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Why You Should Braid Your Onions Like a Pioneer Woman

Have you heard of braiding onions? It’s sort of like French braiding hair: take a dozen or so onions that still have their stalks attached, and, starting with three, gradually work more in as you go. The result is a beautiful, natural chain of onions that can be hung in your kitchen and taken from as needed. Braided onions aren’t just aesthetically pleasing; the technique of braiding and hanging them provides better air circulation around the onions than storing in a bin.

Eliminate Mold and Mildew Naturally!

Eliminate Mold and Mildew Naturally! - Farmers’ Almanac

Get rid of stubborn, unsightly mold and mildew without resorting to toxic chemicals!

Mom with a PREP | 101+ Dehydrating Recipes for Food Storage, Hiking and Paleo Diets - build up your food storage for emergency preparedness with these great recipes.

101+ Dehydrating Recipes for Food Storage, Hiking and Paleo Diets

Mom with a Prep | 101+ Dehydrating Recipes for Food Storage, Hiking and Paleo Diets - build up your food storage for emergency preparedness with these great recipes.

Dehydrator Recipe Roundup- 20 recipes that use your dehydrator for everything from cayenne beef jerky from a roast to sweet-tart dried kiwi to homemade yogurt! Preserve the harvest and provide healthy snacks at the same time!

Dehydrator Recipe Roundup- 20 recipes that use your dehydrator for everything from cayenne beef jerky from a roast to sweet-tart dried kiwi to homemade yogurt! Preserve the harvest and provide healthy snacks at the same time!

Getting Started Homesteading - Articles for Beginners Featuring Homesteading Basics

Homesteading - What the Modern Homesteader Needs to Know

Homesteading - Become more self-reliant with gardening, food storage, homestead animals, home remedies, recipes, solar, preparedness and more.

Almost everyone has heard of “fiddlehead ferns,” the young fern wild edible, turn gourmet vegetable can be found across much of North America in the mid to late springtime. Few wild edibles are so easily spotted, convenient and tasty, or so widely available. They are high in fiber, vitamin C, vitamin A, and omega-3 fatty acids. Fiddleheads can be a part of a healthy everyday diet, you don’t have to wait for a survival situation to enjoy them.

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Fiddlehead Ferns, How to Make Them Food that you can, enjoy, depend on, and store safely. Includes a fiddlehead fern canning recipe!

Tapmytrees.com is a great site for beginners.  It walks you through the steps on tapping your trees for maple syrup.

Home - Tap My Trees - Maple Sugaring for the Hobbyist - Maple Syrup Products

A big part of making your own maple syrup is taking the time to boil down the sap.  This Youtube video shows you how to make a homemade maple syrup evaporator - a large unit to cook the syrup.

Maple Syrup Evaporator Home Made

Thanks for watching MiWilderness.

Learn how to collect maple sap and make your own homemade maple syrup.  It tastes great and saves money!

Recycle and old palette and grow yummy organics for the family.  Check out some recipes to go along with your harvest at www.aditalang.com

Try a Wood Pallet Project - DIY - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Try a Wood Pallet Project | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

A couple in Vermont has created potting sheds, a greenhouse, replaced flooring and more from repurposed wood pallets.

How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter. Perfect for me, and not my slugs   ;)

How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter • Lovely Greens

How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter. Perfect for me, and not my slugs ;)

vertical garden wall

Europlanters

Five troughs mounted on a steel frame - are \nideal for small vegetables, flowering\nplants and herbs. The Garden Wall\ncan be used inside and out.

DIY Garden Bed

DIY Garden Posts

LoveThisPic offers DIY Garden Posts pictures, photos & images, to be used on Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Twitter and other websites.

If you don’t have space for a garden, you still have a few options–they can be grown in pots on a balcony, in flower beds and even hanging baskets. They generally produce fruit for two or three years so you can enjoy them again and again.

Love Strawberries? Why Not Clear A Patch & Plant Some!

If you'd like to get your kiddos interested in growing food, strawberries are just the ticket! They bear juicy, red fruit that nearly everyone loves and are pretty easy to manage. If you don't have space for a patch outside, you still have a few options--they can be grown in…