Category Archives: DIY & upcycling

Simple Ways to Pet-Proof Your Garden

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A love of the outdoors and a passion for pets often go hand in hand, but as you’ll know, our four-legged friends can make maintaining a garden a major challenge. If you’re not careful, you could find your feline or canine companions all but destroying your outside space. Luckily, there are ways to minimize the damage caused by our furry associates.

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Poisonous Plants that cause Burns and Blindness

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What everyone should know about poisonous plants that can have terrible effects on you, you children and even your pets. We offer DIY green remedies for burns and blisters that result from poison ivy and wild parsnip.

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Natural Black Fly Repellents

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Eeep! its black fly season and if those little critters are taking chunks out of you, there are ways to fight back. Traditional chemical repellents don’t do the trick and are full of harmful toxins, but there are some natural ways to beat back those little beasties.

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Natural DIY Spring Cleaning Products

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Commercial cleaning products contain enough chemical clout to vaporize small bacterial colonies, their astringent chemical compounds are harmful to you and your family and reduce the quality of your indoor air. The truth is, you can clean EVERYTHING in your home just as effectively with simple items you already have in your kitchen. So toss out your chemical cleaners and get your home ready for spring with these natural, green living DIY cleaning products/

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