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5 Ways to Reuse Household Items in the Garden

Recycling and being self-sufficient are two important elements to becoming more green and reducing our impact on the planet. Being able to repurpose household items in the garden is a great way to use the things that we would otherwise discard and give them new life. Being creative with what we already have around the […]

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7 DIY Insect Sprays For Your Garden

DIY Insect Spray

Insects in the garden can become very destructive if they are not dealt with properly, and can settle into a plot and be very hard to remove later. It is important to figure out what pest is attacking your garden, and from that, you can create a spray to help remove them. Growing your own […]

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How To Make Pemmican – A DIY Guide

What is Pemmican? Pemmican is basically an energy bar made out of shredded jerky, dried fruit, and fat. These have been made historically by Native Americans and Homesteaders. Creating pemmican makes an energy source that has more calories and longer shelf life than jerky alone. Pemmican shelf life is very long, because it has very […]

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10 Ingenious DIY Mosquito and Fly Traps

DIY Mosquito Traps

Building your own Mosquito and Fly Trap is simple, easy, and can be made with supplies and tools that most of us have at home.

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DIY Rocket Stove Heater

rocket stove heater

What is a Rocket Stove? A rocket stove or rocket mass heater is a remarkable way to heat your home, garage or any other space. It also works very well for cooking food. A rocket stove is highly efficient. It’s fueled by small diameter pieces of wood placed vertically into a burning chamber. The wood […]

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15 Free Root Cellar Plans DIY

Garbage Can Root Cellar

What is a Root Cellar A root cellar is an underground room or storage area used for keeping foods at a constant, cool, and low humidity environment for extended periods of time. This is much like what takes place in an underground cave. Whether the temperature at ground level is swelteringly hot or well below […]

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15 Free Greenhouse Plans DIY

Free Grennhouse Plans

You don’t have to spend a small fortune to build the greenhouse you always wanted. We have found 15 of the best free greenhouse plans available.

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