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Landscaping With Food To Save Money And Live Healthier

Landscaping With Food To Save Money And Live Healthier -- It's easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to add beauty to your landscape. Curb appeal is important, especially if you're planning to sell your home.  But by landscaping with food you can have a bit of both worlds: a beautiful lawn and food for the family.

It’s easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to add beauty to your landscape. Curb appeal is important, especially if you’re planning to sell your home.  But by landscaping with food you can have a bit of both worlds: …

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Creating a Hidden Urban Survival Garden

The spring time is nearly here! Soon you will be looking out on pristine planted rows of gardens.

Gardens are responsible for bringing those crunch fresh peas in spring, those ruby red tomatoes in the summer and those delicious round squash in the fall.   If you spend lots of time creating a wonderful gardenscape in the spring you …

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How to Build a Simple Raised Bed

How to Build a Simple Raised Bed - This raised bed is model after the square foot gardening method. You will find that building your own raised bed is very cheap and easy to build. These little beds will change your gardening resume. I was growing food before raised beds but now I am growing multiple plants to excess.

Are you paying attention to your growing soil? There are a lot of things that can happen to soil in a short time. If you aren’t paying attention to the PH and the condition of your soil you might be …

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How To Build a Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Garden

How To Build a Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Garden — Aquaponics, is a food production system that combines conventional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as snails, fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. In normal aquaculture, excretions from the animals being raised can accumulate in the water, increasing toxicity.

Aquaponics is a food production system that combines conventional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as snails, fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. In normal aquaculture, excretions from the animals being …

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Storing Vegetables Without A Root Cellar

Storing Vegetables Without A Root Cellar — Most people think that if you don't have a root cellar, you can't store vegetables long term. That simply isn't true! Each vegetable can be stored for longer than normal with just a few tweaks here and there, depending on which vegetables you want to store.

Once you are out of the food you are a prisoner. Just remember that. If we have reached a point where the S has truly hit the fan than things are going to get out of hand. Food is going …

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A Beginners Guide to the Preppers Journey

What makes a prepper? This is a very interesting question that deserves some consideration.

What makes a prepper? This is a very interesting question that deserves some consideration. In the early days prepping is little more than a checklist. Its a list of things that you are terrified about. You are nervous and scared …

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Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them - Food storage is my families top priority it always has been and probably always will be. I feel pretty confident that in 5 years we will be spending minimal on our groceries.

Knowing where our food comes from gives us confidence in its quality, plus you can save money each year through gardening and food storage efforts. There is another benefit, which is the utter convenience of having a self-provisioned home. Food storage …

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages — The whole plant is medicinal as an alternative, antibacterial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, stomachic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary. A cold water infusion of the freshly chopped or dried and powdered leaves makes a refreshing beverage, while a weak infusion of the plant can be used as a medicinal eye wash for sties and pinkeye

The title of this article might sound like a serious claim. You might even wonder if its clickbait. The truth is you can grow one powerful little plant that will double as an absorbent and antibacterial bandage.  There is a …

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How to Grow Multiple Different Fruits on One Tree

How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree - Now is the time to get grafting different fruits to one base tree so you can have a brilliant variety of fruits from one main tree! Sound like science fiction but you honestly can do this, it’s really easy and once you do one, you will want to do more!

Grow multiple fruits on one tree… This is known as “grafting”. Imagine having one tree with 2, 3, or 4 different fruits growing from it! This is great for people with smaller gardens who want to have all the same …

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The Cheapest DIY Tomato Cages

How To Build The Ultimate Tomato Cage For Under $2 - Nobody ever said growing your own food was going to be easy but that doesn’t mean it should be expensive and this DIY tomato and pepper cage proves that.

The garden is sprouting and you can see those little seedlings and plants starting to take a place of their own in the soil. What comes next is radical growth and you must be prepared for that.  If you are …

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