GENERAL GARDENING

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to…

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7 Ways To Keep Snakes Out of Your Home and Garden

Though they are usually harmless, snakes trigger a deep-rooted fear in most people unmatched by any other type of animal. Even other wild animals identify snakes as a special kind of threat; many species have…

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10 DIY Patio and Garden Swings

If you have a garden, back or front yard, a vacant porch, or patio, why not decorate it with a swing. I love to sit outside in the evening, especially when the weather is good. You…

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20 Creative Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in Your Home and Garden

The humble cinder block they are relatively easy to come by and incredibly versatile, these hunks of concrete can do great things. From modern outdoor planter walls to industrial coffee tables. As you can see, they’re perfect…

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Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Adding trees to your property is “organically” a good idea – meaning, it is one essential “part” of the “whole” that makes up homestead living. Without the best choices, something is missing. The four main things…

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4 Ways To Remove Tree Stumps

Tree stumps can be referred to as the esthetic blemishes present in the garden landscape. The systems used to remove any tree stump depends largely on the size and age of the tree. Luckily, there…

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How to Grow and use Mint

HOW TO GROW MINT Mint plants are hardy perennials that seem to have a will to take over the world. The plants spread fast and can be a nuisance if left unchecked. Be sure to…

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