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Pets + Animals
Pets + Animals

DIY Dog Grooming: Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth

Dog owners know that good dog care involves more than just some food and the occasional bath: you care for your pup’s physical health, both inside and out, by making sure she feels safe, comfortable, and healthy in every way. And, like Read More

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Home Repair + Improvement
Home Repair + Improvement

How to Build a Backyard Firepit

From toasting marshmallows to staying warm on a cool summer night, firepits are a great gathering spot for your backyard. Black & Decker Complete Outdoor Builder - Updated Edition shows you everything you need to know about building the Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

Gardening Guide: How to Read a Fertilizer Label

If the months of April and May had an anthem, the refrain would sound a lot like Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer,” except the lyrics would involve more references to working hard to prep beds, transplant potted plants, and more garden hustle Read More

Brown Swiss
Brown Swiss produce
rich white milk high in
butterfat and protein
components. They are a
docile breed, making them
popular with children.
Farming + Rural Living
Farming + Rural Living

Choosing The Right Family Cow

There are numerous benefits to owning and caring for cows. Whether it's milking, feeding, or grooming, there is so much to learn when it comes to properly caring for a family cow! Luckily, The Family Cow Handbook: A Guide to Keeping a Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

Natural Pest Controls

As the earth moves and seasons change, the time comes for our flowers, fruits and veggies to pop up in our gardens, adding color to our days! Unfortunately, as plants begin to grow all types of pests can invade your garden to ruin your Read More

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Farming + Rural Living
Farming + Rural Living

How to Raise Chickens: Why are Eggs Different Colors?

As author Christine Heinrichs puts it: “Gathering eggs can feel like found money.” Having truly fresh eggs from chickens of your personal acquaintance is one of the reasons people raise their own chickens today. Like so many other Read More

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Sustainable Living
Sustainable Living

16 Ways to Lead a More Sustainable Life

Happy Earth Day! We can all make small changes in our everyday lives to make our planet a better place. Here are 16 ways you can lead a more sustainable life. Solar Power at Work in the World Can a Lawn Be Environmentally Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

4 Tips for Homegrown Marijuana

Marijuana legislation continues to change across the United States, which means more and more gardeners now have the opportunity to legally grow cannabis at home for personal use. A hydroponic system is your homegrown solution. Here are 4 Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

Vintage Wardian Case Terrarium

You don't have to give up your love for gardening just because you don't have the outdoor space! Terrariums - Gardens Under Glass shows you how to make gorgeous interior gardens to bring the outside in. This Vintage Wardian Case Terrarium Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

10 Flowering Lawn Substitutes

Help bees, butterflies and birds survive and thrive in your yard with the help of Pollinator Friendly Gardening! The list below provides beautiful flowering lawn substitutes that are perfect for our pollinator friends. Don’t forget to Read More