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20 Impressive vegetable garden designs and plans

The vegetable garden designs are suitable for those who have a lot of spare time. Indeed, you will be very busy to keep the entire plant. Vegetable …

Gardening

A Crop-by-Crop Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables and Fruits: Our Complete ‘Crop at a Glance’ Collection - Organic Gardening

Growing artichokes as annuals that bear edible buds their first season requires an early start, but properly handled artichoke plants will prosper in …

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Edible Agroforestry: Designing Your Own Food Forest

Backyard Abundance, an environmental education non-profit organization, has released an open-source document on how to create your own “food forest” …

Year-Round Greenhouse

<b>Year-Round Greenhouse Explained</b><p>When looking to efficiently heat a space in the winter we look for ways to store excess heat as it becomes available …

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Use a free greenhouse plan to build a backyard greenhouse that allows you to grow your favorite flowers, vegetables, and herbs, all year long. …

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8 Pieces of Pixelated Artwork to Make Right Now

Pixel art (and we’re not talking pixel hair) can be a fun and modern way to update your wall art game, plus you can create really large pieces — even a mural — on the cheap. The idea behind pixelated art is pretty simple: Find a photo with a lot of fun colors, blow it up until it’s totally …

Crafting

How To Build a Wooden Mallet That Would Make Thor Proud

Mallets are an indispensable tool for woodworkers and are also an easy woodworking project to make.<p>A wooden mallet won't grant Superhero powers (sorry, Thor fans), but it could save the surfaces of your woodworking projects.<p>Wooden mallets are used extensively in woodworking and carpentry to secure …

Woodworking

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead - Modern Homesteading

Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient homestead, and it’s unlikely that any two 1-acre farms will follow the same plan …

Farming

BCS 853 walk-behind tractor with Disk-Hiller-type Bedshaper

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RAPID walk-behind tractors and Accessories

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David Bradley Tractor at work With 4 Attachments

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These 11 Perfecty Picturesque Small Towns In Pennsylvania Are Delightful

In the early 20th century, Emporium was a big industrial center that produced radio tubes, incandescent lamps, sole leather, iron, and more. Today, …

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Weekend projects - Simple salad bowl

Mike Mahoney starts off his new series of turning things for the home by showing you how to make a simple salad bowl from an ash bowl …

Bring on Spring: 9 Cute & Cheerful Modern DIY Projects

March is here, but for many of us, spring still feels very far away. (Or at the very least, spring <i>temperatures</i> feel far away). If you're looking for …

DIY Arc Furnace

Grant Thompson makes an arc furnace out of a microwave and a lantern battery, then melts metals and rocks with it. His matter of fact delivery is …

A Man's Primer on Gin | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Maiellano.</i><p>Gin is perhaps the most versatile of the distilled spirits. Sure, whisky is delicious. With a …

10 Sources for Organic Modern Designs

• <b>Folklore</b> This London based shop "curates mindful design for home and life." Shown: Tipped Writing Desk, whitewashed reclaimed pine and metal.• <b><br>Home</b> …

Furniture

Make It: Custom DIY Window Bench -- with Storage!

If you're planning your spring and summer projects, definitely add this custom DIY window bench to the list! It's beautiful, comfortable, and oh so …

The Art of Landscaping a Small Yard

It seems I’ve been to a lot of homes with small backyards lately. Some are really small. What strikes me with many a small space is that the people …

Landscaping

Flexible Industrial Platform Side Table

Functional furniture is on top of fashion now, and this industrial table checks in perfectly. Platform Side Table by Alex Chow is a combination of …

Furniture

Starting an Orchard: Apples, Cherries, Peaches, Plums and Pears - Organic Gardening

<i>Special Note: All material here reprinted from</i> Grow It! <i>Copyright © 1972 by Richard W. Langer. The title of this excerpted chapter is</i> …

Gardening

Beautiful Wooden Tables With Glass Inlays Inspired by the Rivers and Ponds of the Pacific Northwest

Northwestern Washington-based artist Greg Klassen creates gorgeous wooden tables with meandering glass sections that are inspired by the rivers and …

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Learn to Tie a Trucker's Hitch, the Knot You'll Use All Year

Need to secure canoes and kayaks to your truck or tie down long lengths of rope at your camp site? Then you need to learn the trucker's hitch.<p><b>Every year at Thanksgiving, my family treks to a</b> Christmas tree farm in the North Carolina mountains. We choose a Fraser fir, call in the chainsaw man, and …

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27 Incredibly Beautiful Bee Hotels (And Why You Should Build One)

Did you know that not all bees live in colonies or build hives in which to live and nest? Many bee species are solitary – they live alone and build …

Insects

40 DIY Log Ideas Take Rustic Decor To Your Home

A few old branches aren’t worth much to us (unless there’s a fire in need of building), but this post will convince you that they are worth a second …

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