How to Grow a Lemon Tree Indoors

Do you wish you could pluck a tasty citrus fruit right from a tree in your own home, instead of driving to the store for out-of-season lemons?  One of the fastest ways to reduce your carbon footprint is by growing your own produce. Even if you go to farmers markets or buy locally, you can’t get more […]

How to Build a Homemade Chicken Incubator

Looking for a safe place to put those fertilized chicken eggs where you’ll know they’ll hatch? You could choose the pricier option and purchase an incubator at a store, or you could embrace your inner handiness by making a homemade chicken incubator. If the latter sounds like the better option, you’ve come to the right place. This article […]

How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

If you’ve been out of your home lately, you probably couldn’t help but notice the growing popularity of microgreens. They’re in your grocery store, on the menu of your favorite restaurant, and even in your salad. You go to get some at the market around the corner, only to suffer from sticker shock. These babies aren’t cheap! Microgreens […]

How To Make Potting Soil for Containers

Are you tired of spending time and money on bags of garden potting soil with questionable ingredients? Do you want to learn to make healthy, organic potting soil for your container vegetable gardens and hanging baskets? When you know how to make potting soil for containers, you won’t have to head to the store every time you […]

The 5 Best Solar Power Banks for Home Use

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You need a solar power bank to survive the zombie apocalypse or even just a weekend camping trip. That way, your electronics will work when electricity is gone (permanently or temporarily, depending on the circumstance). Just like you bank your money, you can bank electrical power. Use the sun to collect and store power in a power […]

How To Keep Chickens Out Of The Garden

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You love your chickens, and you love your garden. But unfortunately, your chickens love your garden too! A little too much…and now your grass is ripped up, your flowers trampled and your vegetables eaten. Chickens and gardens CAN live together, so long as everyone knows their place. Read on to learn how to keep chickens out of the […]