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how to clean your sewing machine

Learn tips and tricks for keeping your sewing machine a clean, well oiled and happy member of your family for years to come!

Never run out of ideas for things to sew with this collection of Easy Sewing Projects for beginners.

Easy sewing projects for beginners. New to sewing? Find great starter projects here including bags, accessories, clothing, home decor, seasonal and more. From So Sew Easy.

Another Really Nice Vegetable Garden. If you click this photo you'll find 101 Gardening Secrets that the experts never told you. All kinds of great vegetable garden information. Just click the photo.

A traditional vegetable garden layout: Raised bed vegetable gardening Let’s look at some of the issues with raised beds in vegetable gardening. Why raised beds? I’m building raised beds throughout

-To test if your soil is acidic, just add some baking soda to your soil. If it fizzes, you’ve got acidic soil.  -To test if your soil is alkaline simply sprinkle some vinegar on a handful of dirt. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline.

You can test your own soil! Take two separate cups and add your soil sample to each. In one add vinegar and the other add some water, stir and add baking soda. If nothing at all happens your soil is some what PH balanced.

Tips on growing hydrangea

Tips for growing Hydrangea Hydrangea are one of my favorite shrubs. I ran across a great article on taking care of them at the Farmers Almanac. Here’s a link to their site if you want to see … - Flower Gardening