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4 Ways to Raise Livestock Without Chemicals

Ways to keep you animals healthy naturally
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 11:21 AM

4 great tips to keep livestock off the chemical pharmaceuticals and have them on natural methods for preventing and treating common ailments.

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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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8 Reasons to Stockpile Diatomaceous Earth

Uses abound for food-grade DE
Friday, August 16, 2013, 9:16 PM

We all want to live healthy and happy lives. Being healthy helps build our resilience and prepares us for difficult challenges ahead. One could say that being healthy is a whole challenge in itself. But there is a simple step we can all take to move in a more healthy direction. That step is to adopt the use of diatomaceous earth into our daily lives.

As many organic gardeners know, diatomaceous earth is one of the go-to solutions for controlling pests in the garden and it is a simple solution for keeping food clean, healthy, and pest free. We are going to discuss a number of other lesser known applications for diatomaceous earth (DE) that can be used indoors and out, which will make your environment cleaner, less toxic, and a healthier place to pursue the happiness that we all seek. » Read more