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How to Eat Zucchini in 87 Different Ways – Use Your Bountiful Zucchini Harvest

If you’re like me, your garden produces an abundance of some vegetables and not enough of others. Zucchinis are growing particularly well this year and I wondered how to eat zucchini in different ways. I’m adding zucchini to lots of meals but as you’ll see, there are more ways to use zucchini than you ever …

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This is Your Best Small Gas Grill for the Money! Small Grills for Balcony, Patio & Camping

Bigger grills aren’t always better, especially when you’re looking for the best small gas grill for your balcony, patio, or camping. That’s why we’ve found the best small gas grill for the money! Even if you’ve only got a modest sized yard, patio, or balcony, it doesn’t mean that you can’t grill with the best …

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300000 BTU Propane Burner – Biggest & Baddest High Pressure Burners of 2020

It’s hard to find a high pressure propane burner with a decent BTU output, which is why I’ve found the best 300000 BTU propane burner for 2020! Well, the burners with the highest output anyway. They’re not all 300000 BTU but close to.  When summer rolls around, there’s really nothing better than cooking outdoors and …

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Best Pull Behind Spreader to Tow Behind Mower/ATV – Broadcast Fertilizer

Can you believe our top 5 best pull behind spreader are all made in the USA!? How great is that! This 2020 tow behind spreader review gives you the best pull behind fertilizer spreaders for small yards and large yards. Best Pull Behind Spreader Top 5 Brinly 175lb BS36BH Pull Behind Broadcast Spreader. This is …

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Colville’s Glory Tree (Colvillea racemosa) – Growing Guide

I’m absolutely stoked today. After many years of searching, I finally found a Colville’s Glory tree (Colvillea racemosa)! Colville’s Glory is a stunning tree that puts on a big flower show from late summer to fall. Its flowers are a foot long of bright, spectacular orange. All that’s left is to find the perfect spot …

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What Is Sod? How to Lay Sod for an Instant, Beautiful Lawn

Aside from being a cuss, what is sod? Sod is something you’ve probably passed time and time again while walking down the street. That neighbor’s well-tended lawn that you’ve been eyeing with jealously could even be an example of sod – pre-prepared grass, roots, and soil that you can lay down on a bare yard …

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Yellow Flowering Herbs – 13 Most Beautiful Herbs With Yellow Flowers

Yellow, the color of the sun. There’s something about yellow flowering herbs. Somehow they make you feel warm and sunny, and they radiate goodness. It goes without saying that you can’t just go around eating every herb with yellow flowers, you need to make sure you know, without a doubt, which plant it is. Foraging …

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Raising Ducks – Pros and Cons of Backyard Ducks

Let’s dive into the pros and cons of raising ducks in your backyard! Are backyard ducks right for you? Raising Ducks in Your Backyard Those of us living on homesteads, whether they’re in the country or urban areas, have many things to consider when starting out. From fruits to vegetables to farm animals, there are …

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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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Best Plants to Grow in Your Survival Garden Part 2 – 16 Must-Grow Perennial Edibles

Grow these usual perennials in your survival garden: they’re the plants that keep on giving! When building a survival garden, trying to organize planting schedules every year for your annual plants can get difficult. On top of that, if you don’t grow enough of something, or if you aren’t able to preserve the extra amount …

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14 Plants That Repel Fleas and How to Use Them (Safe for Pets)

We’ll look into plants that repel fleas AND are safe for pets! Plus, they’ll smell great in your garden. We’ll also include a couple of ways to repel fleas that are not plants – diatomaceous earth and electronic flea combs. For those of us who enjoy bringing our pets with us when we go outside, …

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Tea Plants for Sale – Grow Camellia Plants and Enjoy Homegrown Tea

I love tea! Growing your own tea plants is one of the most rewarding things you can do in your garden. Let’s look at some tea plants for sale, and how to grow the tea plant (Camellia sinensis). Tea has been a part of the human experience since civilization began. It is a great way …

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Best Plants to Grow in your Survival Garden, Part 1: The Basics

With feelings of food insecurity on the rise, starting a survival garden may have crossed your mind more than once. Even though we usually have enough food being produced and sold every day, the current crisis has reminded most of us of the possibility that shelves at the local grocery store may one day be …

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Hydroseeding vs sod vs seed – What’s the Best Lawn for You?

Let’s look at the differences of growing a lawn using hydroseeding vs sod vs seed. Which is better for you? “The grass on my neighbour’s lawn looks so much greener” – a thought that has crossed the mind of pretty much every homeowner despite their pride in looking after their property, and in all honesty, …

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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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Z Grill – How Good Are Z Grills? A Half-Priced Traeger?

This is my Z Grill review which includes a Z Grills comparison, how to start it the first time, warranty, and some helpful videos. I came across the Z Grill in Australia, of all places, after speaking to a great guy named Mick, who runs Z Grills Australia. I’ve never met anyone more passionate about …

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Stihl vs Husqvarna Chainsaw 2020 – Awesome Chainsaws but This One’s Best

Stihl vs Husqvarna chainsaw… Ah, the age-old question Humans have been pondering for years… Which is best, Stihl or Husqvarna? Should I buy a Stihl chainsaw or a Husqvarna chainsaw? Let’s find out. You could argue that chainsaws have been around since the 1830s, albeit being steam-powered or working by some other strange contraption. But …

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