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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    What did you do for Earth day? I went to an Earth day street festival that was in a city 1 hour from me. I took my 1st granddaughter, 3 months old, to her 1st Earth day celebration. I had so much fun! It was nice being around nature lovers, earth lovers, tree huggers........just like me. I...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    I just love Earth Day! It is this weekend and I am off work for 3 days! I am currently at work now and have 3 hours left in this shift and I am so excited. I feel like Earth day is a day for people like me. Nature lover! Tree hugger! I just love mother earth. Maybe it is the Native American in...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    23 March 2012 Diatomaceous Earth and Borac Acid Pesticide 23 March 2012 Diatomaceous Earth and Borac Acid Pesticide A mixture of Diatomaceous Earth and Boric Acid was prepared for use this Summer. It will get a through testing as a home made pesticide. Boric Acid natural insecticide, Dry Rot...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    Boric Acid natural insecticide, Dry Rot treatment Boric Acid I am going to experiment with Diatomaceous Earth and Boric acid powder to make my own powdered insecticide. The mixture will be 20 to 1 Diatomaceous earth to Boric acid powder. Proportions picked as a reasonable practical experiment...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    27 May 2010 Diatomaceous earth 27 May 2007 Diatomaceous earth, This was purchased at a Seed and Feed Supplier. Cost 13 dollars for 25 pounds. Wear a mask when dispensing. Ingesting into the lungs has dangers, similar to many types of dust. This is a non toxic pesticide. Diatomaceous earth...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    Due to the economy my bf and I are looking to start growing some of our own vegetables. While we were in the hardware store we saw some Earth Box containers. When we got home we researched them. They are a rectangular container with a 3-4 gallon water reserve in the bottom, they have wheels...
  7. Green Living
    Happy Earth Day! What are you all doing to celebrate? :grnwave:
  8. What's for dinner
    Happy Earth Day / Good Friday everyone :) Tonight, I believe dad wants to 'order out'. :thumb: He won't eat out b/c he's afraid of eating too much (raising his blood sugars too high) b/c he can't 'control' himself as well like when he's at home :lol: So...whatch'all having for dinner tonight?
  9. General Chat
    the camera was bizaare. wow, what a contraption.
  10. General Chat
    The Day the Earth Sped Up : Discovery News I am a bit of a geek and thought I would share this with everyone.
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    I recently stumbled onto this idea and I really like the idea!! I was just wondering if anyone else here was familiar with it?
  12. General Chat
    I'm putting this here for more exposure - Mother Earth News on CD or DVD $40. This collection contains the contents of the first 40 years of Mother Earth News. This mag was started back in 1970 to teach people about frugal living, homesteading, and a bunch of other stuff (too earlier inthe...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    We are in the process of starting our first *real* garden. We are doing raised beds and DH is building quite the set up. 4 beds, 4X12 each, each one irrigated independantly by our choice of either city water, our deep well or gravity fed via rain barrel. The perimeter area around the boxes...
  14. Freebies
    Our "free flowers for Earth Day" bookmark includes seeded paper embedded with a handful of annual and perennial wildflowers. Directions are included to plant the paper. In a short time you’ll enjoy free flowers from HelioPower. By going solar for Earth Day 2010 you’ll celebrate green...
  15. General Chat
    Has anyone ever heard of this magazine? I bought it when I was in Harrisburg waiting for my flight and I absolutely LOVE it. It is so informative about green living, healthy eating and gardening. I am even thinking about taking out a subscription. Has anyone heard of it before?
  16. Green Living
    This year there will (hopefully) be many retail locations that will be promoting Earth Day with special deals or giveaways. Let's see how many we can find so that we can make sure we don't miss them and we can take advantage of as many as possible. Here is one I just found today: Target will...
  17. Green Living
    Earth Day Network Ok. I admit it. It's only been the past few years I even paid attention to this little date on the calendar. For too many years, the day came and went like any other one and I didn't even give it a thought. But about 8 years ago, something began to shift in my thinking...
  18. General Chat
    Are you going to participate? https://www.myearthhour.org/home
  19. Freebies
    Pottery Barn Kids stores will be having an Earth Day Celebration on 4/22/10. This event will include earth friendly giveaways for children, activities and story time throughout the day. Earth Day Celebration | Pottery Barn Kids
  20. General Chat
    Who knows what the last food to survive and be edible on earth will be? I was watching "Life After People" and it was about what happens to earths food supplies. I guessed it but it is still interesting. I'll come back and see who has the answer.
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