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Yearly Home Maintenance Checklist. Good idea ;-)
Monthly checklist for keeping up with home maintenance
The Homeowners Yearly Checklist - this is a simple, cut and dried list of basic home maintenance.
Home Maintenance & Cleaning / Homeowner's yearly checklist
The Homeowner's Yearly Check List
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Well WaterBoy Products | Products for off grid living, deep well hand pumps, human powered machines
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A water hand pump system that can go as far as 300 ft wells and in 6 minutes you can pump over 15 gallons a minute.
Human powered water pump
Off-Grid Products for Self-Reliance
Here's a handy guide to recognizing diseases on plant leaves.
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Not grow this LOL but "here's a handy guide to recognizing diseases on plant leaves."
Common plant diseases
Diseases of Plant Leaves (Picture).
Diseases of Plant Leaves
If you want to live off the grid, it helps to start thinking like an off-gridder. :)
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This home is down the road from me. My home has more grass and clear area around it to provide better access for sun to my solar panels, and a greater fire break if the bush catches alight during summer fire season. No shortage of wood in winter!
Living off grid
If you want to live off the grid, it helps to start thinking like an off-gridder. :) #LDS #preparedness #survivalkit
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.
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A Water Ring. Great idea! It's no longer avail. from this link but can be purchased elsewhere under "Water Ring". Outdoor Garden idea / water / tree
Water Rings Help Plants and Trees Thrive The five-gallon reservoir prevents the dry-out that stunts growth, and you can add fertilizer a little at a time to promote strong root development. Prevents setback of new plantings Holds 5 gallons of water and nutrients Prevents runoff and drought Cover with mulch if desired
Water Ring - great for our dry West Texas and water conservation!
great way to water trees! 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.
Water Ring- Recycle an old tire as a water ring.
watering without traditional irrigation. Gotta do this next spring when we plant trees in the yard.
Water Ring...I want this for my fruit trees!
Love the porch chairs
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Hanging chair swing
swing chairs in the garden
hanging chairs- outdoor space
porch swing chairs
Loving these hanging chairs on the back porch.
Diary of a House Elf
Solar Panels on Pergola
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Solar panels on pergola - what a good idea! Seems like it would blend in much better than a few random solar panels on a roof
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!
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#HowTo Grow Your Own Endless Supply Of Berries
New house berry garden
Growing berries is one of the easiest ways to produce nutritious home grown food
How To Grow Your Own Endless Supply Of Berries - Off-Grid
Here are 5 container gardening mistakes to avoid.
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Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid - Simply Frugal - we all can use reminders :)
Here are 5 container gardening mistakes to avoid. She also has a ton of different posts about container gardening including what veggies to plant, how to get started, etc.
5 Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid - Simply Frugal
Rustic landscaping steps and retaining wall...
Top 12 Winter cold frame crops--Garden With Cold Frames to Grow More Food - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS
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Cold Frames Info and dry dog food tip for composting
THE best advice about cold frame gardening. Barbara Pleasant: Garden With Cold Frames to Grow More Food - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS to grow Top 12 Winter Cold Frame Crops:• Arugula• Broccoli• Beets• Cabbage• Chard• Chinese cabbage• Green onion• Kale• Lettuce• Mustard• Radish• Spinach
cold frames 101
Great Bird Feeder!
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bird feeder - feel it belongs with flowers and gardening
Great Bird Feeder! It appears you can take your orange slice, smear peanut butter on it then the seed will stick, just take toothpicks or chopsticks for your grapes.
bird feeder - fresh fruit for winter birds comida fresca para pájaros
10 DIY Ideas to Create Amazing Bird Feeders
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)
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REPEL SNAKES - Some plants that 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)
lemon grass plant for backyard around privacy fence
Natural snake repellent
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). LEMONGRASS repels mosquitos too=win!
Prevent snakes in your backyard | Tsem Rinpoche
Removing rust from metal using aluminum foil and water! It really works!
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Removing rust from chrome school chairs for a cute dining set
Removing rust with tin foil and water
Removing rust from metal using aluminum foil and water! I'm used to using steel wool or brass wool but this works too!
Stepables: Cool ideas for plants and ground cover for your Paths and Walkways!
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Stepables: Cool ideas for plants and ground cover for your Paths and Walkways! #garden #groundcover #outdoors
Stepables: Cool ideas for plants and ground cover paths and walkways
Bottom photo for alley idea
Beautiful DIY Pathways for your garden
How To Grow Veggies In The Winter at empressofdirt.net/grow-vegetables-in-winter
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Search : winter vegetable gardening Yes, you really can grow veggies all through the winter! See how at empressofdirt.net/grow-vegetables-in-winter
growing winter veggies
How To Grow Veggies In The Winter #gardening
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How To Grow Vegetables In The Winter - Empress of Dirt
When to Prune Hydrangeas so they bloom! eclecticallyvinta...
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Prune Hydrangeas and dry hydrangeas
Just found out Hydrangeas grow in the prairies! :)
When to Prune Hydrangeas
Create Your Own Butterfly Garden
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Butterfly Gardening Plan. Flower garden.
I would love to have a butterfly garden! Butterfly Gardening Plan; Create your own Garden with this key map filled with the right plant combinations
Butterfly Gardening Plan; Create your own Garden with this key map filled with the right plant combinations #butterfly #garden #gardening #plan #idea #DIY #tips #howto #attract #butterflies #plants #plant #combinations #lawn #landscaping
Create Your Own Butterfly Garden – PinLaVie.com
Here Are 66 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers
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56 things you can grow in containers (for those with small spaces), good to know for my container garden.
Container garden ideas...
MINI -FRUIT TREE: No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers « Dr Akilah El – Celestial Healing Wellness Center
66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home InContainers how does my garden grow
Green thumb. 66 things container garden
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
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Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that significantly decreases 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.
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Mole repelant 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.
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Mulching keeps your soil cool and moist, and can have a direct influence on yield. Pine straw makes for fabulous mulch, but you have to make sure you place pine straw near acid-loving plants. In some parts of the country pine straw is an abundant free resource, and is very convenient to collect. Many acid-loving fruits and vegetables benefit from pine straw mulch, including blueberries, strawberries, garlic, tomatoes, and potatoes. A drawback to pine straw mulch is that it can be messy,
#Mulch #Gardening #infographic
Whether or not to mulch - this infographic helps you to decide.
If i ever get a house with nice yard - want a garden!!!! Mulching keeps your soil cool and moist, and can have a direct influence on yield.
The Benefits of Gardening with Mulch | Fix.com
potato-barrel - how to grow 100 lbs of potatoes in 4 steps
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Instructions for potato barrel! crazy cool garden idea!
Potato Barrel: How to Plant Potatoes - Wooden Potato Barrel - Potato Barrels - Growing Potatoes in Containersr
DIY Tutorial for a potato barrel
This looks cool! Alternative Gardening: Grow 100 pounds of potatoes in a barrel
Potato Barrel ~ How to grow 100 pounds of potatoes in 4 steps. Tutorial
How to grow 100 pounds of potatoes in 4 steps - Container gardening isn’t only for savvy urban gardeners and folks with limited space to grow, it can also be for folks who want to maximize their yields in a controlled environment. Not only does growing potatoes in a barrel reduce the amount of weeding and exposure to pests and fungi, you don’t even have to risk shovel-damage to the tender potatoes by digging them out of the ground when they’re done, just tip the container over! 4 simple steps
Deer Resistant and Repellent Plants
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deer proof vegetable garden | deer proof vegetable garden ideas 9 Deer Proof Vegetable Garden Ideas
Easy tips on how to edge your lawn and plant beds like a pro