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Mosquito Repellent Plants

By Lena / February 10, 2016

This article at Mosquito Repellent Plants can save you a lot of money on mosquito repellent. You still need repellent and this site has ways to make it yourself, but this article is about using mosquito resistant plants. Whether you are you thinking about planting mosquito repellent plants in your landscape to repel mosquitoes or […]

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Grow Your Own Constipation Relief

By Lena / April 6, 2012

The following article is by a contributing author that is not an authority on constipation. Howtobefrugal.net does not accept any responsibility for his advise and suggests you consult a doctor for all medical issues. Flax Seeds, Seeds, and Nuts for Constipation Relief There are a variety of home remedies for constipation using flax seeds with other seeds and […]

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Grow Your own Pest Repellents

By Lena / April 3, 2012

Grow Your own Pest Repellents Growing your own pest repellents is a wonderful way to grow your gardening hobby by allowing you the opportunity to grow new plants as well as protect your existing plants from pests naturally.  Growing pest repellent plants are easy and fun and can be grown for any garden no matter […]

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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 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 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 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 […]

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