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Herbal Mason Jars Are One of The Best Fly Repellant Ideas
July 27, 2019 . · Homesteading

Flies are the bane of not only every backyard chicken keeper, but anyone who has ever tried to have an outdoor picnic, barbecue or birthday party. I hate using chemical …

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12 Plants That Keep Away Mosquitoes
July 11, 2019 . · Growing

Growing dual-purpose edible plants that keep away mosquitoes is beneficial and practical. From the annoyance of buzzing in your ears to the threat of Zika and West Nile, mosquitos are …

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Natural Ways to Get Rid of Mice
June 5, 2019 . · Homesteading

For the safest, most natural ways to get rid of mice, start with the most minimum impact and work up from there. I have a friend who insists on using …

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A Quick & Easy Chicken Eggplant Recipe
March 13, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

If you’re anything like me, this time of year you find yourself out in the garden an hour before dinner time trying to put together a healthy dinner recipe using …

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10 Plants That Repel Bugs Naturally
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

Originally published in Countryside May / June 2017. Subscribe for the full digital issue!  I have learned a lot through the years about plants that repel bugs naturally. When we moved …

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7 Home Remedies For Upset Stomach That Work Fast
February 13, 2019 . · Self-Reliance

We just can’t help ourselves, can we? We overeat during the holidays. So many parties, so many celebrations it’s just hard to say no or enough. Don’t worry, I’ve got …

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How to Make Essential Oils At Home
February 13, 2019 . · Self-Reliance

Have you ever wondered how to make essential oils from your own plants? With new research into the therapeutic and medicinal benefits of aromatherapy, knowing how to make your own …

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12 Natural Home Remedies for Toothaches
February 13, 2019 . · Self-Reliance

In my experience, a toothache can pop up when you least expect it or when it’s most inconvenient. That’s why having a few options for home remedies for toothaches can …

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Home Remedies for Headaches Using Essential Oils and Herbs
February 13, 2019 . · Self-Reliance

Home remedies for headaches can be lifesavers when you find yourself coming down with a headache and don’t have any over-the-counter painkillers or can’t take a painkiller for whatever reason. …

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5 Tips for Successfully Planting Herbs in Pots
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

Growing herbs in pots is perfect for anyone with a little available outdoor space and a desire for useful plants. Personally, I love herbs precisely because they are useful. Don’t …

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Home Remedies for Allergies
February 13, 2019 . · Self-Reliance

Although I’m fortunate enough to never have suffered from the symptoms of seasonal allergies, I’m married to someone who suffers greatly every year once the pollen, spores and mold of …

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4 Healing Herbs to Grow, Including Chamomile Plant

By Barbara Walsh – For thousands of years man has studied and used a healing herbs list. Physicians during the ancient times were expected to study and know the medicinal values …

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Ginger Tea Benefits (and Other Herbal Remedies) for Relieving Gas
February 13, 2019 . · Self-Reliance

A cup of ginger tea is the perfect end to any meal, and when you know some of the ginger tea benefits (like relieving digestive discomforts), you’ll want to make …

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Easy Home Remedies For Diarrhea
February 13, 2019 . · Self-Reliance

Diarrhea is one of the more unpleasant digestive symptoms that you can encounter, but thankfully, home remedies for diarrhea are easy and effective when you find yourself faced with an …

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Garden Herbs List: No Salt? No Sugar? No Sweat!

By Gail Reynolds – Let’s face it, having to reduce or eliminate salt or sugar from our daily diets can be a tough morsel to swallow. Whether we’re confronting this under …

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