homsteading

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Yes, another picture post of our snow harvesting. The snow was deep. About 8 inches. The kids really loved it. Mostly I was totally impressed with my snow collection though. That’s a 3 foot deep krater filled to the top. And the swales are even with the berms. So about 3 feet of snow collection

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How to grow and use lemongrass with a recipe

Lemongrass is such a wonderful plant. It can be used in cooking, to deter bugs, to make tea and medicinally. WebMD even has a page on it: Lemongrass is a plant. The leaves and the oil are used to make medicine. Lemongrass is used for treating digestive tract spasms, stomachache, high blood pressure, convulsions, pain,

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Last year I had a raised bed made from old fencing, 4 tire beds and 2 pallets. Oh, can’t forget the failed straw bale gardening experiment. This year I went bigger. I now have 4 raised beds, loads of tires next to the fence for vining plants (gourds, cantelope and cucumber), a lettuce bed and