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Fall Garden Ideas

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Fall gardens are fun projects that are easily started. Here are a few ideas to get the juices flowing…in case you’re still undecided on what to put in the ground in your garden. The key is to get started! “6 Gardening Hacks”

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DIY Compost

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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Homemade Butter Gadget

Homemade butter. On homemade bread. Oh, and homemade jam. Now, THAT’s bliss! I came across this product while looking for cool gadgets on Pinterest. Priced under $30, I might have to pick one or two up. But, I will admit that I fully intend to adapt it to connect to my power drill. Why spend […]

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Dry canning

Dry Canning

Dry Canning I’ve bottled peaches, jams, apple pie filling but it has never occurred to me before that I can use my Mason jars to bottle dry goods. Sure, store my rice in beans in sealed #10 cans for long term storage, but that requires special equipment to make the cans airtight. But at The […]

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Composting Basics

Composting Basics 101

Composting Basics, The Motherlode Of Organic Fertilizer In a previous post, we discussed how using organic fertilizer will help your garden yield better results. Today we will talk about the mother lode of organic fertilizers: compost. Compost is simply organic material that has been broken down so that it is no longer recognizable as anything […]

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Organic Fertilizer

Organic Fertilizer

Organic Fertilizer Now that Spring is around the corner and the Earth is waking up from it’s winter slumber, it is time to start preparing to plant your garden. Hopefully, you have some seedlings started with the help of these handy tips and tricks but the soil needs to be prepared as well. What should […]

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Home Made Yogurt

Home Made Yogurt

Home Made Yogurt By Winnie The other day a few of my neighbor friends and I got together and shared some of our home made items. I shared my liquid and dry laundry detergent recipes, someone shared how to make window cleaner, but the most popular item of the evening was the home made yogurt. […]

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