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Grow Your Own Poison Ivy Treatment

By Lena / November 28, 2011

 Grow your own poison ivy treatment Jewelweed, botanical name Impatiens capensis or sometimes also listed as Chelidonium majus, has been used as a treatment for poison ivy and poison oak for hundreds of years. Other common names for the plant are slipper weed, balsam weed, weathercock, touch-me-not, and Celandine. Some Native Americans apparently believed that […]

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Grow Your Own Catgrass

By Lena / November 28, 2011

Grow Your Own Catgrass Growing cat grass is really very easy. First, read our article and watch our video focusing on how to plant cat grass. Then we can focus on growing our cat grass. According to Wiki Answers “Cat Oat Grass and Cat Wheat Grass are cereal grasses. The oat grass is widely cultivated […]

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Grow and Make Your Own Herbal Wreaths

By Lena / November 24, 2011

Grow and Make Your Own Herbal Wreaths As the holiday season approaches the thought of holiday decorations, especially making your own, makes some of us cringe. If you enjoy crafting and saving money in the process, this idea of growing and then make your own herbal wreaths, will allow you to create festive holiday decorations […]

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Grow Your Own Aquarium Coral

By Lena / November 21, 2011

Grow Your Own Aquarium Coral If you are successful at keeping coral, then you can learn to grow your own aquarium coral and propagate it. The easiest corals to propagate are mushrooms, leathers and fluffies. Propagations of these corals it is as simple as cutting a piece off and securing the piece to a new […]

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Grow Your Own Fertilizer Using Cover Crops

By Lena / November 18, 2011

Grow Your Own Fertilizer Buying fertilizer for gardens and crops is becoming more and more cost prohibitive while the quality becomes more and more inferior. Your plants are just not thriving like they used to, and neither is your bank account. Luckily, there is a way around this issue. You can fertilize your soil by […]

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Grow Your Own Stevia Sweetener

By Lena / November 15, 2011

Grow Your Own Stevia Sweetener Stevia is an all herbal sweetener that can be used in the place of sugar or potentially harmful artificial sweeteners.  Stevia is still relatively new on the commercially available market in the U.S. but has been used successfully for many years in the U.K. and by individuals that grow their […]

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Grow and Make Your Own Christmas Wreath

By Lena / November 14, 2011

Grow and Make Your Own Christmas Wreath Do you have a pine tree, spruce, fir, arborvitae, or other evergreen landscape tree that could use a little pruning? You have what you need to make a wreath. Have some bittersweet, or other plants with berries? Great, you have some decorating elements. As the holiday season approaches […]

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Grow Your Own Gourd Birdhouse

By Lena / November 11, 2011

Grow Your Own Gourd Birdhouse Bird watching is a relaxing pastime enjoyed by many enthusiasts around the world. The easiest way to watch birds is to invite them into your yard and encourage them to set up housekeeping by offering food and appropriate shelter. Offering birds the opportunity to live in your yard or garden […]

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Grow Your Own Loufa

By Lena / November 11, 2011

Grow Your Own Loufa Bath Sponge A loofah sponge is an all natural way to exfoliate your skin and help you to maintain a younger, more vital appearance. Loofah sponges can be purchased and can be somewhat more expensive than artificial sponges, but you can grow your own for a fraction of the cost. Large […]

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Free or Cheap Garden Seed Sources

By Lena / November 11, 2011

Free or Cheap Garden Seed Sources No matter if you are just starting out with a small flower garden or you are planting the agricultural equivalent to Mt. Everest, you will need seeds.  Depending on the scope of your project and the plants you intend to grow, purchasing the seeds can prove to be quite […]