12 Surprising Uses For Wood Ash In The Home And Garden

Do you have a wood burning stove or have a collection of ash from an outdoor grill? The ash you have collected is a great source of nutrients for your garden and can even be used in the home. You might be surprised at the numerous uses for wood ash that are available. One of the best uses for … [Read more...]

How To Salvage Old Things Around The Home

Are you someone who uses items in your kitchen all the time? This will include items made out of cast iron or may be a cheap plastic. The constant use of certain items will leave them looking worn. If this is something that is a concern, then you may want to know how to salvage old things in your … [Read more...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Composting Toilets

There are various ways to create fertilizer to use on your property. The easiest option is to use some food scraps to make compost to use for fertilizer. Manure from cows and chickens can also be used as fertilizer. An interesting alternative is to make your own fertilizer by using composting … [Read more...]

How To Make Crates: Make An $11 Crate With A $3 2×4

Do you enjoy doing various woodworking projects like making furniture using a few variety of wood. One way to use a few scraps of 2x4 boards is to make your own wood crates. Knowing how to make crates from wood is the best way to recycle and even save money on store bought products. A table saw … [Read more...]

23 Ways To Upcycle Old Pickle Jars

Do you have old pickle jars or jars with fruits and vegetables that were purchased at the store? You may be surprised to know these jars can be upcycled in a lot of ways around your home. All you need to do is make a list of ways to upcycle old pickle jars. Pickle jars come in so many sizes, … [Read more...]

Ditch The Paper Towels And Switch To Reusable Cleaning Cloths

Are you making an effort to try and be more environmentally-friendly at home? This is easy to do with the right plan and items that can be reused. A great way to help the environment is to stop using regular paper towels and use reusable cleaning cloths. The best thing about reusable cleaning … [Read more...]

Laundry To Landscape Greywater System

Are you interested in using all available resources that your home provides? One thing that you may be wondering is how to save or reuse water that is sent down the drain. Greywater from your laundry is a great way to water your landscape. All you need to do is learn how to set up a greywater … [Read more...]

60+ Ways To Reuse Plastic Bags

Do you throw away the plastic bags that you bring home when shopping at the grocery store or at local dollar stores? These are a great item to have around as they can be used in many ways. This means you can keep plastic material out of landfills if you find ways to reuse plastic bags at … [Read more...]

18 Resourceful Ways To Reuse Toilet Paper Rolls

Do you have a city recycling bin for items like newspapers and cardboard? One item that you may add to this bin on a regular basis is toilet paper rolls. However, you may be surprised to learn there are a lot of ways to reuse toilet paper rolls in your home. If you grow various types of plants at … [Read more...]

Keyhole Garden – A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Are you looking for a unique way to grow food at home? One structure that will have a lot of advantages on any type of homestead is a keyhole garden. This type of garden gets its name from the way it is built and they way you maintain it on your property. If you have a source of stone and some … [Read more...]