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Urban Homesteading & Gardening Guide

Urban Homesteading & Gardening Guide

Homesteading is mainly about self-sufficiency and living greener with less of an impact on the environment. Maybe you can’t move to the countryside, disconnect the power company or the local water and sewer utility, but you can live a more planet-friendly existence.
How to Get Rid of Duckweed

How to Get Rid of Duckweed

Duckweed (Lemna minor) can cover an entire pond in a matter of days under the right conditions. Removing duckweed without the aid of chemicals is tricky and involves a homeopathic approach that treats the entire pond watershed area, but it can be done.
How to Make Plastic Swimming Pool Gardens

How to Make Plastic Swimming Pool Gardens

Save a leaky plastic pool for use in your garden during the next planting season. Wash it, allow it to dry and store it out of the way until needed. Use it to create a plastic swimming pool garden once it has been prepared for such, and the pool will not take up space in a landfill somewhere.