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BACKYARD WEED THAT MIGHT REPLACE ALL YOUR MEDICATIONS
( life / health / food / home-garden )

A powerful, pesky weed can potentially replace all of your medications, and it's probably growing in your backyard. Backyard Weed That Might Replace ALL Your Medications... read more

PERMACULTURE & DECENTRALIZATION WITH PENNY LIVINGSTON
( life / health / food / home-garden )

The Conscious Resistance Network presents: The Activation Episode 3: Permaculture & Decentralization with Penny Livingston In the 3rd episode of The Activation, Derrick Broze talks with Penny Livingston, a permaculture teacher, ac... read more

ON THE SUBJECT OF BIDETS
( culture / humor / home-garden )

Hilarious conversation I came across on thegatewaypundit.com in the comment section of an article...No toilet paper for you!I have a bidet. Best investment eva!How do you dry your crack?It has a built in blow (heate... read more

COUNTERTOP DISHWASHER
( education / tech / home-garden / appliances )

Cool! Tetra countertop dishwasher "made for small spaces."""The only dishwasher that doesn't require plu... read more

ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES AND BEES TO YOUR GARDEN BY REDUCING WI-FI
( life / health / environment / home-garden )

Attract butterflies and bees to your garden, reduce wi-fi. attract-butterflies-and-bees-to-your-garden-by-reducing-wifi-radiation-frequencies A happy garden is a wireless-free garden. Decades of research has already determined ... read more

EASIEST CONTAINER-FRIENDLY FOOD PLANTS
( life / health / food / home-garden )

We've found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus fruits to tomatoes, cucumbers, and just about anything else that you would normally plant in a larger garden. Container... read more

FOLDING CLOTHES
( culture / writing / blog / home-garden )

I thought I'd watch some sports while folding clothes (making up for my complete lack of doing chores yesterday). My choices were NBA basketball (where travelling is only called after 6 or 7 steps), bull riding (where I just fe... read more

FENCE GUY
( culture / writing / blog / home-garden )

So, the wife texts me saying, Fence guy quoted $35500 to do the fence. He's coming out Wednesday. This is a fence repair for a small backyard, not a new thousand acre fence. Me: How much?! Wife (paraphrasing): Oops, I ... read more

MILLION POLLINATOR GARDEN CHALLENGE
( life / health / environment / home-garden )

Pollinators are responsible for 1 out of 3 bites of food we take each day, and yet pollinators are at critical point in their own survival. Many reasons contribute to their recent decline. We know for certain, however, that more necta... read more

GARDEN THIEVES
( life / health / food / home-garden )

Just finished putting up chicken wire around my strawberries. Elizabeth picked one last night, turned it around to look at it, and discovered that it had been bitten into. We can only assume it was rabbits. "How many were ruined?" I ... read more

NEW WASHER
( life / home-garden / appliances )

The new washer was delivered today. I let them take the old one away even though we'd just bought it (used) a week ago. That's right, it lasted just one week. Oh well, we didn't really need that $200 (after tax and deli... read more

HOUSE CLEANING
( life / home-garden / chores / humor )

While doling out who would be doing what for today's house cleaning project, my wife Tara assigned the following to me: Strip and make the bed. Knowing me, she then felt the need to clarify. "That means strip the bed." I'... read more

STRUGGLE IN THE VEGETABLE GARDEN
( life / health / food / home-garden )

No, not just me and my pathetic "crop management." While that's definitely been a struggle, there have apparently been physical altercations going on in the garden, specifically on top of the onions. The tops of those plants - once s... read more

GREAT SUCTION
( culture / writing / blog / home-garden )

In preparation for the much-anticipated Comcast installation (Internet, not TV), I do as they suggest and clear out a space where I want them to put the cable wall jack. Once I have that space cleared, I decide to vacuum the area. ... read more

GARDEN IMPROVEMENTS
( life / health / food / home-garden )

I finished up my little rain barrel project yesterday. My three rain barrels used to be underneath the downspout coming off the roof. And that's great for catching the most rain, but the problem was that it is downhill from and... read more

TRIED TO MOW THE LAWN
( culture / writing / blog / home-garden )

Well, I tried to mow the lawn, but the lawnmower wouldn't start. I swear. :) It's probably all clogged up from sitting there unused all winter. It was a hand-me-down mower, anyway, probably in need of replacing, but that... read more

I LOST MY TOMATO PLANTS
( life / health / food / home-garden )

We had a freeze Tuesday night, so I lost my tomato plants and probably my cucumbers. :( I replaced those original tomato plants, adding cherry tomatoes, and might have lost those too because, even though I hadn't planted ... read more

4 SIMPLE WAYS TO MINIMIZE HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS
( life / help / advice / home-garden )

We are addicted to chemicals: bleach, ammonia, window cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, drain cleaner, shampoo, body wash, laundry detergent, fabric softener, conditioner, deodorant, toothpaste, body creams, shave gel, dish soap, antibact... read more

INSTALLED THE NEW DISHWASHER
( life / home-garden / appliances )

I finally got around to installing the new dishwasher that Tara's sister Stephanie mysteriously bought for us. Not sure why, but I never look a gift horse in the mouth. Seriously, if anyone ever feels like giving me something, ... read more

VEGETABLE GARDEN 2010
( life / health / food / home-garden )

Hopefully, this third time is the charm! It (the garden) has begun. See pictures, below. Click to zoom in - - ... read more

WHAT TO PLANT NOW (MIDDLE OF SEPTEMBER)
( life / health / food / home-garden )

Just FYI if you were wondering, 'cuz I was. Broccoli. If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety, you can harvest well into November. Source: What to Plant Now... read more

NEW FENCE
( culture / writing / blog / home-garden )

I forgot to mention I built a fence last weekend. It only spans about 12 feet from the side of the house to the retaining wall dividing us from our slightly-uphill neighbor. I've still got to cut a gate into it. Hopefully, I ca... read more


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