Black-eyed Susans, or rudbeckia hirta, will add a brilliant touch of color to your garden. In this article, you'll find the information on how to plant, grow, and care for these beautiful flowers.
Learn how to plant and grow beautiful asters. Most varieties bloom in the late summer and fall when other flowers are finished for the season. The blooms come in many colors.
You will find everything you need to grow these beautiful flowers that will return year after year. Not only are they beautiful, but many of the plants are extra fragrant. Use them for cut flowers or a wonderful addition to the garden.
Learn all the information you will need to grow beautiful, hardy perennial geraniums. Included is a guide to choosing the right variety and zones for hardiness, how and where to plant, and how to deal with diseases and pests.
Learn how to grow your own gooseberries. Find a couple of recipes to use them at the same time.
Here you will learn some new tricks to grow big tomato plants that produce lots of fruit. The added benefit is lots of tomatoes to eat fresh or can and freeze.
Many of our Christmas customs in the US started in Germany. The Christmas tree for instance.
Find out the origins of Christmas cards. The still popular cards are still being sent by many today.
Nothing is more fun than crocheting for babies. Select from this wide variety of free crochet baby blanket patterns. Most are easy enough for a beginner.
Plantain has all of the health benefits of spinach. Use it on mosquito bites and the itch will go right away.
Many babies and even toddlers get cradle cap. Here you will find doctor's theories of what causes it and home treatments that you can use.
The free crochet baby bib patterns offered here can be crocheted quickly to make some nice baby gifts.
Heuchera, or coral bells, are perennial plants that are priced for their beautiful leaves that provide color all year long. The flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
No dessert is free of carbohydrates, but a slice of this pie is much lower than others. Try this super simple recipe.
You can easily learn how to plant, grow and care for clematis vines. These are easy to grow if you know what you are doing. You'll get a flush of blooms in the spring.
The health benefits of almond milk will surprise you. You can even make your own. It is good for those that are lactose intolerant and if you need to cut down cholesterol.
You'll find all the information here that you'll need to plant and care for daylilies. You'll also enjoy the photos and learn how to divide the plants.
If you've got little holes in your hostas or lettuce leaves, you probably have slugs. You can learn here how to get rid of slugs without using chemicals.
Learn what to do if your hair has been damaged by a perm, coloring or something else.
Egyptian onions are special, because they return year after year. These onions are also called walking or treetop onions.
Find free crochet patterns for roses to use as corsages, stemmed roses, filet roses and even more rose patterns. Roses are great for gifts. Crochet a dozen roses for your table centerpiece.
Learn how to make money selling daylilies. You'll find all of the information you need to buy daylilies, choose plants, care for them, where to sell them, how to pack and ship, and licensing.
If you have a bad smell from cigarette smoke or campfire smoke, you may not always have the time to shower. Follow these easy instructions and get rid of the smell if smoke in a hurry.
Learn how to identify ringworm and find some natural ways to get rid of it. You'll also find how to keep the fungus from spreading.
If you haven't tried Tapestry Crochet, you are missing out on a wonderful art form. This page includes How to Do Tapestry Crochet plus free patterns and graphs to use.
If your home reeks with smoke odors from cigarette smoke or any other smoke odors, find some hints and tips that will help get rid of the stinky smell.
Do you have an odor in your car that you are having problems getting rid of? Learn how to remove those odors and smells the natural way.
Learn how to clean a polish chrome surfaces and how to remove rust. Chrome is a shiny surface that has been plated for the shine and durability it provides.
Learn how to get rid of cat and dog odors from your home. We love our pets, but we don't want our homes smelling like them. Getting rid of all pet odors is included. Dog odors, cat urine, and more.
Do you have a problem with skunks in your yard? Learn how to get rid of the odor and how to repel skunks from your yard or home.
If you get an American Bobtail cat, it will be your favorite breed. These cats are super intellegent, will play fetch and act much like a dog. They like being walked on a leash.
Learn everything you need to know to grow a big pumpkin. Learn which variety of seeds works best, how to plant indoors and in the garden, and tips to growing a really big pumpkin.
Learn how to plant, care for, and propagate the beautiful Garden Phlox.
Michigan has so many haunted places that it was hard to choose the list of which were the most haunted. Listed are over 20 places that have reported spirits or ghosts sightings.
Rubbing alcohol has many uses. It works great for many cleaning projects around the house and also has many medicinal uses. Use it as an astringent and clean make-up brushes too.
You have an ink stain from your pen on your best new blouse or shirt. Learn how to use simple things you already have around the house to remove the stain.
If you are having problems with your laminated floors being streaky, here is a solution that really works. Even better, all you need are products you already have in the house.
Do you need wedding advice because your son is getting married. What are your responsibilities. You'll find lots of weeding advice for the mother of the groom here.
Growing organic peppers is easy if you know how. Learn how to plant them, care for them, and harvest them.
If you've got crickets in your house, you are probably wondering how to get rid of them. Here are some easy tips that will work.
Crochet ruffled or spiral scarves are a great fashion accent. Create one with yarn and they provide warmth at the same time. Included here is a selection of free patterns for spiral or ruffled scarves.
Infinity scarves are high fashion right now. Here you'll find free patterns, videos and tutorials for crochet infinity scarves.
Crochet cowls are a hot fashion item this year. Why not take advantage of the 24 free patterns offered here?
Find free crochet patterns for cute snowmen. Includes snowmen ornaments, stuffed snowmen, a table runner and more.
Find free crochet Santas. You'll find dolls, Santa's cookies, hats, boots, Mrs Claus and many more patterns.
Yes, you can make a living writing online. First the research needs to be completed and then the work needs to put into it. It takes time and patience.
The Wicked Witch of the West was a scary character in the Wizard of Oz. Have you ever wondered what happened to her? Read the interesting story of the life of Margaret Hamilton.
Legwarmers are back. Here you'll find lots of patterns for free crochet legwarmers, plus some videos to help you create them.
Knitted scarves make great gifts. Find a long list of free knitting patterns for on this page. Knit a scarf for yourself and your family.
Wrap a scarf around your neck in the winter and you'll be surprised how much warmer you feel. Here you'll find a long list of free crochet scarf patterns for the entire family. Crochet a few for gifts and for yourself.
Crochet placemat patterns are easy to complete. Here you'll find a long list of free crochet placemat patterns and a couple of videos that guide you along the way.
Home canning your own chicken can save you money—and you will know there aren't any preservatives added. I'll teach you how to do it yourself.
You'll find lots of free patterns for knitting socks here. Knitted socks are extra comfortable and warm for winter wear. Knit yourself a pair or for your family and friends.
The crochet afghan or Tunisian stitch is much easier than you'd guess. On the page you'll find lots of tutorials to learn the stitch, plus lots of free crochet Tunisian patterns. You'll need an afghan crochet hook to complete the projects.
Find patterns for free crochet doily patterns. Included are pineapples, ruffles, beaded doilies, flower doilies and more.
If you are suffering from a sunburn, you need to read this hub. Many of the supplies you have in your home will give you some relief.
Find a long list of free crochet amigurumi patterns on this page. Amigurumi is a quick and easy way to make toy and animal patterns fast. View some of these cute patterns.
A lapghans is just a small version of an afghan, but it's meant to be placed over your lap. They can be crocheted much more quickly. Find free crochet lapghan patterns here.
Find free crochet sock patterns for the entire family. Anklets, knee socks and tennis socks are included. Some use worsted weight yarn, others sports weight yarn and some use sock and baby weight yarn.
Be sure to try the Ripe Cucumber Pickle Recipe. If your garden is like mine, cucumbers are one thing that you get plenty of every year. After giving them away and still having too many, this is a nice sweet pickle recipe to use.
For a quick and easy sewing project, try an apron. Here you'll find lots of free apron patterns to sew. Included are craft aprons and tool belts.
Find free crochet patterns for vests for all the family. Find both short and long vest, V-necks and more.
Offered on this page is a long list of free knitting patterns for baby cocoons and sleep bags. You are sure to find a pattern that you will like from the long list. Most are easy and quick to knit.
Do you have a woodchuck, often called a groundhog, in your backyard? This article will cover 12 ways to remove or kill these intruders, so you can enjoy a lawn without any terrible-looking tunnels.
Is hydraulic fracking a safe way to obtain natural gas or oil? Look at both sides of the issue. How safe is it? I say not at all.
Find free sewing patterns for purses and bags. Sew your own and make it just the way you want it and save money at the same time.
Learn how to make your own shampoo and conditioners for your hair. All of these use ingredients you have right in your kitchen. Making your own organic hair care products can save money and keep you away from harmful chemicals.
Most people get age spots as they get older. Here you will find some home remedies to get rid of the spots.
Learn how to plan and shape a perennial flower garden that has blooms all season. Choose the right colors of flowers, plant a theme garden, and more.
Learn how to find wild asparagus the easy way. fill your freezer every year after reading these easy tips.
Find a long list of free filet crochet patterns and charts. Inlcudes flowers, animals, an American flag and more.
Learn the history of sock monkeys and find free sewing patterns and instructions to sew them. If you have problems finding the socks, there is a link for the original company so you can order some.
Many gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes many of them are tastier than the newer hybrid tomatoes. They are popular because the seed can be saved and they are the tomatoes that our ancestors grew.
Teddy bears have been a favorite for children for years. Read about the history of the teddy bear and find free teddy bear sewing patterns.
Epsom salt has many health benefits and can be used as a beauty aid for the skin. It works well in the garden to add magnesium and sulfur to the soil.
Learn the difference between perennial, annual, and biennial plants. Choose the right flower or vegetable for your garden.
Find lots of free crochet wedding patterns for bridal garters, purses, a wedding cake, bells, a veil topper and many more. Many of the patterns would work well for bridal showers too.
You'll find an entire page of links for free crochet children's hat patterns. Included are cute animal hats, ear flap hats, and even sun hats.
Have you had problems getting your hydrangea to bloom in your northern garden? Here is a list of why they may not bloom and the varieties of hydrangeas that will bloom in the north.
You can crochet beautiful rugs and many are beginner patterns. Included are free patterns.
Find free crochet shawl patterns. Included are patterns for prayer shawls, formal and casual shawls.
Oriental lilies are beautiful in the garden and as cut flowers. Learn how to plant and grow them.
The page includes links to patterns for the best crochet animal patterns on the web. It includes lions, tigers, bears, a giraffe, turtles and more.
Find free crochet Valentine patterns for hearts, pillow, and stuffed animals. Crochet a gift for someone special this Valentine's Day.
A perennial flower garden just isn't complete without coneflowers. They aren't just the purple echinacea they once were, but are available in orange, red, white, and pink. Birds and butterflies love these flowers too.
If you are going to purchase anti-aging products there are some facts you should know first. All wrinkle creams should contain certain products or they won't work.
How would you like to ean an extra thousand a month writing online? Here is a plan to earn $1000 a month at Hubpages.
Find companies that offer their free seed catalogs through the mail. Hard to find seeds and plants are easy to find.
Some apples are best for baking and cooking, and others are best eaten raw. Here you'll find a list of the best apples for applesauce, apple pie, apple crisps, and fresh juice.
There are some tricks to making really creamy fudge. I hate fudge that has a sugary texture. Get the hints and tips you'll need to make the best fudge, plus some links to good chocolate and other fudge recipes.
Learn some natural ways to avoid getting stretch marks during pregnancy. These ideas really work and are inexpensive to use.
More than 20 free crochet dishcloth patterns are on this page. Dishclothes are quick and easy to crochet and make great gifts.
Recipes for 14 ways to use up leftover turkey. Includes turkey lasagna and turkey casserole recipes. Make a dip, soup, salad, pizza and more.
Learn what size turkey you should buy, how to thaw it, how to prepare it and how to cook the turkey. Included are charts for cooking times for both stuffed and unstuffed turkeys.
Find free crochet slipper patterns for the entire family. Crochet some slippers for gifts and yourself.
If you spill water on your computer and act fast following these easy steps, you may be able to save your computer without causing any damage. Sticky things like soda or coffee with sugar may not be so easy.
Find free crochet mitten patterns and keep your hands toasty this winter. Crochet a few for gifts and charity too. Included are mitten patterns for both kids and adults.
If you would like to get more traffic to your web pages, here are some ideas that you may not have thought about.
Hear you'll find an easy way to roast chestnuts. Roasting chestnuts over an open fire is romantic, but I've included some simple ways for those that don't have a fireplace.
Get an early start crocheting for Christmas with this long list of free crochet ornament patterns. You'll find lacy stars, bears, angels, wreaths, a Santa Claus and more.
Ever wonder which apples are the best to eat fresh? Find a list of some of the old favorites and some of the newer apples that are becoming popular with everyone.
Get step-by-step instructions and learn how to home can your own beef.
Cilantro not only tastes good, but is good for you. The cilantro is the green part of the plant and the seeds that are picked from the plant are coriander. Cilantro is used in both Asian and South American foods.
Find free crochet Thanksgiving patterns. Decorate with your own creations this year. The page includes links to turkeys a corucopia, pumpkins, Indian corn, and Pilgrims.
Find free vintage crochet patterns online. Many heirloom patterns are included for doilies, afghans, slippers, tablecloths and many more items.
It doesn't matter if you are looking for a hunting dog or just a good companion, the Brittany makes a wonderful pet. These dogs are loving, smart, and perfect for those that want a loving companion.
If you've been diagnosed with Crohn's disease, it isn't the end of the world. I've had it for years and you'll find some hints and tips to deal with the disease better.
Everyone knows the Bible story of Noah and his Ark. Now take a look at Noah himself. There are a lot of lessons to be learned from this man.
Included are free baby bonnets, helmets and cap patterns galore. These are quick and easy gift ideas.
Crochet angel look great on the Christmas tree and are nice to display. Included are an angel doll, angel dishcloth, angel towel holder, bookmarks, tree top angels and more.
Find free crochet patterns for preemie babies. Patterns include blankets, hats, a poncho, dress and many more.
The story of Cain and Able is a story of sibling rivalry, jealousy and murder. It is the second story in the Bible that describes the sinfulness of man.
Have you ever wondered if Adam and Eve would have done things differently what are world would be like? What if they had just admitted their wrong doing?
Lebkuchen is an old German recipe that resembles gingerbread without the ginger. I've made this for my family, and it is good. Originally, it was made as a Christmas cake by families every year.
Many of our perennial flowers and shrubs are poisonous to dogs. Because these plants are toxic, we need to remove some from areas where the dogs play. View a list of plants that are toxic to dogs.
Rabbits like the same vegetables that we do, but we don't want them eating ours. Here are some hints and tips on how to keep rabbits out of the garden.
Alum may no longer be a safe ingredient for pickles. New products are now available and why take the chance.
This page includes everything you need to plant and grow hostas, including information on diseases. There are hundreds of varieties to choose from and add to your garden.
There are rules to follow if you really want a crisp cucumber pickle. You need to try the recipe for Crisp Sweet Cucumber Pickles. Included are the tips so they turn out crisp.
Holland, Michigan is great vacation get-away, offering beaches, camping, shopping, boating, fishing and look at Dutch history.
Visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes in the upper part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. It was voted the most beautiful place in the US.
Stevia is a herb that can be used as a natural sweetener with n0 calories and carbs. Often called Sweetleaf, it is has a pleasant red licorice taste.
If you like Oriental foods and gardening, you can plant many of your favorite Asian foods in your home garden. Seed are available online and many vegetables grow well in most areas.
The top richest people in the US are listed here with a little information about each. Some are philanthropist and a couple just want to make more money.
Most people would like to enjoy an early retirement. Here you will find the steps on how to retire early. It worked for us, so give it a try.
It's easy to grow your own salad garden even if all you have are containers to grow the vegetables on the patio. Learn how to grow lettuce, peppers, tomatoes and more.
We've all heard predictions when the world will end, but no one will know the exact date and time. Jesus said it would the world woud end like a thief in the night.
Most dogs in the US are overweight. Once your dog gets older it may get harder to keep him lean and trim. Try this pumpkin diet for your dog.
Find advice on the right yarns and threads to use to crochet a bikini. Included are free crochet bikini patterns.
Limelight is my favorite hydrangea because it has a shower of blooms every year, even here in the North. Southerners love this variety too.
You can get rid of a painful plantar wart without visiting a doctor and receiving a painful shot in the foot. Use this simple home remedy, instead.
Lots of free crochet Easter patterns for bunnies, baskets, Easter eggs,crosses, ducks and chicks are offered here.
Learn how to grow hydrangeas, how to plant and care for them. Learn how to change the colors of your hydrangea and what fertilizers to use.
If you've had toenail fungus, you know it can be hard to treat and you may wonder how to get rid of it. Try this easy home treatment just using Vicks.
Parley isn't just a garnish. There are many health benefits when you eat it and getting more vitamins is just one. It can actually help prevent leukemia.
Find free crochet baby pattern sites from around the web. A long listing is included.
Are you finding that feeling content is a problem? Here you will find the secrets to contentment and peace as found in the Bible in Philippians 4. This is an important read for all Christians.
Buying a foreclosed or short sale home is easy if you go in as an informed person. Don't pay money for a listing of foreclosed home.
Crochet baby cocoons are a wonderful gift for baby. Here you will find offered a long list of free patterns. Their little toes can't peek out and you'll love these designs.
The new HE washers use 40% less water and less detergent compared to a traditional top loader. Since these washing machines are now at the same price as a regular toploader it is a money saver to buy one.
Learn how to make buckeye candy. This recipe will provide a real treat for your family with its peanut butter center and chocolate outside.
With proper care, you can make your indoor orchid last for many years.
If your dog is scratching himself more than usual or has red eyes or bare patches of skin, he may have food allergies. It isn't unusual for a dog to have food allergies.
Do you know the facts about how to choose a poinsettia plant? If not, you need to read about choosing and growing, and learn how to keep it growing after Christmas.
If you need a special punch recipe for a party, included are 4 punch recipes to choose from. All are simple recipes.
As a child we celebrated Saint Nicholas Day every December 6th. It was the beginning of the Christmas season for us. It was better known to us as St Nick's day though.
Have you every wondered about what the history of the Christmas tree is and when it started. Here you will also find out what each Christmas tree ornament means.
I love creamy chocolate fudge. Mamie Eisenhower's recipe is famous for being one of the first marshmallow fudges. Here is a simple recipe you can make quickly.
Get all the information you need to grow butternut squash. Learn how to store butternut squash properly so you can enjoy eating them way into April.
Carla Emery had a big influence on the Homesteading Movement in the '70s. She encourage people to learn how to grow their own food, including meat. She wrote "The Old Fashioned Recipe" book which is a complete encyclopedia of country living.
This recipe for apple cake with a brown sugar topping will please everyone. Try it with the family or serve at a buffet or party. You won't get to bring any home!
Polish pierogies are a real treat. They are little pockets of dough that taste much like homemade noodles with a filling. Included here is a recipe for the Polish pierogies.
Sand Tart cookies are an old German cookie recipe that you will enjoy. These are easy to bake and use easy to find ingredients.
Have you been searching for ways to make money at home? Included are 15 ideas for jobs that even stay-at-home Moms can do.
Have you ever been to Northern Michigan and wondered how the pasties were made? Here is the recipe that is used in the Upper Peninsula. Try this original recipe, and then add some of your own variations.
Find some ways to save money on almost anything. Save money on fuel, groceries, clothing and more.
Learn the tips and tricks to grow organic vegetables. You don't need to use chemical fertilizers and pesticides on your garden. Get rid of insects, fertilize, and grow all of your vegetables with items you already have around the house.
If you enjoy crocheting, find some sites which offer some of the best free crochet patterns. These sites hve 100's of free pattern links.
Learn everything you need to know to grow Asiatic lilies. They are some of the most beautiful flowers available.
Have you wondered if you'll go right to heaven after you die or if it will be at the judgement. Read lots of input about when we will go to heaven after we die.
Have you ever wondered if you can make money selling daylilies? Yes you can. Read how you can become worth one million dollars growing these and my story about meeting the Daylily King.
Have you ever wondered how you should pray? Here are some easy guidelines for prayers. Just use the letters of ACTS.
Read the Bible story about Hannah and how God answered her prayer and gave Samuel to her. Hannah gives us many good lessons on prayer and faith.