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11 Ways to Protect Your Garden in Harsh Summer Weather

Summer is a season that is harsh for not only for humans but also for plants and crops. The scorching heat and dehydrate the plants that can lead to damage. Some plants even die due to excess heat and dehydration. Every gardener and farmer try to water their gardens...

Having Outdoor Space That’s Fun and Functional

Create an indoor and outdoor space you love. Use these tips to build or re-design your porch or patio so you can enjoy every minute in the sun. You might have a few chairs, maybe you even have a larger sectional that can help you seat more friends and family...

What Are The Best Annuals That Attract Hummingbirds

A family with a lot of diversity, hummingbirds are little dynamo species fluttering in and out of sight. They are truly remarkable and fascinating to watch as they dash in and out of garden lush with gardens. How can you attract hummingbirds to your garden? What...

12 Essential Gardening Tools for the Beginner

The 12 essential gardening tools you cannot do without if you intend to start a successful garden. Having these tools in your shed is the first step to becoming an avid gardener by making your work easier and enjoyable. Read on to find out why they are essential.

The Ultimate Guide Using Mushroom Compost

Mushroom compost is the compost used and generated during the process of growing mushrooms. As well as being suitable for fungi, it also makes an excellent organic compost for a variety of vegetables, fruits and flowers, and is perfect for plants which require a lot of water, as it retains moisture.

Best Dehydrator Recipes

Dehydration is the best way to store food for the long-term. We scoured our favorite homesteading sites to find the best recipes for the foods you’re most likely to want to preserve.

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5 Easy to Grow Mosquito Repelling Plants

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