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Raise Baby Chicks - How to Raise Baby Chicks For Fun and Food

Raise Baby Chicks – How to Raise Baby Chicks For Fun and Food

How to raise baby chicks. Do you want to raise chicks at home, but not sure how to get started? We have raised backyard chickens for years and I am happy to share what I’ve learned about how to raise baby chicks. Raising chickens is a fun and rewarding process that I believe most people will enjoy. After all, who [...]

Frugal Gardening

Frugal Gardening

Growing your own fruits and vegetables is a fantastic way to save money throughout the year.  The vegetables you grow in the spring and summer can be eaten fresh, and can also be frozen or canned and enjoyed year round. Where to Begin 1.  To start growing vegetables, consider which vegetables your family enjoys eating.  [...]

Conserve Water & Save Money with a Rain Barrel

Conserve Water & Save Money with a Rain Barrel

Hi again from Lou Manfredini, Ace’s “Helpful Hardware Man.” Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water and help you save some money as well and the installation is pretty easy. There are several different types of rain barrels to choose from. My favorites are the ones made from recycled materials, such as ones [...]

Save with Composting

Save with Composting

m4s0n501 Hi there. This is Lou Manfredini, Ace’s “Helpful Hardware Man.” Composting is a great way to reduce what heads to the landfill and also the amount of fertilizer you need to buy for your garden. You can turn just about any table scraps or cooking leftovers into compost, but remember not to add in [...]