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Whitewashed the meat bird half of the Chickenhouse today, using the traditional purist blend of nothing but hydrated lime and water. The lime is a very fine powder that comes in bags. Mixing was easy. A power drill mixing attachment churned it to a thickness a bit lighter than regular paint, and then on it went with big brushes. Simple, effective, inexpensive. and approach that's time tested but has been complicated in recent decades by high tech paints etc.
Whitewash: 6-8 cups hydrated lime* (mason's) 2 cups salt 1 gallon of water - [use watered down latex paint to get a similar look for furniture.]
Companion planting guide and which plants to use to naturally repel pesky insects! FREE printable!!