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How to Dry & Store Herbs

How to Dry & Store Herbs

Nothing is better than harvesting your own fresh herbs right at home, but what happens when you can’t possibly use your entire harvest before it goes bad? That’s where knowing…
How to Make a Bokashi Bucket

How to Make a Bokashi Bucket

When it comes to composting with bokashi, it doesn’t get much simpler. Not only will you be able to increase the amount of food waste that you compost, but you’ll…
How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

Last week we went over why we stopped buying store brand dish detergents and started making our own. Well, this week, we’re looking at laundry products! And, guess what?! They…
How to Make Your Own Dish Detergent

How to Make Your Own Dish Detergent

When we first found out there were toxic ingredients in our dishwasher detergents and soaps, we were pretty pissed off. I mean, it’s soap! It’s supposed to be clean; not…
How to Build Raised Beds

How to Build Raised Beds

Today I’m here to share with you a few different ways to build raised garden beds no matter what your DIY skill level is. After hanging out with a few…
Getting Started with Solar Power in the Garden

Getting Started with Solar Power in the Garden

Gardening in itself is pretty cool when you think about it. You’re bringing life into existence with your bare hands! However, when you add solar power to the mix, it…
How to Re-Amend Soil for Reuse

How to Re-Amend Soil for Reuse

Over the last few months, we’ve had quite a few people asking how to go about reusing the same soil that they’ve been using. This is especially true for those…
The Basics of Canning Your Harvest at Home

The Basics of Canning Your Harvest at Home

It’s so rewarding, to be able to harvest a plant that you grew yourself with bare hands. You’ve witnessed its cycle and ability to reproduce, which is pretty awesome in…
How to Add Lime to Acidic Soil

How to Add Lime to Acidic Soil

This post is brought to you by A Green Hand. We’ve reviewed the post to ensure it meets our standards and feel you, our readers will appreciate what they have…
Using Kitchen Scraps in the Garden Even if you Don't Compost

Using Kitchen Scraps in the Garden Even if you Don't Compost

Compost bins and piles are worth every minute they take to create and maintain. Putting your kitchen scraps to good use will take a small amount of time in the…
Using Cinnamon in the Garden

Using Cinnamon in the Garden

I bet this is something that has never crossed your mind. If it has, you’re probably one of those “outside the box” thinkers. We like people like you. But for…
How to Enrich Your Soil Organically

How to Enrich Your Soil Organically

As the gardening season approaches (or in some areas is already here) you may be wondering how to enrich your soil without resorting to synthetic fertilizers and other chemicals that…
How to Start a Vertical Garden

How to Start a Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens are as beautiful as they are practical, which is probably why you’ve landed at this article. You want to start a vertical garden, but don’t know where or…
The Basics of Raising Backyard Chickens

The Basics of Raising Backyard Chickens

When it comes to raising backyard chickens, nearly anyone can do it. This is unless your city prohibits chickens. Most commonly, there are ordinances on roosters, but some larger cities…
Feeding Backyard Chickens Organically Without Breaking the Bank

Feeding Backyard Chickens Organically Without Breaking the Bank

Raising your own chickens comes with consistent inexpensive and organic benefits. Whether you’re raising them for meat, or you want eggs fresh out of the hen oven, you are ultimately…
How to Start a Garden in Your Apartment

How to Start a Garden in Your Apartment

We don’t all have access to a garden nowadays. Especially with apartment and condo buildings being built left and right, it becomes nearly impossible to start a garden without living…
Finding The Right Natural Weed Killer

Finding The Right Natural Weed Killer

As a gardener or even a homeowner, you may have noticed a few weeds growing in your garden bed, lawn or even in cement cracks. They’re a common enemy amongst…
Soap Nuts: What Are They & What Can You Do With Them?

Soap Nuts: What Are They & What Can You Do With Them?

What Are Soap Nuts? Soap nuts are known throughout the world by many different names. Some include soapberries, soap nut shells, wash shells, soapberry nut husk, Chinese soapberry and much…
How to Make Water Soluble Calcium at Home

How to Make Water Soluble Calcium at Home

Believe it or not, calcium is as essential for plants as it is for humans. It is commonly found in nature and is second to being as common as oxygen.…
The Many Ways to Use Eggshells

The Many Ways to Use Eggshells

Most of us see our eggshells as garbage. We simply crack open a few eggs, let the containments fall onto a pan, toss the eggshells into the garbage and go…
How to Start Saving Seeds from Your Garden

How to Start Saving Seeds from Your Garden

In the garden the majority of our plants are grown either from transplant – which is a small plant that has been started from seed in another location, and is…
Not Your Grandma's Tea: How to Make Compost Tea

Not Your Grandma's Tea: How to Make Compost Tea

When it comes to gardening, compost tea can truly be your best friend. So what is compost tea? Well in short, it is the utilization of water, compost and a…

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