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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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4 Homemade Organic Pesticide Alternatives

4 Homemade Organic Pesticide Alternatives

Don’t you find it frustrating when those pesky little creepy crawlies start devouring your vegetables that you have labored long and hard over? If you are like me and practice organic growing, a homemade organic pesticide is the way to go. You can never tell if a manufactured “organic” pesticide is in fact truly ...

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5 Reasons To Plant Marigolds With Vegetables

5 Reasons To Plant Marigolds With Vegetables

When you plant marigolds with vegetables, you get more than a splash of beauty in your garden. Plant them in between you vegetables in your vegetable garden and you will be surprised at the other benefits they offer! Why Plant Marigolds With Vegetables? The following characteristics of marigolds are but a few of the ...

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Companion Planting Guide

Companion Planting Guide

Companion planting is a cause of much debate. Science, true to form with things it cannot explain, looks on this practice as an old wives tale. The technical term for the practice of companion planting is Allelopathy. Science can’t explain it, but this practice has been used for centuries by gardeners and the results ...

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How To Grow Bountiful Beans

How To Grow Bountiful Beans

Beans are easy to grow, and once established, require little care. They are rewarding to grow since they produce an abundant harvest. About Beans Beans are not only easy to grow but are also beneficial to your garden. They are part of a group of plants called nitrogen fixers. These plants are able to re-introduce ...

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