WHAT IS DIATOMACEOUS EARTH? In short: ground up fossilized remains of tiny organisms. Diatomaceous Earth is one of the most common natural pest control substances known to gardeners and homesteaders. This fine white powder is the bane of insects everywhere! As a mother of two little boys, a pet owner, and an organic gardener it […]
You’ve heard all the buzz about using diatomaceous earth in the coop, but you’re still not sure about the health benefits for your chickens. Here’s what you need to know about diatomaceous earth and chickens, along with how to use it!
Despite its hard to pronounce name, Diatomaceous Earth is a must have in homestead portal. This powdery fossil has many uses on the homestead from the garden to the coop.
Using diatomaceous earth has many benefits for the homesteader. From pest control to food storage to gardening and health; you’ll be amazed at what this powder can do for you! So what the heck is Diatomaceous Earth? Well it’s plankton baby…plankton. More to the point, food grade diatomaceous earth is a fine powder made from […]
Diatomaceous Earth (commonly known as DE) has many uses on the homestead. From natural pest control in the garden to dust bathing in the chicken coop, DE is something every homestead should be using. It’s natural, safe, and cheap! Did you know you can also eat diatomaceous earth? That’s right! And, with the food grade […]