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How Long Can You Freeze Deer Meat?

How Long Can You Freeze Deer Meat?

Proper preparation leads to meat that stays fresher longer.Venison roast with roasted potatos image by Elzbieta Sekowska from Fotolia.comResidential FreezersResidential freezers commonly reach a temperature of zero degrees. At this temperature, venison can be stored for six months..........[Read More]
Lawn Mower Blade Replacement Instructions

Lawn Mower Blade Replacement Instructions

Lawn mower blades chip, dull and require replacement after a year or two of cutting grass. Lawn mower companies realize this and have conveniently created a system that makes it easy for consumers to replace the blades at their home with just a wrench. When you go to the parts store to replace your ......[Read More]
Pond and Lake Management

Pond and Lake Management

Ponds and lakes are a valuable natural resource. They add beauty to the landscape, provide recreation and are a habitat for fish and wildlife. A natural body of water is a complex biological, chemical and ... ......[Read More]
How to Construct a Concrete Block Wall

How to Construct a Concrete Block Wall

Concrete blocks are a sturdy construction material often used in the construction of walls. Building a concrete wall can take muscle but it's not a complicated task. You will need supplies such as mortar, a trowel and stakes to complete the job.......[Read More]
DIY Outdoor Kitchen Design Plans

DIY Outdoor Kitchen Design Plans

Outdoor kitchens can enhance the look and viability of your home, especially during those spring and summer months when you simply must cook outside. While these kitchen design plans are a little different from their indoor brethren, you should still turn to what works in your standard kitchen for i......[Read More]
How to Build a Kids Rock Climbing Wall

How to Build a Kids Rock Climbing Wall

A rock climbing wall made for your kids is a great way to keep them active and interested in the outdoors. If you already have vertical wall space outside the addition of a rock climbing wall can be easier than you think.......[Read More]
How to Lay Herringbone Pavers Brick

How to Lay Herringbone Pavers Brick

A herringbone pattern provides a patio with a classic and attractive look. Using the same bricks that you would use for a conventional patio, you can make it much more visually interesting simply by laying the bricks at right angles and creating a herringbone pattern. The only aspect of this techniq......[Read More]
Why Can I Not Put Dog Manure in My Compost Pile?

Why Can I Not Put Dog Manure in My Compost Pile?

Dog manure should not be placed in a compost pile because it may contaminate any lawns or food crops grown with that compost. However, dog feces may be added to compost that is being used to grow non-edible plants.......[Read More]
Sustainability With a Greenhouse

Sustainability With a Greenhouse

Greenhouses are buildings that utilize the greenhouse effect to trap heat and extend the growing season of numerous plants, sometimes all the way through the winter season. Many greenhouses are used to produce food or ornamental flowers for sale or individual consumption, and greenhouses can be util......[Read More]
The Best Ways to Keep Birds From Building Nests Under a Deck

The Best Ways to Keep Birds From Building Nests Under a Deck

Watching wild birds build a nest and raise their chicks can be an entertaining experience. That experience loses its thrill when the birds begin building nests beneath your deck, making messes, becoming menacing to your family or guests and destroying your home in the process. Several methods are av......[Read More]
How to Apply Compost Tea

How to Apply Compost Tea

Most gardeners appreciate the value of rich, black compost for amending soil. Many gardeners have also come to appreciate a product of compost called "compost tea." Make compost tea by adding water to rich compost and allowing this mixture to steep for up to one week. After the compost tea steeps, s......[Read More]
Light Up Your House With Garden Lighting

Light Up Your House With Garden Lighting

Garden lighting can immensely enhance the beauty of your home. People usually focus on the plants and flowers and end up ignoring other basic elements needed in a garden such as lighting. However people mostly get their gardens crowded with huge lamps which really make the garden look an absolute ey......[Read More]
How to Design My Backyard Online

How to Design My Backyard Online

Exterior design plans don't have to be pricey, if you use free resources from the Internet. Doing a preliminary design allows you to try out different ideas before you waste money purchasing items that you won't like or use later. If you're feeling stuck for inspiration, it's a good idea to take a l......[Read More]
How to Make the Juice in a Dispenser Cold

How to Make the Juice in a Dispenser Cold

When having a party or event, a juice dispenser works well, as you can hold a large amount of juice from which friends and family can serve themselves. When storing juice in a large dispenser such as this it is often difficult to keep the juice cold, especially when the juice dispenser is outdoors d......[Read More]
How to Install a Decorative Metal Gate

How to Install a Decorative Metal Gate

Installing a decorative metal gate isn't a difficult process if you understand how the pieces of the gate work together. Many decorative metal gates come equipped with all the hardware needed to properly install them, so a few household tools are all that is needed to complete the job. You should al......[Read More]
How to Split Logs for Firewood

How to Split Logs for Firewood

Splitting logs for firewood is essential for the homeowner who heats his house by burning wood. Splitting logs is a simple task but requires a lot of time to split enough firewood to last for a substantial time. Splitting logs for firewood involves swinging a heavy object at a high speed. Because of......[Read More]
What To Consider When Choosing Your Cast Iron Umbrella Stand

What To Consider When Choosing Your Cast Iron Umbrella Stand

When choosing a cast iron umbrella stand for your patio umbrella make sure you chose the right size and weight. If you plan on erecting a permanent feature you will need a base that weighs about 75 lbs to support a decent sized umbrella.......[Read More]
Wholesale Nursery Business is About Way More Than Trees

Wholesale Nursery Business is About Way More Than Trees

A wholesale nursery is unlike any business out there. It takes hard work, dedication and loyal customers who buy your product year after year. Nurseries often grow plants in a greenhouse, a building of glass or in plastic tunnels, designed to protect young plants from harsh weather (especially frost......[Read More]
Games: How to Evolve Swinub in "HeartGold"

Games: How to Evolve Swinub in "HeartGold"

Swinub is a dual Ice/Ground-type Pokemon in the Nintendo DS video game "Pokemon HeartGold." It can evolve twice, first into Piloswine when it reaches Level 33, then into Mamoswine after it has learned the move Ancientpower. You can learn this move from a Move Tutor, but first you need to f......[Read More]
Bermuda Grass Problems

Bermuda Grass Problems

Many home owners choose Bermuda grass to cover their lawns due to its hardy nature and rich green coloring. There are however, many diseases and problems with Bermuda grass. Most problems with Bermuda lawns can be easily identified and remedied over a period of time using simple lawn treatments.......[Read More]