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Considering a Scooter to Get More MPG? It's More Than Just an ..

A scooter is a great way to have economical transportation in and around metropolitan areas, as long as you aren't going a great distance or carrying lots of things. It also helps if you live ..
(September 26, 2008)
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Total Cost of Transportation - The Key to Saving Money in the ..

Okay, so you want to say money on gas. There are any number of ways, but isn't a better goal to reduce the overall cost of transportation? Of course it is. At the end of the day, we're concerned ..
(September 18, 2008)
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Be Frugal With Fuel - Four Easy Ways to Save Gas

Are you wondering how to get more miles per gallon to make the higher price of gas less painful? You're not alone.  Lots of folks are concerned with stretching their fuel dollars.  The good news ..
(September 18, 2008)
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Homemade Greenhouse Build it For Less Using Local Materials ..

Now is the time to build a greenhouse - a quality homemade greenhouse. Start growing vegetables year round and free yourself from the ever rising cost of produce. That's exactly what I have done. A ..
(June 15, 2008)
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Greenhouse Gardening Top 10 Reasons to Build Your Own ..

I always wondered about having a greenhouse of my own. What are the benefits? Could I put it to good use? Is it costly? Do I have the room? For me, those questions were answered long ago and now I am .
(June 20, 2008)
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Favorite Garden Vegetables, Part 1 Swiss Chard

Wouldn't it be nice to have a garden full of your favorite vegetables? To do that, you'd have to know each variety through experience. There are just too many garden vegetables to choose from, so ..
(June 21, 2008)
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Raised Beds Are the Key to Better and More Comfortable ..

When I was a kid, my parents were experts at growing vegetables in the backyard. Every year more of the flower beds were taken over by our vegetable garden. We grew different varieties and we used ..
(June 22, 2008)
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Favorite Garden Vegetables, Part 2 Romaine Lettuce

A garden full of your favorite vegetables is a dream come true. Getting to know all the varieties is impossible. There are thousands to be learned, and probably a hundred or more new varieties each ..
(June 21, 2008)
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Favorite Garden Vegetables, Part 4 Small Tomatoes

Did you know that there are thousands of varieties of tomatoes? It doesn't seem possible, but it's true. There are almost limitless colors, sizes, shapes, textures and flavors when it comes to ..
(July 05, 2008)
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Favorite Garden Vegetables, Part 3 Butterstick Summer Squash

You'll have a bountiful harvest of delicious yellow squash if you grow just a few plants of my favorite variety - Butterstick. A zucchini-like squash, Butterstick is a good variety to grow if you ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Single Layer Film Greenhouses The Challenges and the Rewards

They say “everything has its price", and this is certainly true with single layer film greenhouses. They are less expensive and easier to build, but can be costly in other respects. This ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Heating Your Homemade Greenhouse With Active Solar Energy Part .

If you had a large commercial greenhouse, you'd probably heat it with natural gas or propane in the winter, and write off the expense as part of doing business. This just isn't feasible with a ..
(July 19, 2008)
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Passive Solar Heating For Your Homemade Greenhouse

I've saved thousands of dollars by building quality homemade greenhouses. In order to retain that savings, I find simple and inexpensive ways to heat them. That means I count on the sun to meet ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Raised Beds - Cheap and Easy to Make

We have known for years that raised beds offer many advantages over gardening at grade level. They warm up earlier in the spring, the elevated moist soil provides natural energy storage for a ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Auctions Are Great Fun For the Smart Shopper

Have you ever been to an auction? If not, you're in for an interesting and exciting experience. Auctions are a great place for picking up items at very low prices. They key is to know how auctions ..
(June 10, 2008)
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