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DIY Compost

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Compost is more than simply piles of scraps from the kitchen table. In fact, if it doesn’t have green clippings, dry browns (like dried leaves), and microorganisms, then it’s not going to break down to the ideal compost for your garden. The videos provide excellent tutorials on making your own compost. How to Make Compost Make […]

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DIY Compost Barrels

Compost barrels are an excellent way to produce your own compost for your garden and yard. After reviewing dozens of designs, instructions, and videos, this video from Homesteadonomics is my favorite. It’s super easy to build, minimal parts list, no intensive labor, and a leaves you with a good looking composting tumbler. For this project […]

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Winterizing Your Garden

Winterizing Your Garden

Did you know Winterizing Your Garden is important for the Spring? Now that winter is coming, it is time to prepare your garden to ensure that you will have a healthy, vibrant garden the next growing season. I found this article at Better Homes and Gardens with some really good tips on what to do to prepare […]

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DIY: Rainwater Collection System

Today’s DIY comes to you from the folks at Wikihow.They did a great job of step-by-step photos. We recommend that your drinking water storage NOT come from rain water catchment for many reasons…one of them being that intergalactic aliens might have used that water as a wash basin without leaving a note. There are PLENTY […]

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