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Start a Strawberry Tower in a Bucket

Watch this video on how I grow strawberries in a hanging bucket strawberry tower.



I don't typically buy strawberries at the grocery store, or even at the local farm markets because strawberries are known for their high retention of chemicals such as Round-Up and other dangerous chemicals used by growers.

I grow all of my fruits and veggies organically, and there's comfort for me in that. I can enjoy my strawberries every morning without washing them or the fear of consuming harmful chemicals. With that said, and the fact that I don't have a lot of ground space, I have to think creatively, and make every inch of usable space count.

In the video below, you can see how to start your own hanging strawberry tower from a bucket.


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Inbox Dollars

We all want to earn extra cash. So why not do it the fun and easy way?

Inbox Dollars is not a qet rich quick gig by no means, but it does add up for very little work! It is one of my top picks where extra cash is concerned. If you have a website, its even better yet! InboxDollars has several ways that generate cash. I am not going to get into the areas I don't use. You may use every option of the many available, but I only use a few because of time constraints and other business ventures I work. Here is a general idea of why I love InboxDollars.

TV I can work here online on one screen, and InboxDollars TV option allows me to continuously play video after video automatically to earn. Now that's not saying you don't have to pay attention. At the same time, you can do other things and watch the automatic lists if you pay attention for the "are you there/watching?" prompts. I split my desktop to 2 screens so that I can work while watching!
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When to allow your ducklings to swim safely

When is it okay to let ducks out on ponds or deep water? That's a good question for those of us that are raising these water fowl for the first time.

Being newer to hatching, and raising my own birds from the start, I had to do quite a bit of research even though we had ducks while I grew up. I didn't know much in detail beyond feeding like yard birds, and collecting eggs. We didn't even have a swimming source for the ducks while I was growing up, so my learning process to keep them safe and healthy has really begun more recently.




A friend of mine gave me some duck and chicken eggs to hatch. I had just a hovabator with a mercury thermometer in the bottom, and I hand turned the eggs 4 to 5 times a day faithfully...even through the nights. 5 healthy ducklings hatched with 6 chicks. 
Those same chicks hatched with the ducks are all feathered out, but tiny compared to the ducks. Ya see, while they grow, ducks put their energy into size, and growing larger whereas chicks spend …

DIY Animal Feeder Ideas Link-up

Make your own rabbit feeder fast and easy with what you already have!

Raising small or caged animals requires many feed dishes. If you raise animals than you already know how expensive store bought feeders are.

I have so many coffee cans around because they are so useful around the homestead. I only used a blade to cut the can, and duct tape to put it together! Since the first one in this photo, I have made many more just like it.

I continue to use this design, but NOT on all of my rabbits. My adults don't seem to chew them up, but the young groups of grow-outs have much more curiosity and mischievous personality. The young go straight for the tape. To remedy this, you can tape it from the inside. It's a bit more difficult to assemble, but it does work better for the chewers.

Of course they may not last forever or even a long time, but they work well when you need one! Im still using the original ones I made for my older rabbits, and i also have one in my chick brooder.

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Swimming Pool DIY Brooder

Make an inexpensive, safe brooder for your hatch-lings with this cool DIY brooder.

Gardening: Blossom End Rot

For organic gardeners, it can be quite defeating to grow your garden and suddenly, all of your new fruit growth has been tainted with rot at the blossom end. So what now? What went wrong?

Hatching Chicken Eggs

Watch the video of the chicks I hatched with my grandson.