Frill Free Zone

The Frill Free Zone is where we get to the nitty gritty of living simply; eliminate all the unnecessary, useless, frivolous or giddy; it's where you get serious about creating your unique life that suits you to perfection.

  • Feel the pride of salvaging a piece of architectural molding and using it in an innovative way;

  • get off the recycling train and learn ways of using your packaging, instead of filling the landfill.

  • Find natural materials close at hand that make a vernacular building style work perfectly in your climate.

The world is at the cusp of stopping waste in its tracks - what did our grand parents say? Waste not, want not...

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Homesteading Blog - The Frill Free Zone
Jun 16, 2024

Homesteading Articles - your stories on Frill Free

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Homesteading Articles - guest posts and stories on Frill Free...

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Jun 15, 2024

Willows on the Homestead - how to grow Salix

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How To add Salix to the mix - Willows on the Homestead...

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Jun 14, 2024

Getting the Most out of CLR - learn this one simple trick

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Learn this one simple trick for Getting the Most out of CLR, that fabulous cleaner and decalcifying agent...

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Jun 13, 2024

Household Tips and Tricks - making life easier

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Household Tips and Tricks to make your life easier...

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Jun 13, 2024

Building a Worm Farm; simple tutorial for starting a red worm bin

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Hire some redworms to do the heavy lifting; worm composting is fun! This tutorial shows you start to finish how to do your own...

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Jun 12, 2024

Liquid Organic Fertilizer - waste not, want not

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Using Liquid Organic Fertilizer on your garden is one of the most sustainable practices you can imagine; you will never run out of this high nitrogen fertilizer

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Jun 11, 2024

Natural Fertilizer - eco-friendly nutrients for organic vertables

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If you're growing organic vegetables, you'll need natural fertilizers to keep them healthy...

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Jun 10, 2024

Nettle Tea; nutritious and health giving, for your garden

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Making Nettle Tea is one way to use these plants that are otherwise classed as weeds; who would have guessed that they are so beneficial to your garden?

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Jun 09, 2024

How To Kill Hornets and Wasps - without pesticides...

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Poison free gardening; How to Kill Hornets and Wasps without pesticides...

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Jun 08, 2024

Thunderstorm Protection for Plants

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Ways to give your plants some protection from hail and strong winds associated with atmospheric disturbances; Thunderstorm Protection for Plants...

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Jun 07, 2024

One Piece Blanket Vest - patchwork

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A patchwork One Piece Blanket Vest

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Jun 06, 2024

Live Rosemary Topiary - herb flavored decor

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Live Rosemary Topiary...

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Jun 05, 2024

Wood Ashes - an ancient soil sweetener

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Use this one additive to your garden, compost or lawn, to sweeten the soil, or raise the pH...

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Jun 04, 2024

How to Grow Tomatoes - organically

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How to Grow Tomatoes - organically...

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Jun 03, 2024

Bat Guano - high nitrogen natural fertilizer

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Bat Guano - high nitrogen natural fertilizer...

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Jun 02, 2024

Bog Coat - a funny name for a rustic peasant coat

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The rustic peasant coat with the odd name of Bog Shirt or Bog Coat...

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Jun 01, 2024

How Do You Know When Compost is Ready? The big question.

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How Do You Know When Compost is Ready? That is the question...

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May 31, 2024

How to Potty Train a Puppy - the key is management

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How to Potty Train a Puppy - the key is management...

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May 30, 2024

Tree Pruning Techniques for productive fruit trees

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These Tree Pruning Techniques are easy to master; make your fruit trees productive and healthy...

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May 29, 2024

Sheet Composting - compost building by the layers

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Sheet Composting is a system of adding organic matter, and mulching all at the same time.

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