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Super Garlic!

Super Garlic! Super Garlic! My first thought when I hear “garlic” is vampires and Italian food…  But apparently its much more useful than warding off the sparkly immortals and cooking fine cuisine!!!  I still might keep some around in case my creepy New Zealand white rabbits with the red eyes escape their cages… I’m pretty...

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12 Inspiring Square Foot Gardening Plans

12 Inspiring Square Foot Gardening Plans:  Gardening is an interesting hobby. When you have some nice vegetable pots you will derive lots of pleasure by watching their lush growth. At the same time, you will save money and will be able to cook vegetables picked up from your own home garden. But what if you...

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5 Easy Steps Into Backyard Homesteading

  I call it Backyard Homesteading but you may have heard other names like, urban homesteading, suburban homesteading or backyard farming. But the basics are the same – taking the space you have and raising food on it and reclaiming vintage skills. It’s funny that in 2014 it has become a somewhat trendy thing to...

DIY Coke Can Solar Heating Panel
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DIY Coke Can Solar Heating Panel

From Coke Cans to Solar Heating Panel Upcycling is a way of life here, but that is only one reason I love our new Coke Can Solar Heating Panel. The best part is all that lovely heat in our old house. Before we installed the panel, we often saw winter temperatures warmer OUTSIDE than inside....

Top Ten Survival Foods You Should Grow
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Top Ten Survival Foods You Should Grow

Top Ten Survival Foods You Should Grow Can you live off your land if there’s an emergency? Can you meet your food needs for even a few weeks? Planning perennial agriculture systems, such as food forests, along with getting some chickens is a really good plan long-term – but if you had to start gardening like it’s...

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The Sustainable Living Balancing Act

I’ll take a wild stab and assume we’d all like to save some money, be socially acceptable and not hurt the environment in the process…  That’s not as easy as it sounds.  Some of us gravitate towards the fringe of these traits, but most of us agree that being a greedy cheapskate or a non-washing,...

Live Food Storage: Homesteading With Rabbits
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Live Food Storage: Homesteading With Rabbits

“Live Food Storage: Homesteading With Rabbits… with LFS systems, a small footprint, and a little FUN labor you will feed your family all they need. One of the other benefits of raising animals is you are no longer a “food hoarder”, you are a producer…” Prepping/ Food Storage Prepping. The term seems like a new...

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