Get rid of raccoons with Epsom salts

Get rid of raccoons A few tablespoons of Epsom salt spread around your garbage cans will deter the raccoons, who don’t like the taste of the stuff.

Self made Miracle Grow. Put 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt, & 1 Tbs. Sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. Or dissolve 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt into 1 Gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,and all other veggies. For plants you have planted in ground or pots sprinkle Epsom Salt on top of the dirt/potting soil and water well. See Link for other ideas.

Who doesn't want to save money on chicken feed? In this session of What The Cluck?! you'll learn 8 ways to save money on chicken feed. From FrugalChicken:

Chicken coop idea

How to raise mealworms (Tenebrio molitor) THE ONE CONTAINER EASY METHOD!!! The one we started!!

Amish Whitewashing: Mixing whitewash to paint the inside of the chicken coop. It's non-toxic, and kills bacteria & insects. It's not a paint, it's a water, salt, & hydrated lime solution that you apply yearly.

Alternative Gardning: Rooting hydrangea cuttings

Layer or Liar? How do you know if your chicken is still laying eggs? With the price of feed going dramatically up for us in the winter, it’s really important for us to know if our hens are really laying still. I *could* go outside, watch for each one to enter the nesting box, wait… [read more]

Keeping snakes out of the chicken coop/duck house.

10 Tips for Happy Chickens!

'Holistic Trinity' of healthy chickens: Apple Cider Vinegar, Garlic and Diatomaceous Earth

armoire chicken coop

Epsom Salt / Green Gardening Why Epsom Salt works well

20 Great tips to save money and time around the farmstead! These ideas will be useful for even the experienced homesteader! #homesteading #selfreliance

the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season. Hmmm, I really should try this.

As you plant, put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole. Plants will grow larger, leafier and greener. 4(epsom salts) to 1(sugar) ratio.

Epsom salts make the best and easiest fertilizer. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

DIY Chicken Coop Corner - also useful for raised bed animal protection

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Garden Naturally & Effectively - ants, aphids, slugs, spider mites, deer, raccoons, cats, and squirrels. Also includes a recipe for "mystery bugs"