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Where I Found The Best Raised Garden Bed

by Texas Homesteader ~

Raised bed gardening has been popular for years. But these days it seems all the rage! The benefits of raised beds are many. The increased height makes it easier to maintain and harvest from your garden. And it’s easier to keep that soil uncompacted & well balanced. Better soils make for a better harvest!

Building a better raised bed - Hopkins Hidden Homestead. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Pick The Best Meat Thermometer For The Grill

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I found a wireless meat thermometer that makes cooking meat to the perfect temperature a breeze, whether in the oven oven, on the grill or even in my solar oven!

The Meater is a truly wireless meat thermometer that makes grilling or baking meat to the perfect temperature a breeze. And results are sent to my phone!!

Wireless Bluetooth MEATER Meat Thermometer with smartphone app. #TexasHomesteader

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Endless Soap Dispenser For Kitchen Convenience

by Texas Homesteader~ 
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How would you love to never have to refill that little soap dispenser pump attached to the edge of your sink? I found a soap dispenser with an extension tube that draws directly from the large bottle of liquid soap beneath your sink. That makes having soap at your fingertips so much more convenient!

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Stopping That Blasted Bermuda Grass At Last!!

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RancherMan & I had a porch extension built last year. But wait.  WHAT’S THIS???  Even though we took precautions to keep the Bermuda grass out, it tried to march into our beautiful raised beds anyway!

As anyone who’s battled (and LOST) the war with Bermuda grass in their flower beds knows, it’s almost impossible to eliminate. The underground rhizosomes break easily, leaving the next generation of Bermuda-grass-misery ready to thwart your best efforts.

Bermuda Grass is notoriously hard to control. When it creeps into your raised beds, heck you've lost the war! Come see how we're protecting our raised beds with grass barrier. #TexasHomesteader

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Eliminating Mosquitoes: What Worked & What Didn’t!

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I need a surefire way to eliminate mosquitoes. You really do have to be careful and protect yourselves against their nasty bites. I’ve tried all the sure-fire remedies but none worked. But I did find one thing that worked beautifully. Come see. I've tried all the remedies you read about, none worked. Then a friend told me about these Mosquito Eradicator baits. I'm amazed! Success at last! #TexasHomesteader

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