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Gardening

Benefits of Crop Rotation For Your Garden

You don’t have to be a farmer to use crop rotation; gardeners and homesteaders can also benefit from this technique to improve their crops. All …

Old scratched fire extinguisher
Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Fire Extinguisher Disposal: The Ultimate Guide

We all know that fire extinguishers are vital safety devices for homes, businesses, schools, and anywhere else there is a fire risk – but what …

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Gardening

How to Grow Butternut Squash

Growing butternut squash is deeply rewarding; the squash you produce will happily last through most of the winter. However, it does require ongoing care throughout …

Borage flower
Gardening

How To Grow Borage

Borage, aka Starflower, or to give it it’s Latin name, Borago Officinalis, is a plant with stunning blue and purple spiky, star-like flowers. The plant …

Herbs in small pots
Gardening

8 Delicious Herbs That Grow in Shade

We all love the sun, right? Well, most of us do. That not only applies to humans, but to plants too. Most plants, herbs, fruit …

Polystyrene ball for flower arranging
Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Can You Recycle Styrofoam?

Yes, Styrofoam can be recycled, but relatively few local schemes accept it. Additionally, Styrofoam that is contaminated with food, drink, or other materials may not …

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Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Can You Recycle Pizza Boxes?

Yes, you can recycle pizza boxes – but only when they’re clean. The corrugated cardboard that pizza boxes are made from is recyclable, but grease …

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Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Can You Recycle Bubble Wrap?

Bubble Wrap is recyclable but is rarely accepted in kerbside collections because it is made from plastic “film.” These sheets of very thin plastic require …