Category: Gardening

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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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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33+ Genius Uses For Old Garden Hoses

33+ Genius Uses For Old Garden Hoses - Coiled and shoved into a corner somewhere to be used ‘just in case'. With the overwhelming surge of people who are into reusing and repurposing items that normally would find their way into a landfill, it is not surprising that using garden hoses for other projects would be around. What is surprising is all you can really do with them!

Most people have some kind of hose lying around, or their parents do, or you’ll see them at garage sales and the local gardening nursery. Coiled and shoved into a corner somewhere to be used ‘just in case.’  With the …

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8 Snow-Hardy Vegetables to Grow During Winter

8 Snow-Hardy Vegetables You (Really) Can Grow During Winter -

Winter will be here soon, so it’s time to start thinking about what vegetables you can grow easily in your survival garden that can make it through the harsh weather. Also, SHTF is not going to care if it’s winter …

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Automating your Garden for Efficiency

How to Build a Self Watering Rain Gutter Grow System - Watering even a small garden can be a chore, some of us just forget or literally have a hose ban stopping us from doing so in the height of summer. This awesome DIY project utilizes the use of rain gutters and 5 gallon buckets to help your garden grow.

  How you grow food will determine a large part of your daily chores if you are relying on that 100 percent. Will you be spending hours a day weeding, watering and picking? Everyone’s garden situation is different so its …

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Pros and Cons to Straw Bale Gardening

Pros and Cons to Straw Bale Gardening - There are many reasons to try straw bale gardening. Chances are you're reading this now because you either already know why you want to try it, or because you're wondering if it's a good solution for your circumstance.

There are many reasons to try straw bale gardening. Chances are you’re reading this now because you either already know why you want to try it, or because you’re wondering if it’s a good solution for your circumstance. Straw Bale …

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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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What to do With Beet Greens (Instead of Composting Them)

What to do With Beet Greens (Instead of Composting Them) - What do you do with those beet tops? Many people cut them off and throw them into the trash. This article is going to give you the best things you can do with beet tops . There are ways to turn these little leaves into something nice and tasty. You just need to learn the techniques.

Are you growing beets this year? I don’t know why you wouldn’t be. You see, the beet is an absolute monster when it comes to your health. For me, the growing of beets is all about sticking them in vinegar …

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15 Great Homesteading Projects To Make Life Easier

15 Great Homesteading Projects To Make Life Easier - Homesteading projects are not only fun, they are rewarding when they can add another element of self-sufficiency to your arsenal. All of these projects can be done using reclaimed or re-purposed materials, which allows us to flex our improvising skills!

Homesteading projects are not only fun, they are rewarding when they can add another element of self-sufficiency to your arsenal. DIY to Try has a collection of 15 homesteading project tutorials that are economical and add to the functionality of …

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How To Grow Garlic: A Step by Step Guide

How To Grow Garlic: A Step by Step Guide - Growing garlic is not just about making good tomato sauce! Fresh garlic is a powerful medicinal herb. I eat a glove whenever my stomach is acting up and send those special forces right to the gut. There is a great list of medicinal uses for garlic in this article as well. From planting, to harvesting and storing you'll get it all in this article.

One of the most exciting things about the late winter and early spring is when those little tendrils begin to emerge from the soil. If you plant your garlic in the fall you are awarded by this little show every …

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