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How to Make Homemade, Non-Toxic Mosquito Repellent That Works!

Especially during this time of the year, mosquitoes seem to enjoy visiting our yards and gardens, so repelling them can easily become our top priority. The Environmental Protection Agency reports that there are over 3,000 different species of mosquitoes in…

How to Dry Fresh Herbs at Home – Two Ways!

Drying fresh herbs at home has many benefits, and it’s so easy there’s really no reason not to! Drying your own herbs is certainly more cost effective than buying them at the grocery store, but there are other benefits too.…

6 Reasons To Stop Digging Your Garden + How To Get Started

Now is the season to stop treating your backyard garden as a mini-farm and end the backbreaking work of digging once and for all. Not only will your gardening “work” be more fun, you’ll end up working less hard too…

8 Beautiful Purple Flowering Shrubs

If your favorite color is purple, then spruce up your yard with purple shrubs. You can find great choices that will help you create a privacy row at your home to block your neighbor’s landscaping. You can also use them…

Homemade Mosquito, Fly & Bug Repellent That Works Like Crazy

Four thieves vinegar is a concoction of vinegar infused with herbs, spices or garlic. It was believed to have protected users from the Great Plague during the medieval period. Herbal vinegar infusions are used around the world for various aliments and have…

15 Creative Cinder Block Raised Garden Beds

Looking for new ideas for your garden? Check out these raised garden beds built with cinder blocks that you can use in your garden today! Cinder blocks are a common item that you see, but they often do not have…

10 Beautiful Bold Red Annuals For your Garden

Do you absolutely love gardening? Are you passionate about your garden? Why not show it by adding in some gorgeous red annual flowers this year? Red is a gorgeous color, one that can’t help but draw the eye and turn…

10 Beautiful White Flowering Perennials

White is a delicate, lovely color that is associated with purity, goodness, innocence, and perfection. White is also said to go with absolutely everything. This may be one of the reasons why white flowers are prized by gardeners, with their…

Aquaponics: How You Can Grow 10 Times The Food In Half The Time

Aquaculture is the farming of fish and other aquatic life while growing plants in a nutrient solution instead of regular soil is called hydroponics. Aquaponics combines these two methods of food generation into one. The Aztec Indians that lived over…

How to Grow Sacks Full Of Potatoes Even If You Have No Space

Strangely, potatoes often seem to get overlooked when it comes to growing a vegetable garden. Apparently, some are under the impression that there’s really no reason to grow them as they’re fairly inexpensive to buy, and, after all, how much…