Multiply your store bought sweet potatoes - place 1 sweet potatoes in a bucket of moist soil. As slips (shoots) appear, pull out place them six at a time into 20 gallon buckets.  Wait 4 months, dump bucket, get 3 to 4 gallons of organic homegrown sweet potatoes per bucket.

In each 20 gallon bucket, plant 6 sweet potato slips. can hope for a yield of about 25 pounds for each 20 gallon bucket sweet potato garden.

DIY patio and firepit

DIY patio and firepit - wouldn& this be nice to sit next to and strum a guitar? Maybe if we clear back the chokecherry by the cliff, we could put this in instead so they don& grow back.

fantastic aquaponic how-to w/ lots of photos!

fantastic aquaponic how-to w/ lots of photos! Fish and vegetables grown organically in the yard!

Use an old tire to create a small backyard pond.

Use an old tire to create a small backyard pond. My kids, 3 sons, have been helping with yard work and planting. They keep asking for a pond. I think this is a great DIY project to do outside with them. Looks simple.

A barrel oven - a faster cooking alternative to a cob oven!

Wood-Fired Ovens: Is a Barrel Oven for You? by Max and Eva Edleson on Mother Earth News

Cool looking pallet planters

DIY chevron pattern recycled wood planter box -- I love the randomly-varied color of the reused wood in the pattern.

This would be a cool way of watering plants while directing water from a roof.

Vertical Earth Gardens excellent idea for bad the link doesnt work!

DIY Bee Hotel

How to make a Bee Hotel: a house for Mason Bees and other Solitary Bees What are Solitary Bees ? As well as Bumblebees and Honeybees (that live socially) there are some 200 species of wild bees in t.

A pretty cool way of growing strawberries - possible pallet craft project? I might do half a pyramid and stand it against a wall.

Pyramid of Strawberries

Pyramid Planter: Build your own 3 ft. and 6 ft. pyramid planters for strawberries, herbs, or flowers! Plans include step by step instructions with photos.

Greenhouse designs

Someday Josh is going to have to build me one. Build a Barn Greenhouse: Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans