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Don’t Throw It Away! The Surprising Benefit Of Leaves

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

This time of year, many are dealing with all those falling leaves. It seems they’re EVERYWHERE! But don’t send them to the landfill – oh no! They can be used to keep your garden soil healthy and suppress weeds.

That all adds up to a healthier garden with less work. What’s not to love??!

I use leaves for mulch instead of raking and bagging them and sending them to the landfill. There are lots of ways the garden benefits. #TexasHomesteader

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Repurposed Coffee Can For Deep Soak Watering To Conserve Water

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

We are always looking for ways to repurpose empty coffee cans. I’ve found a way to use them in the vegetable garden to conserve water. Perfect!

Keeping plants watered during the hot, dry Texas summers requires some consideration for sure. Come see my conservation tips.

A repurposed coffee can can be used for deep soak watering in the garden. It conserves water while allowing water to slowly drip. #TexasHomesteader

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