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11 Incredible Things You Can Build Using Only 2 x 4s

This common lumber stock can be used to make almost anything.<p>2 x 4s are available everywhere, which make them an easy and inexpensive building material. They can be cut down into smaller sizes or used as-is to make furniture and projects of all sizes.<p>One important tip before you build 2 x 4 …

How much do you know about bats? If you answered that bats live in caves, you may be surprised to learn that many species spend the summer months in warmer locales, such as under bridges, in the ea...

Why you should build one<p>Bats are incredibly beneficial animals. Eat bat can consume thousands of insects a night, including the insects that cause …

Plant Your Own Garlic

Garlic is loaded with anti-toxins and essential nutrients that can help to promote health, especially when the body is stressed. It is also very easy …

Gardening

Best Strawberry Garden Fruit Plants Photos & Grow Tips

0<p>375<p>5<p>Strawberry Gardens<p>One of the best reasons to invest in a fabulous diy backyard garden is the ability to provide your friends with delicious …

Gardening

Red Dancing Sticks • DIY for the Winter Garden

Yesterday it was white sticks. Today it is red. Read on....<p>Remember my post about all the sticks I have been collecting? Well, I used one of my …

Tomato Gardening 101: A String Trellis

<i>A look at how we use a string trellis system in our garden to guide indeterminate tomato plants upward. Plus, what is the difference between</i> …

Gardening

Details

Top three ways to help your garden birds this winter<p>Last modified: 08 December 2014<p>The RSPB is asking people to top up their bird feeders and provide …

Beautiful Noise: How to Create a Symphony in Your Garden

Miriam's River House Designs, LLC<p>Save<p><b>Rethink your garden floor.</b> There are things you can do, in addition to designing your garden to attract …

One Day Backyard Projects

Most of us are really busy, and if we end up spending several weekends in the yard finishing projects, they tend to not get finished. I like simple, …

Landscaping

Pallets Hallway Tree DIY

Creating a <b>Pallets Hallway Tree</b> by yourself is a great fun to decor your living room, with old used <b>pallets</b> you can create a nice looking <b>Pallets</b> …

Living Rooms

Low Maintenance Perennial Flowers

01 of 11<p>Low Maintenance, Easy Care Perennial Flowers<p>It may vary from climate to climate and season to season, but there are many wonderful perennial …

Flowers

16 Camping Tips You Wish You Knew

<b>If you are a serious camper then you will want to know these awesome tips that could make your camping life a little easier. W</b><b>e have put together a</b> …

Spices

18 Camping Tips Everyone Should Know

<b>Anyone that goes camping knows that it's always good to be well prepared so it makes things a lot easier and more enjoyable. So the next time you go</b> …

Portable

Pensions vs Isas: the tables that show which is the better place to save

Abolition of the pensions 'death tax' has changed the savings landscape. Our tables show the relative merits of Isas and pensions for those who want to provide for their own retirement – and possibly for their children's future too<p>The abolition of the "pensions death tax" has given savers new …

Build This Rustic Farmhouse Table

Farmhouse furniture is meant to be a little imperfect. That makes it hard to screw up<p>(Photo by Alison Gootee)<p><b>There's no better way to give thanks than to gather</b> family and friends around an enormous table to share a feast. A farmhouse table would be the perfect spot. You could make one out of …

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How to grow sweetpeas: fill your garden with amazing scent

Sow them now and fragrant sweetpeas will grow bigger and more beautiful next spring<p>Whenever I try to get one step ahead and plant seedlings in pots, they inevitably end up desiccated or leggy due to my neglect. My enthusiasm and memory always fail me, and I miss out on yet another seasonal …

Gardening

Know Your Stuff: The 110 Best DIY Tips Ever

For Popular Mechanics' 110th anniversary, we decided to do something special: We dived into our archives to find the 110 best, handiest, and most helpful tips ever printed in PM. It's more than a century of DIY wisdom. (You can read the introduction to the project here.)<p>For <i>Popular Mechanics</i>' 110th …

Five things never to buy from a bank

Banks and building societies offer dozens of different products – some better than others. Here we name five to avoid<p>Banks do not just offer current and savings accounts, dozens of other products are sold to loyal customers each year who are blissfully unaware that they can get a better deal …

GARLIC! Growing, Harvesting And Storing

There is nothing quite like garlic. It brings life and wonderful aromas to so many dishes in the kitchen – and is a key ingredient in our salsa and …

Ultimate Guide to Birdscaping Your Garden

Ultimate Guide to Birdscaping Your Garden<br>We love hearing from you! Please click here to see all the beautiful photos and let us know what you think …

Birds

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The Ultimate Guide to Butterfly Gardening

Last week I published the Ultimate Guide to Attracting Native Bees, so I thought this week I’d give you another Ultimate Guide–to attracting more …

9 Keys To A More Self-Sufficient Life!

Self-sufficiency seems to be <i>THE</i> buzzword today. Everywhere you turn– you hear more and more people talking about becoming more self-sufficient, …

Turn a clay pot into outdoor lighting.

The time has come for the final Dollar store post. *sniff* It’s one of those occasions that’s both sad and happy. Like watching a child go off to …

Crafting

DIY Planting Board

I've been planning to make this planting board since I found it on Pinterest.<p>I tried my Pinterest link today to attach it to this post, and wouldn't …