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5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy)

Creeping Sedum - fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.

Evergreen Miscanthus is one of the prettiest and lowest-care grasses out there, with its reflective green year-round foliage and coppery pur...

How to build a straw bale garden, this site has more information... I did it this year and I'm amazed at the size of my tomatoes! I put them around my Rhubarb patches and I was harvesting rhubarb into late September! Give this a try

  • Nej-Jennie

    I have done hay bale gardens before. They are awesome and when they run their course you can just compost them.

Roll-up sidewalk made from pallet wood and old fire hose. Great for rainy season or after a flood. Put this over a heavily travelled area so you don't walk through puddles! DIY, on my to-do list

Get cooped up chickens fresh grass by building a protective frame. They eat the tops, but can't scratch up the whole deal.

How a family of four has created food and energy self-sufficiency on a fifth of acre.

6,000 lbs of food on 1/10th acre - Urban Farm - Urban Homestead - Growing Your Own Food

Cucamelons: Tiny ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime. These little guys are officially the cutest food known to man. Super easy-to-grow too!

pallets garden fence, oh my gosh, we need a fence for our garden!

Find a gas range on craigslist or yard have an outdoor stove :)

How awesome is this

Fire pit using concrete tree rings... I love it!

10 Survival Skills every 12 year old should know - and frankly, all the rest of us should, too! { Mom with a Prep Blog }

This is the pallet emergency home. This pallet house can be build in one day with only basic tools. You can also upgraded it in time with insulation, AC, smoke detectors and anything else you would like. - Imgur