Jun 282011
 
Gardening in a bucket…growing plants upside-down.  Part 1, making the planter

Do you have a hard time finding a good spot to garden? Is your yard too shady? Do you live in a apartment and want to avoid evection for digging up open spaces for your veggies?

Well…you might try gardening in a bucket. Give your vegetables a unique look at the world…let them grow upside down!

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May 272011
 
15 things to keep you busy on Memorial Day weekend

Reading time: 4-6 minutes   Memorial day weekend is here, and if you’re like me you sometimes find yourself wondering what to do on a holiday weekend, especially with everything you have to choose from in the summer. On the other hand, if you REALLY ARE like me you have bigger problems than just trying to fill your spare time on Memorial Day…problems like trying to avoid the men in the little white coats carrying straitjackets… Since you already have so many options for the weekend that you are probably walking around confused, trying to decide what to do and

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Mar 182011
 
The four cornerstones of a self sufficient homestead

Before you can deal with the day to day homestead issues however, you must first have a homestead to live on and run, and like any other place you live, a homestead needs a substantial foundation. I’m not talking about a brick and mortar foundation under the physical dwelling, but rather the philosophical foundation that “homesteading” rests upon.

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Aug 262010
 

When you go to a hatchery’s website, you will see that you can order males, pullets, and straight run (straight run is both). Um…like I said it’s basic, but pullets, not males, lay eggs, and they don’t need male chicken’s help.

The only use you will have for male chickens…roosters…is irritating the neighbors…LOL.

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