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A Homemade and Natural Dog Shampoo Bar Recipe

A homemade dog shampoo bar perfect for your dog(s). Because their skin and hair pH is more acidic than ours, they need a special recipe; this natural recipe delivers on all counts and is simple enough to make at home.

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How And Why To Attract Bluebirds To Your Garden

You should learn how to attract bluebirds because they’re beautiful, have a sweet sounding song, and they eat mosquitoes and other insects by the thousands every day! More bluebirds means less mosquitoes.

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Homemade All Natural Paw Wax/Balm For Dogs

Homemade paw wax, as the name suggests, is wax for your dog’s paws. It’s a blend of wax and oils that coat the underside of the paw, protect it from the elements, and heal any existing abrasions.

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Surprising Ways to Help Winter Birds

We love our winter birds. One of my favorite sights is when the cardinals come in to hit our feeder against the white backdrop of snow. Did you know you can also furnish a heated bird bath?

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Four Great Reasons to Grow Sunflower this Year

Most people who grow sunflowers do so to harvest the seeds. Sunflower seeds or sunflower oil are a big deal and how cool to grow your own. But did you know there are many other reasons to grow the sunflower? Here are several other reasons you may want to grow sunflowers in your yard.

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Tips on How to Bear-Proof Your House Naturally

Here are some natural ways to ensure you have a bear proof house, which may or may not be effective for the bears in your area, but they are definitely worth a shot! Some of these things may also work to deter opossums and raccoons.

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Children’s Garden Ideas and How to Get Kids Involved

I’m often asked how to plant a child garden, and how to get kids more involved with gardening. My main strategy is to excite their senses and to include them as much as possible, because kids love being involved! Here are 6 plant ideas to get you started.

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Learn to Attract and Feed Hummingbirds Naturally

I came up with this hummingbird food recipe because I love to watch the hummingbirds. Each year, I wait until about mid-April when they finally show up. I have fed them commercial nectars before, but realized it was cheaper and healthier to make my own.