The most common non-edible plantsThe most common non-edible plants Many  plants in the wild are indeed edible. However there are many more that are not edible and the after effects range from just a bad taste to completely deadly. Here is some of the more common non-edible plants. They are listed  in botanical alphabetical order.

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Medicinal Plant Map of the United StatesMedicinal Plant Map of the United States This is a 1932 map of medicinlal plants by Edwin Newcomb. This shows the medicinal plants in each state. Below is a clickable map that can be blown up by holding your CTRL and rolling your mousewheel forward. There is also a link that will take you to a cartography service to get an actual high quality map printed if you...

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100 Different Ways to Reuse Broken Household Items100 Different Ways to Reuse Broken Household Items On the contrary, there are many different projects that you can do with those broken items and create stunning décor for indoors and out, all from things that you may consider to be trash. We have collected a list of 100 different projects that call for those broken items or common household trash. Repurposing is...

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Disaster Prepardness in Annapolis Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits continues to highlight building safety throughout the month of May. This week’s theme “Bounce Back Faster from Disaster – Build to Code,” emphasizes the importance of preparing your family and home for natural disasters. Anne Arundel County is vulnerable...

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What a real life economic collapse looks likeWhat a real life economic collapse looks like I ran across this while in my internet travels. Pretty interesting read. Good site, worth checking out Did you ever think about what your life would be like if the stores were closed? I’m not talking about a post-apocalyptic Mad Max scenario or a winter storm that clears the shelves. I’m talking about a long-term...

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Laundry Manual

Category : Equipment

wooden washtubsThis is a book put together in 1902 by L. Ray Balderston, Director of domestic science, and M.C. Limerick, Instructor of domestic science in the Drexel Institute. This is an excellent book on maintaining and cleaning cloth items without electricity. Clothing, bed linen, table linens, stain removal and starching/ironing. A very helpful manual.

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