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Growing Herbs from Seed
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

Growing herbs from seed such as basil, thyme, and parsley is a simple, inexpensive way to get started with herb gardening. All you need is a packet of seeds, a …

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How to Make a Comfrey Salve for Chickens
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

Learning how to make a comfrey salve for chickens and ducks is easy. Comfrey salve is such a useful item to have around — everyone should have a jar of …

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The Joy of Growing Horseradish (It’s Great With Almost Anything!)

By Sue Robishaw – Cold-climate gardeners can boast few crops that prefer their freezing winter abode, but the sturdy horseradish not only prefers it that way, it requires that cold. It …

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Dandelion Uses from Root to Fluff
February 13, 2019 . · Self-Reliance

By Rebekah White from New Life on a Homestead – Dandelions are considered a weed by most gardeners but the list of dandelion uses runs long. We spend a lot of …

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How to Spin Wool Using a Commercial Mill
February 11, 2019 . · Homesteading

Learning how to spin wool using a commercial mill is an option. When we first began raising fiber and wool animals, I had grand dreams of producing yarn myself.  I …

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What Needle Felting Supplies Do You Use for Sculpting?
February 11, 2019 . · Homesteading

Get ready to grab some needle felting supplies. Needle felting is a way to make soft sculptured dolls and animals. The steps are easy. There are many different ways you can use …

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Why Teach Classes on How to Knit, Spin, Weave or Felt
February 11, 2019 . · Homesteading

By Tim King – Teaching classes on how to knit, spin, weave or felt can be a way for the small flock master to develop markets and customers for wool products. Some …

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