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Best-Ever Solar Food Dehydrator Plans

For nearly 20 years, I’ve led research teams as founder and coordinator of the Appropriate Technology Program at Appalachian State University. We’ve …

Woodworking

Got a Boatload of Zucchini? 15 Tasty Recipes to Help You Use It

If you've ever grown zucchini (or subscribed to a CSA from a farm that does), you know how prolific zucchini plants are. During their season, these hyperactive plants generate a bounty that can be a little overwhelming, frankly, if you don't have a host of good recipes at the ready—there's only so …

Cooking

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries are popular in home gardens because they can grow in a small space, even in containers. In fact, they are one of the easiest berries to …

Sites-Gardeners-Site

Save My Row or Bed<p>To save this garden and return to it later, please provide this information:<p>Garden Name:<p>Your E-mail:<p>Your Zipcode:<p>Notes about this …

Simple garden DIY projects to plan now and build in spring

We know that summer is officially behind us now but that doesn't mean we can't start thinking about how we'd like to upgrade our gardens next …

DIY Homemade Organic Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Ever wonder what farmers did hundreds of years ago to fight off crop pests? Long before the invention of harmful chemical pesticides (yes, the kind …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

How to Grow Cannabis in Your Closet

<i>This article is sponsored by</i> <i>SuperCloset</i><i>. SuperCloset is the world’s leading manufacturer of automated SuperPonics grow systems and grow boxes.</i><p><i>Updated</i> …

Why Is the G8-900 LED Grow Light Stealing the Show?

Growing plants indoors is becoming extremely popular and so are G8LED™ grow lights. The G8-900 Veg/Flower grow light from G8LED™ was selected as the …

An Easy Pipe Side Table They'll Never Guess You Made Yourself

<i>I could make that!</i> We've all said it, or at least thought it, when shopping for our homes. But often the simplest-seeming furnishings come with a laundry list of supplies and requirements: You can't "whip up" a wooden coffee table without any power tools or a basic understanding of joinery. Not to …

How to Trellis Tomatoes Fast with a Florida Weave

Tying tomatoes to their stakes, like so many unruly prisoners, can be one of the most time-consuming tasks for a gardener. Especially if you’re …

How to Grow Organic Cannabis at Home

There are currently 15 states with medical cannabis home grow provisions and three states (D.C. included) where adults are allowed by state law to …

Cannabis

9 DIY Natural Cleaners - Quiet Corner

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<br>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like …

Cleaning

The 10 Best Perennial Flowers for Any Yard

These reliable varieties will produce dainty flowers and gorgeous greenery year after year.<p>These reliable varieties will produce dainty flowers and gorgeous greenery year after year.

36 DIY Ideas You Need For Your Garage

Have a garage that needs to have some order put on the chaos? When I realized how much wasted space I had in my garage and how disorganized it was …

How To DIY A Greenhouse: 9 Projects For Your Homestead

Today’s article is as green as it gets, because it’s about DIY-ing greenhouses. How do you build a greenhouse, you ask? The easy answer is: you build …

Greenhouses

Make A Fold-Out, Space-Saving Tool Storage Cabinet For Your Garage Or Workshop

Every workshop needs a solid tools storage system. If you can DIY it and customise it, all the better. This fold-out pegboard shelving system one …

How to Freeze Beans for Quick Meals - Real Food - MOTHER EARTH LIVING

-Advertisement-<p>You can make quick meals, such as homemade bean burritos, by learning how to freeze beans for later.<p>| <i>August/September 2014</i><p>Homemade …

Spring Farm and Garden Gadgets Guide

Anything that can make the grower’s life safer, more efficient, or simply easier is a welcome proposition. Which is why there are dozens of companies …

15 Things to Observe Before Starting Your Permaculture Design

When you first start considering turning a site into a permaculture garden, you need to do a thorough analysis of the plot. You need to get to know …

5 Important Things to Know About Making Sauerkraut

A few years ago, homemade sauerkraut was just another DIY food trend, but happily now it looks like home kraut-making is here to stay. Why? Perhaps …

Cabbage

Hardscaping 101: Pennsylvania Bluestone

While I was in the midst of a major home construction project and feeling pretty good about some of my recent design decisions, the stonemason …

How to Preserve Herbs

How to Preserve Herbs by Drying or Freezing<p>An excerpt from <i>The Herb Lover’s Spa Book</i> (St. Lynn’s Press) By Sue Goetz<p>Share:<p>Gathering herbs at the end …

DIY Garden Trinkets & Yard Decorations

We all have those little trinkets around our home, to personalize our space, remind us of memories, or simply to showcase our creativity. But did you …