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Hugelkultur: The Ultimate Raised Garden Beds

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Hugelkultur raised garden beds in a nutshell: grow a typical garden without irrigation or fertilization has been demonstrated to work in deserts as well as backyards use up rotting wood, twigs, branches and even whole trees that would otherwise go ...

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Build Your Own Worm Tower

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A Worm Tower is basically a length of pipe buried halfway in the ground with holes drilled in the buried part for worms to get in and out. Food scraps are added directly to the tower instead of into your ...

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Scent Your Home Naturally with these Simmer Pot Recipes

Simmer Pot Recipes

Avoid harsh and unhealthy petroleum-based paraffin, artificially scented candles. Instead use a simmer pot to make your home smell like you’ve been baking delicious goodies all day! Instructions: Fill a small saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Add ...

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How To & Why You Should Build a Keyhole Garden

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What is a Keyhole Garden? Each keyhole garden has a composting basket built into its center. This gives the garden a keyhole shape when viewed from above. The garden uses a number of layers to retain moisture and nourish the ...

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DIY Compost Tea Brewer for Under $30

Compost Tea Brewer

Video by PNWGardening on YouTube A DIY Compost Tea Brewer Running through the equipment and materials needed—from bucket to drill to pump and aeration stones—and following up with a step-by-step demonstration of how to put this together, it certainly makes ...

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Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

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Do you use your freezer to preserve herbs, vegetables, or fruit? The freezer can be a powerful, overlooked method of preserving. Pesto, strawberry puree, tomato soup — stash them away now for colder times! One of my favorite ingredients, a ...

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