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What to do with fireplace ashes

There are many more uses for fireplace ashes than I ever knew. 1. Compost bin - only a little amongst the organic matter. 2. A light layer around plants can keep slugs away. 3. A tablespoon of ash to 1000 gallons of water for a pond will keep algae down.. 4. As a fertilizer. 5. Cleaning silver. good use of ashes from firepit

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How to Compost

Making your own compost is easier than it seems! Find out how here: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/yard/compost/gardeners-gumbo/?socsrc=bhgpin040913DIYcompost

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Growing, Harvesting, and Storing Garlic

Garlic is not only an incredible culinary and medicinal plant, but is also incredibly easy to grow in your home garden! In this post, you'll find all that you need to know about growing, harvesting, and storing garlic. Homestead Honey | http://homestead-honey.com

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How To Build The Ultimate Compost Bin

DIY Ultimate Compost Bin

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How to Grow Seeds in Eggshells For Better Plants

Gardening tips: Eggshells provide the soil with calcium.

Brew compost Tea The Easy Way: Compost tea is the best fertilizer you can get, and it is totally natural and organic. Brewing this wonderful concoction yourself is an easy way to supercharge your vegetable garden.

Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms.