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Never Put These 18 Things in Your Compost Bin

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One of the most rewarding ways to reduce household waste while helping your garden prosper is to compost organic waste. Composting can be beneficial in many ways whether you live in the countryside with plenty of nature or an apartment with a garden on your balcony. Compost naturally makes for a rich fertilizer. The richer …

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How To Improve Clay Soil in Your Yard or Garden

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The soil needed for plant prosperity in your yard or garden is much more than just dirt. Healthy soil requires a mixture of mineral particles, organic material, moisture, living organisms, and chemical nutrients. The texture of your soil is key to the type of plants that will flourish in your garden. Most soils fall in …

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How To Start Beekeeping From Scratch in Your Backyard

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There’s nothing so sweet and satisfying as fresh honey. And no beauty and skincare products are better than those with bee and honey products in one form or another. Plus, the world just needs more bees. So whatever your motivation for keeping bees at home is, this short tutorial can help you get started with …

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How To Create The Ideal Backyard Hummingbird Habitat

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Most people are familiar with the small bird known as the hummingbird. They come in tiny sizes, and they have beautiful iridescent feathers. They have the capability to hover in mid-air as they sip nectar from flowers. There’s no denying that these little birds are absolutely adorable. Are you a bird enthusiast looking to attract …

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