Gardening

Strawberry Tops- 5 Amazing Uses + Bonus Video

Strawberry Tops- 5 Amazing uses and a bonus video! Are strawberry tops safe to eat? Not only are they safe to eat but they are full of vitamins and here are 5 ways to use them! Have you been throwing the best part of the strawberry away all these years? Well maybe not the best…

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3 Easy Ways to Dehydrate Herbs Without a Dehydrator

3 Ways to Dehydrate Herbs Without a Dehydrator.Drying herbs has to be one of the easiest things to do to preserve your harvest and save money. You can use your dehydrated herbs for: gifts, tea blends, spice mixes, potpourri and so much more. I love projects that take very little time and effort but have big…

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Edible Landscape Edging- Quick & Easy

Quick & Easy Edible Landscape Edging I should have added Cheap to the title as well because this little gardening idea is about the most affordable and attractive landscape edging you can do. The bonus? It is edible! How many people can claim that their landscape edging is edible? I used leaf lettuce for this…

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Rodent Repellent: DIY Critter-Ridder Recipe

  Rodent Repellent: DIY Critter-Ridder Recipe Are critters making a meal out of your home? Do they get into your trash? Do your birds go hungry because some varmint eats their seeds? Do deer eat your prized flowers and garden? As contractors (and someone who lives in an all cedar, squirrel-buffet house) we see critters…

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How to be Like Johnny Appleseed- and why you need to!

How to be Like Johnny Appleseed- and why you need to! To say I admire the life of John Champan would be a huge understatement. He lived the life that we are striving everyday to achieve. Who is John Chapman? You might know him better as Johnny Appleseed. John was from a different time but…

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DIY Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker: plant for pollinators

DIY Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker; planting for pollinators As a beekeeper and a avid gardener, I realize the importance for both (plants and bees) in my existence. But not just my existence, that of the human race as well. Almost 90 percent of the world’s flowering species require insects or other animals for pollination. What will…

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Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DIY Gifts

Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DYI Gifts Preserve a part of your garden (or your neighbors garden) by making Santa’s out of dried okra, this adorable Santa is sure to generate conversation. You can share with friends about your garden and  your favorite okra recipe, they will think about you every time they hang this cute…

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Everything Garlic: Growing, Cooking and Medicine

Garlic has to be one of the favorites of both the culinary and medicinal world. It has been in use for over 5000 years and it’s popularity is growing stronger than ever. I’m not sure if that is due in part of the Twilight series becoming so popular or the ever-increasing amount of antibiotic resistant…

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