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Gentry Homestead Ideas

Gentry Homestead Ideas

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Yearly Home Maintenance Checklist. Good idea ;-)

Well WaterBoy Products | Products for off grid living, deep well hand pumps, human powered machines

Off-Grid Products for Self-Reliance

Here's a handy guide to recognizing diseases on plant leaves.

Diseases of Plant Leaves

If you want to live off the grid, it helps to start thinking like an off-gridder. :)

Top Tips for Living Off The Grid

Water Ring. The 5-gallon reservoir prevents the dry-out that stunts growth, you can add fertilizer a little at a time to promote strong root development.

Love the porch chairs

Solar Panels on Pergola

Solar Panel Project | True Building

Growing berries is one of the easiest ways to produce nutritious home grown food! Check out our guide to getting the best crops of delicious berries year after year!

How To Grow Your Own Endless Supply Of Berries - Off-Grid

Here are 5 container gardening mistakes to avoid.

5 Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid - Simply Frugal

Top 12 Winter cold frame crops--Garden With Cold Frames to Grow More Food - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Great Bird Feeder!

Some plants that can be planted around your backyard to repel snakes naturally - Wormwood, Tulbaghia Violacea, Lemon Grass, Sarpgandha, Andrographis paniculata ][ Other common repellants - Homemade Snake Stopper (garlic mixture), Cinnamon Oil, Clove Oil, Liquid Fence (natural commercial snake repellant)

Prevent snakes in your backyard | Tsem Rinpoche

Removing rust from metal using aluminum foil and water! It really works!

Stepables: Cool ideas for plants and ground cover for your Paths and Walkways!

How To Grow Veggies In The Winter at

How To Grow Vegetables In The Winter - Empress of Dirt

When to Prune Hydrangeas so they bloom! eclecticallyvinta...

When to Prune Hydrangeas

Create Your Own Butterfly Garden

Create Your Own Butterfly Garden –

Here Are 66 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Let’s look at the reasons for soaking seeds and how to soak seeds.… By Heather Rhoades | Gardening Know How

Seed Soaking: Tips For Soaking Seeds Before Planting

Make your own mole repellent! 1/4 cup castor oil, 6 tablespoons water, 2 tablespoons liquid detergent (We use Dawn). Combine all ingredients in blender until consistency of whipped cream. Add 2 tablespoons of repellent to a regular garden watering can and then fill with warm water. Thoroughly water over areas of greatest damage. For best results apply after a rain or a thorough watering.

Mulching keeps your soil cool and moist, and can have a direct influence on yield. Have you paid attention to your mulching decisions? #gardenchat #gardentrends #ediblegarden

The Benefits of Gardening with Mulch |

potato-barrel - how to grow 100 lbs of potatoes in 4 steps

Deer Resistant and Repellent Plants

Easy tips on how to edge your lawn and plant beds like a pro

How to Edge Lawn and Plant Beds Like a Pro