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Bee Removal To Be Illegal In Texas

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Bee removal is a common practice for many bee owners. Well, it’s about to become illegal in Texas if an Irving lawmaker has her way. When a local bee keeper gets a call concerning a swarm or hive in a nearby residence or tree, they load up and ride to …

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10 Smokehouse Ideas For Your Backyard

Best Smokehouse Plans

These smokehouse ideas for your backyard will open up endless fine dining possibilities for your family. Smoked meat is tradition that goes back thousands of years as a way to preserve a harvest that normally took place each fall, winter and early spring. The saved meat would then been used …

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Better Garden Soil With Coffee Grounds

Garden Soil Coffee Grounds

It’s a garden soil additive that is often overlooked as an explosive and helpful soil builder. Coffee grounds! The coffee bean is amazingly nutrient rich and packed full of energy. People the world over drink it daily and believe it or not, throw those used beans away when they are …

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Huge Reishi Mushrooms On Persimmon Stump

reishi mushrooms

Today I found some amazingly large Reishi mushrooms growing IN MY GARDEN! They were huge but disappointingly old and probably beyond using for medicine. But it was exciting still to find them growing so close to home in my garden. I have looked long and hard for these on the …

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A Rifle Made For War

Enfield Rifle Video

Until this point I had never held an American Enfield rifle but I knew from enough pictures I’d seen that this one was a bit different. The stock was not the same as the Enfield rifles I’ve seen. After doing some research, I noticed that the serial number put this …

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Streak Tracer Ammo – Range Time

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A recent trip to Bass Pro in Springfield, MO found me bringing home a box of Streak tracer or visual ammunition.  It’s a tracer alternative that is safer and cheaper. As someone who went through a lot of tracer ammo in the military, I can assure you its fun to …

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Sorghum or Honey for NATURAL Sugar?

Sorghum Or Honey

Bee Keeping, sometimes called apiculture is popular in homesteading circles. People want a way to produce their own natural sugars and honey is a product that is sold in every grocery store. Because of the popularity of this product in our culture, it’s natural to think that this is a …

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3 Favorite Garden Veggies To EAT RAW!

Garden Veggies

One of the best reasons to grow your own garden is to that you get to eat out of it! We love all of the foods our garden produces and the amazing flavors we get to experience. It’s just so amazing to us that you can put a seed in …

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The Top 5 Heirloom Seeds Companies

Top 5 Heirloom Seeds Companies

More and more gardeners are turning to small family owned businesses to purchase heirloom variety seeds. Giant companies such as Burbee claim they do not and have never sold GMO seeds. But they do admit to purchasing a certain amount of their seeds from a Monsanto subsidiary named Seminis. The …

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The Battle of Hornworms in the Garden – VIDEO

Getting Rid Of Hornworms

After 5 years of gardening, this is the first year we have had such a large issue of devastating hornworms eating our tomato plants. We have had them before but never in these numbers. Each evening I go out to the garden and kill about a dozen more. These little …

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