5 Mosquito-Repellent Plants That Are Perfect For Keeping Pests Away

Mosquitoes have been in the news a lot lately due to the Zika virus, which women were contracting when they went to places like Puerto Rico. The virus is especially dangerous for pregnant women and their unborn children. Even mosquitoes not carrying a deadly virus can be a nuisance in the warmer weather. Fortunately, there are some plants you can plant in your yard, near your garden, and around your home to keep these nasty blood sucking insects away. Read More 

How To Grow Garlic From Garlic Bulbs And Garlic Seeds

There are two methods to grow your own garlic. The first method is to cultivate garlic from garlic bulbs and cloves. The second method is to cultivate garlic from garlic seeds and flowers. If you have a vegetable garden and wish to grow your own garlic, you can use high-quality garlic bulbs from a farmers market or organic garlic producer. After you have grown a crop of garlic from garlic bulbs that have flowered, you can harvest the seeds from the flowers to grow in your garden next season. Read More 

Need Farm Equipment? Two Tips To Help You Get It On A Budget

As a farm owner, you understand that one of the most important aspects of running a successful enterprise is having quality, working equipment.  The tractors, plows and harrows that you use to perform your duties are central to keeping your farm running properly.  However, you may be having a hard time coming up with the money to purchase the necessary farm equipment.  Use this information to learn more about how to get farm equipment even when you're on a budget. Read More 

Take The Heartache Out Of Letting Go Of Things During A Nursing Or Retirement Home Transition

There may come a day in which your aging parents can no longer live on their own. When this time comes, you will face many challenges. One of these challenges being clearing out your parents' home. Your parent may be able to take some of their things with them to a nursing or retirement home, but many of the things in their home will need to be divided among the family, sold, donated or thrown away. Read More 

Wood Chips For Natural Solutions

Wood chips are the unsung heroes of Eco-friendly gardeners and landscapers everywhere. These handy bits are created when wood chippers are used to clear out damaged or dead fall trees. Using them is a fabulous way to recycle Mother Nature. If you have chosen to live in ecological harmony with the world, using wood chips is an excellent way to begin: Mulch Wood chips make an excellent mulch for your garden. Read More