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Natural ways to Keep your Dog Healthy

In case you haven’t noticed, Americans are pet crazy. There are almost 90 million dogs and more than 94 million cats living in our homes. According to statistica.com, a whopping 68 percent of all U.S. households owned pets, and that’s up from 56 percent in 1988. It’s estimated that the average pet owner spends $477 dollars a year just on food treats for their pets. Keeping our pets healthy and happy is…

Use BTI for natural fungus gnat control

If you grow houseplants, sooner or later you will have to deal with fungus gnats. Fungus gnats are the tiny flying pests that can swarm like an annoying black cloud whenever an infested houseplant or outdoor potted plant is moved. Fungus gnats (Bradysia species) are small, mosquito-like insects that commonly infest the growing medium in which houseplants and outdoor potted plants grow. Often, when outdoor…

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Randy Schultz

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Randy Schultz is the Content Editor of HomeGardenandHomestead.com. He is a Master Gardener and a long-time member of GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators. Write to him at rschultz@homegardenandhomestead.com.

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Jessica Wood

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Jessica aka Frugal Garden Gal is an avid gardener and garden writer based in Colorado Springs, CO. She has over 10 years in the garden industry, and is a self-described horticulture nerd and plant addict. Jessica shares her eco- and budget-friendly gardening tips at https://frugalgardengal.com/   

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Ellen Zachos

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Ellen Zachos is the author of seven books including The Wildcrafted Cocktail and Backyard Foraging, and she co-hosts the Plantrama podcast (www.plantrama.com). Ellen writes about wild foods at www.backyardforager.com and has created an online course for beginning foragers.

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