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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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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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9 Things To Do To Prepare For Hard Times

9 Things To Do To Prepare For Hard Times Being truly prepared is more than just stocking up on beans, rice, and toilet paper. You cannot just go to the store and buy a bucket of food, another bucket of first aid supplies, and a couple survival books then declare yourself prepared for emergencies. When …

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Homemade Flea Powder

Homemade Flea Powder This homemade, cheap flea powder works for Flea, Tick, Ant, Mites, Fly, Mosquito and other Insect Repellent. Stop using the harsh chemicals and use a more natural approach which works just as well as the store bought products. With spring, comes all the insects, the pollen, the flowers, the leaves, and the …

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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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Grain House Bins as Alternative Small Housing?

Grain House Bins as Alternative Small Housing? I’m pretty sure this could work for my family and I. From a distance they will look like a regular old grain bin and because of that if SHTF people may just move on by. As a regular tiny house this would work really well too. The bins …

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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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55 Gallon Metal Drum Project Ideas

55 Gallon Metal Drum Project Ideas With the warmer weather here that means more time can be spent outside enjoying the sun and the fresh spring air! For me, the warmer weather signals DIY time. I have been cooped up all winter and my hands are itching to get busy! I have many 55 gallon …

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