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    Backyard Homestead ~ Natures Bounty

    Backyard Homestead ~ Natures Bounty

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    What to grow when to plant it

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    Share This Page: Please be sure to Join our email list and receive all our latest tutorials daily – free! Photos – © visuall2, Anna-Mari West, Carly Hennigan – Lavender is a very popular evergreen herb that is native to the Mediterranean, South-western Europe and neighbouring parts of Africa and Asia. It has been [...]

    How To Grow Your Own Lavender - Herbs Info

    The Homestead Survival | How To Create A Butterfly Feeder | thehomesteadsurvi...

    How To Create A Butterfly Feeder | The Homestead Survival

    The Homestead Survival | Build a Vertical Clay Pot Tower Planter For Flowers and Herbs | thehomesteadsurvi... Gardening & Homesteading

    Vertical Clay Pot Tower Planter For Flowers and Herbs | The Homestead Survival

    Sprouted Onions In Yogurt Containers

    5 Clever Ways To Turn Old Containers Into An Indoor Garden

    Small-Space Gardening/Urban Gardening

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    The Homestead Survival | How To Build A Corner Tiered Herb Garden | DIY Project - Gardening - thehomesteadsurvi...

    How To Build A Corner Tiered Herb Garden | The Homestead Survival

    How To Make A Worm Compost Bin For Less Than $5 |

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    Irish Spring and a cheese grater. Apparently squirrels hate the smell of the soap, so they'll stay out of your garden. as well as deer and mice.

    the cape on the corner: those furry little...

    20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

    20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)

    Time to throw away those flimsy wire tomato cages and make some of these beautiful sturdy ones!

    {Ella Claire}: DIY Tomato Cage | Sturdy and Inexpensive

    Homemade Drying Rack

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    The ‘Indigo Rose’ is a new, strangely-colored variety of tomato. The fruit is jet black on the outside and juicy purple-red on the inside. These colors might not sound very appealing, but black tomatoes are supposed to be very tasty, and most importantly, rich in antioxidants. Indigo Rose is a cross-breed between red and purple tomatoes, and is the latest ‘superfood’ to hit the market.

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    Beautiful Flowers: Plant a bunch of giant allium flowers to make your backyard look like something out of Dr. Seuss.

    Totally Awesome Do-It-Yourself Backyard Ideas For This Summer

    When to Plant

    When to Plant - Darling Stuff

    Crush your eggshells and put them in the bottom of planting holes in the garden - Two really cool reasons: 1) A lot of veggies (tomatoes, peppers, etc...) need calcium to achieve full flavor potential and a lot of soil (in america especially) is lacking in calcium... this is a GREAT way to supplement 2) They deter Slugs and Snails from eating your seedlings at the root. They have soft undersides and can't slither across anything sharp.

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    Vegetable boxes incorporated into small yard

    How to Best Maximize Your Garden in 10 Steps | gardening tools

    The best fountain secret in the world . . . who knew Hydrogen Peroxide was an awesome fountain cleaner all this time? And almost magic in the way it works. I have seen it clear a green and murky fountain to crystal clear water in 24 hours. It does not hurt the wildlife either, because it turns into oxygen by the time those 24 hours are up!

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    Shade container garden

    Containers With Pizazz ! Not Your Ordinary Container!

    Vertical Garden - Great for Small Space Gardening

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    Plants that repel mosquitoes

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    How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) - you can always have fresh garlic!

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    Did you know that you can grow another complete celery stalk from the bottom piece that you cut off and throw away? This is new to me, too, but I have been doing it this year and it works! I use a lot of celery when cooking and I hope to save quite a bit by re-growing it throughout the spring and summer.

    Re-Growing Celery | Farm Bell Recipes

    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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    seed packet storage in small photo album... great idea!!

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