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Natural Weed Control

5 Non-Toxic Methods You Need to Know
Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 7:15 PM

A number of great ways to naturally control the growth and spread of weeds in the garden and around your property.

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Neil Howe: What To Expect From The Fourth Turning We're Now In

More centralized control, crisis & conflict
Sunday, March 15, 2015, 12:58 PM

Fourth turnings are characterized by a growing demand for social order, yet supply of it remains weak. The emergence of the surveillance state, a perpetual war machine, increased intervention in the markets by the central planners, greater government control of critical systems like health care and the Internet -- all of these are classic signs that we are well into a fourth turning now. » Read more

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How to Control Squash Vine Borer

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 8:29 PM

Squash vine borers are terrible pests of the cucurbit family of plants that include squash, zucchini, pumpkins, melons, and cucumbers.

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Control Methods for Slugs

7 ways to keep pesky slugs from your garden
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 6:06 PM

I absolutely loathe slugs. They are a huge pest in my strawberry patch, and a minor pest in my annual garden. I mulch my garden with either shredded hardwood or straw, and I definitely have more slug problems from mulching. Having said that, the benefits of mulching far outweigh the slugs. I have tried quite a few natural and home remedies that can work wonders at keeping your slug problems to a minimum.  Join me in exploring the numerous options we have at our disposal. » Read more

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How to Control Mites and Lice on Chickens

Managing your flock for optimum health
Monday, January 27, 2014, 4:31 PM

Chickens love to take dust baths. This helps to keep their feathers clean and in good shape, but more importantly it helps to keep them free of mites and lice. Mites and lice can be serious pests of your flock. If chickens are left untreated in an outbreak, the results can be a general weakening, lower egg production, loss of appetite, lethargy, and possibly death. Your chickens should be active all day. If they are not moving much, there may be something wrong. » Read more