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Gardening
Gardening

3 Pruning Tips for Different Types of Plants

Not all plants need to be pruned, but those who do have different times and specifications. Sometimes it can be hard to determine what those specifications are. Here are some pruning tips from Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico Month by Month Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

Turn Your Raised Bed Garden into a Mini Hoop House

So you’ve built and installed your own raised bed, and your garden is flourishing beautifully. With success comes the inevitable question: Can we do even more? Thanks to Tara Nolan’s book, Raised Bed Revolution, the answer here is YES. You Read More

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Home Repair + Improvement
Home Repair + Improvement

Make a Portable Wine Rack from a 5-Gallon Bucket

Whether you’re going over the river and through the woods for the holidays, or you’re just visiting next door for a potluck dinner, wine is a welcome win-win refreshment to bring along. Thanks to Chris Peterson’s 5-Gallon Bucket Book, Read More

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Pets + Animals
Pets + Animals

DIY Dog Grooming: What Brush Should I Use For My Dog?

In an ideal world, given the right information and experience, nobody would be able to groom your dog better than you. There will always be benefits to taking your dog to a professional groomer, but no matter how professional and caring Read More

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Home Repair + Improvement
Home Repair + Improvement

The Basics of Interior Painting

Painting a wall or two is the do-it-yourself task that almost everyone has attempted. And there's really no reason not to do your own interior painting—unless you have one of those twenty-five foot foyers—it's all close at hand and requires Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

How to Plant and Grow Spinach

When you hear the word spinach, what image pops into your mind? From salads to Popeye’s muscles and everything in between, versatility is the key word when talking about spinach. It can be eaten raw, steamed, added to pasta dishes, and used Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

How to Make a Classic Glass Bowl Terrarium

It’s no wonder that terrariums are darlings of the garden world: they feature beautiful plants on a petite scale; they’re artful additions to any space; and they make perfect gifts any time of year. Being smack dab in the dead of winter, Read More

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Home Repair + Improvement
Home Repair + Improvement

How to Change a Chop Saw Blade

A chop saw is a tool used for many different things. One purpose is to cut metal when welding. It is important to keep a nice, sharp blade on the chop. It is also important to be careful and safe when changing the blade. Here is step by Read More

Collecting Chicken Eggs, from Barnyard Kids by Dina Rudick
Pets + Animals
Pets + Animals

The Quick Guide to Collecting Chicken Eggs

When people think about raising chickens, they usually have one thing on their minds: farm fresh eggs. Raising chickens for their eggs can seem intimidating at first, but you'll get the hang of it in no time. This quick guide to collecting Read More

flower house
Gardening
Gardening

4 Tips for Building the Perfect Fairy House

Fairy houses are built in and from nature. When building it is important to keep nature in mind. You can find great materials by looking around the woods, the park, or even your backyard. You never know when you will find the perfect place Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

Starting Seeds in February

February is still the middle of winter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t think about your garden! February is a good time to continue planning and maybe start a few seeds inside. Seeding inside is a great way get things started and can help Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

How to Make Bamboo Bundle Planter

Real bamboo makes a great planter for many reasons. It can be used in its natural form, it is relatively decay resistant, and does well when exposed to outside conditions. Bamboo is also fairly easy to work with. Here are the steps to Read More