Adriana Copaceanu

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Freezing Tomatoes So You Can Enjoy Them Later

Freezing Tomatoes So You Can Enjoy Them Later -- It's tomato season and if you planted tomatoes you have lots of them ripening every day.  Maybe you have too many to eat now, so you're looking for ways to save them for later use. I personally prefer freezing tomatoes, because it's so easy!

It’s tomato season and if you planted tomatoes you have lots of them ripening every day.  Maybe you have too many to eat now, so you’re looking for ways to save them for later use. I personally prefer freezing tomatoes, …

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6 Ways To Safely Remove Poison Ivy From Your Property

If poison ivy ever got you, I don't need to tell you how painful and debilitating it can be. If you have children playing outdoors (and even if you don't, but you love to spend time outside), you need to learn how to safely remove poison ivy to keep your family safe.

If poison ivy ever got you, I don’t need to tell you how painful and debilitating it can be. If you have children playing outdoors (and even if you don’t, but you love to spend time outside), you need to …

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How To Kill Japanese Beetles Naturally

How To Kill Japanese Beetles Naturally -- Japanese beetles can decimate your garden in just a couple days. By the time you even know they are in your garden, there will be a lot of damage already done.

Japanese beetles can decimate your garden in just a couple days. By the time you even know they are in your garden, there will be a lot of damage already done. They love fruit  trees, grape vines, and especially roses …

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Freezing Zucchini And Squash To Save For Later

Freezing Zucchini And Squash To Save For Later -- We love harvesting zucchini and squash every day and eat as much as we possibly can. We've had it raw in salads, made zucchini noodles (also known as zoodles), zucchini bread, squash patties, sauteed, soups, etc.  You name it, we made it. But there's only so much you can eat before you get silk of it. #garden #gardening #gardeningtips #homestead #homesteading

We love harvesting zucchini and squash every day and eat as much as we possibly can. We’ve had it raw in salads, made zucchini noodles (also known as zoodles), zucchini bread, squash patties, sauteed, soups, etc.  You name it, we …

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Easy Cucumber Recipes For Summer

Most gardeners have a few cucumber plants in their garden. We have 10 of them! Not sure what we thought when we planted so many.

Most gardeners have a few cucumber plants in their garden. We have 10 of them! Not sure what we thought when we planted so many. 😛 To say they are very prolific is the understatement of the year.  So I …

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How To Remove Poison Oak From Your Yard For Good

How To Remove Poison Oak From Your Yard For Good - Many years ago, my father in law came to visit us all the way form Romania. He quickly decided he was going to surprise us by trimming an overgrown area of our garden, now knowing that there was poison oak in that grape vine.

Image Credit: Susan via Flickr Many people are very allergic to poison oak and poison ivy, requiring medical attention. Do you know how to remove poison oak from your yard for good? It might save your life (or the life …

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Growing Loofah For Food And Sponges

Growing Loofah For Food And Sponges - Many of us used one of these sponges at one time or another without knowing you can grow your own in the backyard garden. I long time ago, when I didn't know much about gardening, I thought these sponges came from the ocean, and I was a bit grossed out about them. Many people today still believe that.

Did you know that loofah gourds taste just like zucchini when they’re picked young? And when they mature, they make wonderful natural sponges you can use to clean around the house. Many of us used one of these sponges at …

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Free Garden Plans

Free Garden Plans - Once you make a list of your favorite fruits, veggies and herbs, draw up a plan to make planting easier on yourself.

If you want good food for your family no matter what, you need to grow your own food.  And to do a good job, you need to plan a garden that will fulfill your family’s needs. Take a few minutes …

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No Dig Gardening – Help Controlling Garden Weeds

No Dig Gardening - Help Controlling Garden Weeds -- Have you ever been away from home (or just too busy to get to your garden) for a week, and came home to a weed garden that hid your veggie garden? This happened to us several times, and it's such a pain to catch up with weeding! you might even be inclined to just give up on your garden.

Have you ever been away from home (or just too busy to get to your garden) for a week, and came home to a weed garden that hid your veggie garden? This happened to us several times, and it’s such …

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Trench Composting Method – The Easiest Way To Nourish Your Garden

Trench Composting Method - The Easiest Way To Nourish Your Garden - Trench composting doesn't only create compost for your garden. It also helps you get rid of kitchen scraps without sending them to the landfills. Composting couldn't get any easier.

While very rewarding, gardening is hard work. Between preparing the soil, planting your crops and keeping the weeds out, it could become a full time job. So here’s a way to feed your soil without adding extra work to your …

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