DIY tips and tricks for making the most of your yard
Raised bed gardening layouts
Alternative Gardning: Raised bed gardening layouts
Build a Wood-Fired Oven in Your Backyard. In this book excerpt ("From the Wood-Fired Oven" by Richard Miscovich) you’ll find a few general masonry design recommendations to get you thinking about how to turn your dream wood-fired oven into a reality.
Chelsea Green: The Politics and Practice of Sustainable Living
How to Make a Rain Barrel
The New Me: How to Make a Rain Barrel
Use Bats To Combat Your Yard’s Mosquito Population
Use Bats To Combat Your Yard's Mosquito Population - OhGizmo!
How to graft the perfect fruit tree: 5 grafting techniques from The Grafter's Handbook by R.J. Garner
Make an Herb Spiral! The ultimate raised bed... from Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist by Michael Judd
How to start a traditional compost pile - from Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square-Inch Gardener’s Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting by R. J. Ruppenthal
Weekend Project: How to Build Your Own Cheap, Simple Solar Oven - From The Carbon-Free Home: 36 Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit by Stephen and Rebekah Hren
Did a tree fall down? Use it as a a bike stand. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
Build your own cold frame - From Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables From Your Garden All Year Long by Eliot Coleman.
Build Your Own Compost Bin from Reused Shipping Pallets - From This Garden Is Illegal (with a tip of the hat to Planetsave.com)
Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)
Start a polyculture today, toss a salad tonight! It comes from Ianto Evans (co-author of The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage), by way of Toby Hemenway’s Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture.
Start a Polyculture Today, Toss Salad Tonight - Chelsea Green
Grow shiitake mushrooms in your garage or yard!