Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 31

Winter Treats For Chickens – Sprouted Black Oil Sunflower Seeds

photo credit Bridget

Bridget shared how she sprouts black oil sunflower seeds to give as treats to her chickens in the winter time. You can find out how and do this for your girls on Backyard chickens.

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Jul 31

10 Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants

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If you have perennials and would like to divide them to either thin, give away some or to make a new area with them this article will help a lot. Fine Gardening gives lots of advice to help get it done right. They tells us when and how to divide which kind of roots. Great …

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Jul 31

Canning Beef Stew diy

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Homesteading homemaker shares a recipe and how to for canning beef stew. How nice would that be in the middle of winter to open up a jar of home made beef stew after a sloggy drive home from work. With some nice bread warmed in the oven this would be the perfect winter meal.

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Jul 31

Solar Power Trailer DIY Project – Off Grid Energy Source

photo credit Jeffrey Yago, P.E., CEM

Great article from Jeffrey Yago on Backwoods Home website. He tells us that we can build a solar trailer can create energy  for camping,  power equipment or even use at home ( business ) as a back up power source instead of a generator. Here are two great  articles to help you through the step …

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Jul 31

How to Braid Garlic – Long Term Storage

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Thy Hand Hath Provided shares how to braid garlic so it can be hanged for long term storage. The article explains which garlic plants are the best to use and a step by step picture tutorial how to braid it. Please read all the way through the article to read the update.

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