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5 DIY Soil Tests With Household Items

hand testing soil quality

Soil tests refer to one, or more varieties of soil analysis, which are conducted for several reasons. Some tests determine soil composition, acidity, pH level, and nutrient content. Most notably, a soil test can make out the fertility of the soil, which can project its expected growth potential. Garden soil tests are generally inexpensive but …

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How To Keep Rabbits Out of Your Garden

rabbit near garden

Rabbits are cute and cuddly, but not when they are eating their way through your garden. These little critters have a surprisingly large appetite, nibbling their way through your vegetables, berries, annuals, perennials, and even your woody plants and bushes. The good news is that it’s easier to deal with rabbits in your garden than …

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How To Dry Fruit for DIY Christmas Decor

A tried and true outdoor DIY Christmas decoration, dried fruit can be seen in all sorts of compositions over the holiday season. Dried fruit Christmas decoration theme, especially with other natural Christmas decorations. Dried orange slices arranged on garland looks good and smell great too. While citrus fruit is the star of the dried fruit …

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Here’s How I Repurpose Halloween Décor for Christmas

Jack Skellington figure wearing a santa hat

Halloween is behind us, and Christmas is just around the corner. This leaves us at a time of year where we’re taking down all the decorations from celebrating the spooky season in preparation for snowmen, Christmas trees, and whimsical elves. If you’re anything like me, you may not be ready to stash away your Halloween …

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