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Tallow vs Lard (and a Bit of Schmaltz and Suet) What Are They and How to Use Them

Tallow vs lard vs suet… All fats, but which fat comes from which animal, and what do we use it for? This is a complete overview of the differences between tallow and lard and why they’re useful. I’ve included a table of contents below so you can skip straight to a section of interest if …

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Win a Garden Tower 2! Garden Tower Project’s Grow Your Own Spring Giveaway

Here’s one of the best giveaways for container vegetable growers! Garden Tower Project is giving away 12 of their Garden Tower 2 vertical container gardening systems. The Garden Tower 2 is valued at $359 (on special at the time of writing, RRP $489). A pretty awesome price to win! Let me introduce you to the …

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Bootstrap Farmer’s New DIY Pre-Bent Steel Hoop House Kit (All Metal Greenhouse)

Bootstrap Farmer is well-known across the US for its propagation supplies, seed trays, and hoop house/greenhouse kits. The greenhouse kits can be put up in one weekend and are well-priced, allowing you to build a professional-grade vegetable house or greenhouse yourself. Up to now, you would bend your own poles with a pole bender, using …

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15 Sturdy Grape Vine Trellis Design Ideas for Your Backyard Arbor

Although they used to grow grapes without a trellis in the old days (and probably still do in many vineyards and gardens), I really prefer my grapes on a grape vine trellis (also know as a grape arbor), especially when they’re getting started. Grape vines can ramble a bit, so without a trellis to train …

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Best Gardening Apron With Pockets for Harvesting & Tools 2020

I realised today that I really need a gardening apron. I never wanted an apron for gardening, thinking it was just a little too “grandma” or I didn’t want to seem like I couldn’t handle getting dirty or something like that. But you know what, it’s actually not great getting mud on your clothes when …

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Best KA-BAR Becker Knives Review – BK2, BK9, BK10, BK22, BK16 – Updated March 2020

KA-BAR is well known for making some of the very best fixed blade knives on the market. Their , for instance, has seen extensive service throughout global military conflicts and is held in exceptionally high regard. But today, we’re going to talk about a lesser-known type of KA-BAR knife, known as the Becker knife, or …

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Best Condor Knives Review – Tool and Knife For Bushcraft, Survival, and Home

Are you looking at buying a quality and relatively inexpensive knife that would be suitable for everything from camping to wilderness survival to general-purpose use at your home? If so, you might want to take a close look at Condor Tool & Knife. In this Condor knives review, we’ll take a closer look at what …

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Best Mora Knife For Bushcraft, Kitchen & Survival 2020 Review

If you could only have one kind of knife for survival, bushcraft, and general purposes, which kind would you choose? Might I suggest considering the Mora knife? We’ll take a look at the best Mora knife for 2020 here. The Scandinavian Mora knife has been around for over a thousand years, and in that time …

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Best Bushcraft Knife Under 200 for Home & Survival – We Review Quality Knives

Bushcraft is all about knowing how to live in the wilderness long-term. This means that the best bushcraft knife you choose for bushcraft purposes is not exactly going to be the same knife that you keep in your bug-out bag or survival kit. That’s because your bushcraft knife has to be used for hunting, tactical …

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