and tired of looking at the same old garden year after year? Do you want to have a little bit of paradise at your home? I have found 37 awesome ideas and projects that will make your garden the envy …

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