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This article shows you how to grow herbs in a hydroponic mason jar garden. A great way to grow herbs inside! Such a fun activity to do with kids. Simple step by step activity with links to all the items that you will need
How to Grow Herbs in a Hydroponic Mason Jar Garden
This article shows you how to grow herbs in a hydroponic mason jar garden. A great way to grow herbs inside! Such a fun activity to do with kids. Simple step by step activity with links to all the items that you will need
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Easy Recipe for Canning Dry Beans Without Soaking
This easy recipe for canning dry beans without soaking is a great, inexpensive method to have all kinds of dry beans on your shelves for use anytime. Canning dry beans saves money, but it is also healthier than buying canned beans from the grocery store. No preservatives are added, you can add how much salt or no salt, plus you can season the beans to your preference. Cumin, chili powder, jalapenos – whatever you desire can be added to your jars of beans when canning at home.
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Sprouting Lentils for Chickens – A Yummy, Inexpensive, Healthy Treat!
Sprouting lentils for chicken treats is an easy and inexpensive way to have healthy treats for your chickens! Chickens love treats! These lentils provide good protein for you chickens.
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Should You Wash Your Farm Fresh Eggs
Should you wash your farm fresh eggs?? That is the question! I have heard a lot about this topic and know the basics about washing or not washing. I decided to research it and find out the correct information regarding if you should wash, how you should wash and how long to store on the counter versus the refrigerator. A lot of people are getting into backyard chickens or buying fresh chicken eggs lately, so this would be good information to know.
How to use plain black plastic works as a weed barrier in your vegetable or flower gardens. The plastic works great at keeping out all weeds and also conserves soil moisture in the garden. Once you put it down it also can last 2 to 3 years and no tilling is required. Another advantage is that you can walk in the garden after it rains and not worry about mud. Black plastic also warms up the soil temperature by as much as 5 degrees, therefore, you can plant some crops in early spring.
How to Use Black Plastic Sheeting as a Weed Barrier in Your Garden
How to use plain black plastic works as a weed barrier in your vegetable or flower gardens. The plastic works great at keeping out all weeds and also conserves soil moisture in the garden. Once you put it down it also can last 2 to 3 years and no tilling is required. Another advantage is that you can walk in the garden after it rains and not worry about mud. Black plastic also warms up the soil temperature by as much as 5 degrees, therefore, you can plant some crops in early spring.
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Apple Scrap Jelly Recipe For Canning
This apple scrap jelly recipe for canning is a delicious jelly recipe made from the scraps, apple peels and apple cores, that are left when preparing apples for other recipes, such as apple pie filling. It is also called apple peel jelly.
a jar full of sprouting lentils for chickens
Sprouting Lentils for Chickens – A Yummy, Inexpensive, Healthy Treat!
Sprouting lentils for chicken treats is an easy and inexpensive way to have healthy treats for your chickens! Chickens love treats! These lentils provide good protein for you chickens.
This DIY homemade rose lotion body bar recipe is so easy and makes the best lotion body bar from beautiful rose petals. Using it on your skin makes it feel soft and silky! These lotion bars are great for dry skin, irritated skin or itchy skin and good for all skin types. The diy rose lotion bar can be used as massage bars for rough elbows and knees and do not have a greasy feel. Lotion Bars, Homemade Skin Care, Crafts, Diy, Body Lotions, Infused Oils, Homemade Lotion Bars, Homemade Lotion, Diy Shampoo
DIY Homemade Rose Lotion Body Bar Recipe
This DIY homemade rose lotion body bar recipe is so easy and makes the best lotion body bar from beautiful rose petals. Using it on your skin makes it feel soft and silky! These lotion bars are great for dry skin, irritated skin or itchy skin and good for all skin types. The diy rose lotion bar can be used as massage bars for rough elbows and knees and do not have a greasy feel.
sage salve recipe with lavender flowers and herbs
Recipe for How to Make Sage Salve
This recipe for how to make sage salve is an easy-to-make useful herbal salve. Making salves from herbs and other medicinal plants and weeds is a fun beneficial activity. Sage salve is also just good for your skin and helps with dry skin, sun damage and is a wonderful moisturizer. It will soak right into the skin tissue and make it feel great.
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How Duck Eggs Compare to Chicken Eggs?
In summary, duck eggs are different than chicken eggs. They are a larger size, have a richer taste, a more creamy yolk, a much larger yolk, and more nutritional value. You can cook them like a chicken egg and use them in baking, but they are somewhat different used in baking and you need to account for the size in recipes. Duck eggs have a larger fat content, more cholesterol and protein, but some of that is based on the type of eggs and the size.
hydroponic herb mason jar garden with text overlay that says hydroponic herb mason jar garden
How to Grow Herbs in a Hydroponic Mason Jar Garden
This article shows you how to grow herbs in a hydroponic mason jar garden. A great way to grow herbs inside! Such a fun activity to do with kids. Simple step by step activity with links to all the items that you will need.
elderflower jelly in a jar with the title above it
Recipe for How to Make Elderflower Jelly
This recipe for how to make elderflower jelly is an easy-to-make, delicious flower jelly. It is fun to be able to use edible flowers like elderflower to make something beautiful and delicious, like this wonderful elderflower jelly! Enjoy the beautiful elderflower delicate jelly with a slightly floral flavor and pleasant sweetness. This homemade jelly made from this basic recipe would be so delicious with vanilla ice cream!
This recipe for how to make elderflower solid body lotion bars is a great recipe and makes beautiful luxurious lotion bars with great benefits for the skin. Elderflowers contains anti-oxidants that protect against sun and other free-radical damage. They are also full of Vitamins A, B, C, and E which when used on the skin makes it firmer improving complexion. The elderflower lotion bars can be used for to promote health skin and are great for moisturizing dry skin Coconut Oil, Lotion Bars Recipe, Dry Skin, Moisturizer For Dry Skin, Lotion
Recipe for How to Make Elderflower Solid Body Lotion Bars
This recipe for how to make elderflower solid body lotion bars is a great recipe and makes beautiful luxurious lotion bars with great benefits for the skin. Elderflowers contains anti-oxidants that protect against sun and other free-radical damage. They are also full of Vitamins A, B, C, and E which when used on the skin makes it firmer improving complexion. The elderflower lotion bars can be used for to promote health skin and are great for moisturizing dry skin
a mason jar filled with white flowers and the words make jelly from white cloves
Recipe for How to Make White Clover Jelly
This white clover jelly recipe is so easy to make from the white flowers that grow all over your yard! It turns out so beautiful and delicious! Great on toast or biscuits and even with vanilla ice cream. Plus it is a beautiful color and even makes a great gift!!
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Easy Homemade Dill Pickle Recipe for Canning
This easy homemade dill pickle recipe for canning is a great way to preserve those fresh cucumbers and who doesn’t love homemade dill pickles! I don’t think you can have too many jars of dill pickles! Homemade pickles are very easy to make and can. It is my favorite thing to can in the summer. I always plant a ton of cucumber seeds. I grow them up cattle panels, which makes it easier to grow more!