Category Archive: Gardening

9 Super Easy DIY Outdoor Firewood Racks

9 Super Easy DIY Outdoor Firewood Racks Having somewhere to store your firewood is a must! I use an old shed that is full and really not working as takes to long to get in and get out with some wood thought a small shed door.. This is a project I will be making so I …

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Garden Inspiration: Build an Amish Cold Frame

Garden Inspiration: Build an Amish Cold Frame You might think that the growing season has a finite beginning and end: the last frost in spring and the first frost in fall. But, in fact, many gardeners try to start planting and harvesting when frost still threatens. With a simple coldframe, you can extend your season …

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DIY Chicken Coop/Greenhouse Combo

DIY Chicken Coop/Greenhouse Combo The basic design for a chicken coop / greenhouse combo is simple, the more uses a thing or structure has makes it idea if you live on a homestead or are looking to get more in a smaller space. The coop floor is 4 feet by 6 feet, and the greenhouse is …

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How To Get Hot Water Using A Composting Greenhouse

How To Get Hot Water Using A Composting Greenhouse When biological matter decomposes, it produces heat, and a great deal of it. When turning a compost heap in winter you will notice that the pile is steaming. This is proof of the high level of heat within the compost. Put this heat to good use by …

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How to Build Cattle Panel Gardening Greenhouse

How to Build Cattle Panel Gardening Greenhouse Livestock panels are a heavy gauge galvanized welded wire fencing material.  They are also commonly called “cattle”,”hog”, or “sheep” panels.  They are almost a must have on any new farm or homestead.  They make the acquisition of livestock a much easier process and are an affordable option for …

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20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them If you are getting into food storage and you’re at the point now where you want to put some stuff away long term, maybe for a rainy day or for an emergency in the future. Do you know what kind of food can be stored for long …

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