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5 Uses for Autumn Leaves On The Homestead

5 Uses for Autumn Leaves On The Homestead

For many, autumn leaves are just another seasonal chore! But this resource can be so much more. Try out these 5 uses for autumn leaves on the homestead, or even for your suburban garden! 5 Uses For Autumn Leaves On The Homestead - 1 - Mulch Rake up the leaves and distribute them on the ground around the base of your ...

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5 Things You Should Do In The Fall On The Homestead

5 Things You Should Do In The Fall On The Homestead

The seasons change and our routines on the homestead change with it. As summer winds down and we enter fall, or autumn as we call it in my part of the world, we can put in some time to reflect and plan. Fall on the homestead is by no means a rest period, but does give you some down time for some important tasks. ...

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Planning A Home Vegetable Garden

Planning A Home Vegetable Garden

Planning a home vegetable garden requires a strategy, in order to be successful! Having a plan will also allow you to structure the garden to your location, the time you have to spend tending to your garden and what vegetables to plant. The type of garden we will discuss in planning a home vegetable garden will be ...

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Growing A Home Vegetable Garden

Growing A Home Vegetable Garden

Growing a home vegetable garden is not only a rewarding hobby, but enables you to be more self-sufficient and eat healthier. Many people do not even consider growing a home vegetable garden because they have a few misconceptions about the undertaking. This post is the introduction to a mini series of posts on how ...

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Benefits of Owls On The Homestead

Benefits of Owls On The Homestead

Some disturbing events over the last week have prompted me to write this post on the benefits of owls on the homestead. The events that unfolded were, to my thinking, unbelievable that these mindsets are still around in our modern society! I received a call from a friend who lives on a farm a few hours drive from ...

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3 More Homemade Remedies For Organic Pest Control

3 More Homemade Remedies For Organic Pest Control

Organic pest control is the way to go when trying to protect our veggies from pest attack. Natural pest remedies are healthier for the plant, us who consume the produce and long term for the environment! These 3 homemade organic pest control remedies are some more natural products you can try. You can also try out ...

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5 Tips To Grow Peas In Your Garden

5 Tips To Grow Peas In Your Garden

Choosing to grow peas in your vegetable garden is a good choice. Peas are packed with power for both you and your garden! Growing peas helps rejuvenate your soil by fixing nitrogen back into soils where nitrogen is depleted. It is good practice to grow peas or beans in a soil after a root crop such as beetroot or ...

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3 Easy Tips Towards A Sustainable Lifestyle

3 Easy Tips Towards A Sustainable Lifestyle

Living a sustainable lifestyle is choosing to make changes in your lifestyle to reduce the negative impact you have on the environment and ultimately on the planet! In a previous post of ours on What Is Sustainable Living, we mentioned that it is wise to make changes towards a sustainable lifestyle in small steps. ...

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What Is Three Sisters Planting?

What Is Three Sisters Planting?

Three sisters planting is an ancient method of companion planting that was first used by Native Americans. This is a great example of companion planting and maximizes the use of space and symbiotic relationships between certain plants. Three sisters planting is also sometimes called trio planting. Who Are The Three ...

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What Is Sustainable Living?

What Is Sustainable Living?

Many people have a misconception about what sustainable living is. Sustainable living does not mean you have to give up a modern lifestyle and live out in the backwoods! What it does mean is a change in mindset as a consumer, to benefit your own health and that of the planet. How To Make A Change Towards Sustainable ...

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Sunforce 82080 80-LED Solar Motion Light

Sunforce 82080 80-LED Solar Motion Light

Lighting in the off-grid lifestyle can be a challenge, particularly security lighting. The Sunforce Solar Motion Light is an ideal solution to the problem! You will find that often, a big problem with an alternative energy source, such as solar, is getting the generated energy to where you need it. Internal ...

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7 Tips For Water Wise Vegetable Gardening

7 Tips For Water Wise Vegetable Gardening

As responsible veggie gardeners that care about the planet, we need to concern ourselves with conserving water. Implementing water wise practices will teach us to maximize yield with minimal resources. It will also ensure that our veggie growing activities don’t adversely impact the environment. There are a number ...

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