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Do you have a woodlot in your backyard? Make the most of that land with this book on growing food and medicine in temperate forests - Chelsea Green
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Farming the Woods: An Integrated Permaculture Approach to Growing Food and Medicinals in Temperate Forests: Ken Mudge, Steve Gabriel, John F. Munsell
Farming the Woods Book Cover
Make the Most of Your Woods with Forest Farming - Chelsea Green
A little inspiration for your backyard garden - try making a path out of log rounds!
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Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden. LOVE THIS!!! Best idea I have saw for a walkway!
tree trunk segments instead of stepping stones. Garden pathway idea I would love at my house one day
Garden Path- this would be a good way to create a path in the newly cleared woods, and it wouldn't cost a thing but our time and labor!. We could use the pile of uncut logs to create the 'stepping stones'. (from 35 Creative Backyard Designs Adding Interest to Landscaping Ideas)
Use an old tree stump to make a garden path. Such a cute idea for a nice walkway
Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden! Such a great idea. I have A LOT of tree trunks waiting to be used
Log path at Shrewsbury Flower show : Grows on You
Strawberry Cage. Nothing worse than the birds getting those ripe juicy berries before you do!
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Perfect strawberry patch protected from birds and other animals. This may work for may types of produce from the garden - great idea
cage for garden bed - would be great for keeping out those squirrels (and deer, and rabbits, and raccoons and Ellies)
I want a strawberry patch & work on Keeping critters away from garden plants with protective structures, preventing animals such as rabbits, dogs, raccoons, deer, from destroying vegetables and fruits
Protecting garden plants from animals or strawberry cage
Strawberry Cage for raised bed ~ protect from birds squirrels and deer ~ great idea for my NH garden
good idea to keep away animals or kids who want to eat the strawberries!
Raised bed gardening layouts
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raised garden beds designs
Raised bed garden ideas
raised garden layout | Raised bed gardening layouts
Naturalyards – Raised Garden Beds, Planter Boxes and Garden Trellises – Free Shipping!
Alternative Gardning: Raised bed gardening layouts
How to make a strawberry pallet planter - an easy diy project that leaves you with an attractive planter that could be used for strawberries or any manner of fruits, veggies, or flowers!
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Grow strawberries in small spaces with this project tutorial on how to build and plant up a better Strawberry planter using a single wooden pallet #gardening
How to make a strawberry pallet planter - an easy DIY project that leaves you with an attractive planter that could be used for strawberries or any manner of fruits, veggies, or flowers!
Lovely Greens | The Beauty of Country Living: How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter
Country Living Ideas - How to make a strawberry pallet planter - an easy outdoor DIY project that leaves you with an attractive planter that could be used for strawberries or any manner of fruits, veggies, or flowers!
How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter ~ Lovely Greens
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.
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Chelsea Green: The Politics and Practice of Sustainable Living
Off-Grid Electricity - DIY water wheel
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DIY water wheel = free electricity :D
Off-Grid Electricity - DIY Water Wheel - survivalprepper-joe.com
To ensure pollination of your raspberries, build a simple orchard mason bee house by drilling holes in a 4x4 and giving it a shingle-roof overhang. Secure the house to a sunny trellis pole, and the bees will come.
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How to Grow Raspberries. (To ensure pollination of your raspberries, build a simple orchard mason bee house by drilling holes in a 4x4 and giving it a shingle-roof overhang. Secure the house to a sunny trellis pole, and the bees will come.)
Bee House on Raspberry Trellis. To ensure pollination of your raspberries, build a simple orchard mason bee house by drilling holes in a 4x4 and giving it a shingle-roof overhang. Secure the house to a sunny trellis pole, and the bees will come.
How to Grow Raspberries | Fine Gardening
How to Make a Rain Barrel
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How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System To Water Your Garden » The Homestead Survival
How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System To Water Your Garden; I like how these are set up to water garden beds.
I like the idea of having a rain barrel at the end of each raised bed garden area! actual instructions on how to install faucets in a rainbarrel
Homestead Survival. Love this! Raised rain barrel next to each raised bed garden.
How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System To Water Your Garden – DIY Tutorial
The New Me: How to Make a Rain Barrel
Use Bats To Combat Your Yard’s Mosquito Population
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Bat box ~ bats can be an amazing form of organic pest control. A single little brown bat can catch and eat 1,200 mosquitoes sized insect in one hour, and a nursing mother can eat more than her own body weight, up to 4,500 insects in a single night! 1 But bats don’t stop at mosquitoes. Most bats are generalists, and will eat anything from moths to flies to beetles, including agricultural pests such as rootworm, cutworm, earworm and leafhoppers. And Kids (and adults) love to spot them!
Use Bats To Combat Your Yard’s Mosquito Population - the average bat eats around 600 bugs each night. Western Red Cedar bat house available at Amazon (link at this site)
To combat mosquitos---a bat box can hold up to 500 bats! If you have a small pond in your backyard, it will be a great source of water for them. They can catch their own food, often helping to control mosquito populations. When placing your bat box in just the right spot, your backyard will become bat friendly very easily.
Use Bats To Combat Your Yard's Mosquito Population - OhGizmo!
100′s Of Free Chicken Coop Plans
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A chicken coop in your back yard is always a good idea for fresh eggs :D
Links to Backyard Chickens Website...100′s Of Free Chicken Coop Plans. I found the idea for our old coop on here. This time we just sorta built. I'd love nearly any of these, so its just fun to look.
100′s Of Free Chicken Coop Plans...we really need to build something for Wyatt's hens
Herb Garden Chicken Coop
DIY Cheap Chicken Coop |Chicken and Poultry | Chicken Houses and Poultry Farms on the Homestead at pioneersettler.com
This is too cool - movable chicken coop + garden boxes
100′s Of Free Chicken Coop Plans | DIY Cozy Home
Raised bed gardening system
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Raised Bed Garden Ideas
Raised garden inspiration.
Raised bed garden inspiration. by SomeonespecialKim
Another backyard gardening idea
A great idea for enclosed raised garden beds. Multifunctional.
Product: Raised-Bed Gardening System 8ft. x 8ft., Model# 6309
stained glass & wire
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stained glass & wire garden art. Maybe try some cut wine bottles etc?
Stained glass & wire screen | garden art
stained glass wire garden art by lena.r.simmons
stained glass & wire garden art. Would be very cool to use a trellis too. Colors of the glass would peek out behind the vines.
How to graft the perfect fruit tree: 5 grafting techniques from The Grafter's Handbook by R.J. Garner
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I really really really want this book! R.J. Garner’s The Grafter’s Handbook is the classic reference book and revered encyclopedia (and the only one of its kind) on plant propagation by grafting, and has been favored by orchardists and gardeners since its first publication in 1947. Now revised and updated for a new generation by respected horticulturist Steve Bradley, the all-time classic is back and better than ever.Everything the dedicated amateur, student, and professional horticu
The Grafter's Handbook: RJ Garner: 9781603584821: Amazon.com: Books
The Grafters Handbook, 6th Edition:A classic grafters book.
Make an Herb Spiral! The ultimate raised bed... from Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist by Michael Judd
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Spiral Herb Garden
Herb Garden Bed
The Ultimate Raised Bed: How To Make An Herb Spiral - Chelsea Green : Chelsea Green
Raised bed herb spiral.
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
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compost pile in garden/ Organic Gardening
Compost pile. Sounds gross, but my coworker has inspired me! We WILL have a veggie garden someday...now, to find the time/motivation to start it...
Eat Healthy- Grow Your Own Organic Food – it is easy !!!
How to Make Compost Tea and Other Home Composting Tips
Summer Green Beans: 4 Ways to Preserve Using Salt - Chelsea Green : Chelsea Green
6 gardening projects; esp love the gutter garden idea
compost bins, make with wood pallets
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
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Chelsea Green » Blog Archive Weekend Project: How to Build Your Own Cheap, Simple Solar Oven » Chelsea Green
Like the solar oven I use, let me know if you need help. Bake cookies in 40 mins!
Weekend Project: How to Build Your Own Cheap, Simple Solar Oven : Chelsea Green.... CURRENT SCIENCE PROJECT?
DIY solar oven
Did a tree fall down? Use it as a a bike stand. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
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DIY Bike Stand - Great Idea for a cabin
Repurpose a fallen tree into the ultimate bike stand! Hubby and the kids could make this in an afternoon with a fallen log and a power saw... and it's nice looking, too. ~~ Houston Foodlovers Book Club
DIY log bike rack. This would be practical near the front door for kid bikes. Maybe I won't back over them when leaving the garage! All-natural bike stand
DIY Bike Stand - Great Idea. This is a must make for me. We live in tw he woods but always seem to have my kids friends bikes all over the driveway.
DIY Bike Stand made out of a log. Just cut slats in the tree trunk to the width of the bike tire.
Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
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MUST grow some. Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant
Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
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Grow a sunflower house | Lovely backyard ideas
Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in. Such a fun idea!!
tips to have an awesome backyard
Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius. Love this idea!
Build your own cold frame - From Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables From Your Garden All Year Long by Eliot Coleman.
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Building a small greenhouse
Time To Build Your Cold Frame | By: John R. Garnet October 20, 2013 | Great Way To Further Reduce Your Carbon Footprint #GreenBlizzard
Build Your Own Compost Bin from Reused Shipping Pallets - From This Garden Is Illegal (with a tip of the hat to Planetsave.com)
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Shipping Pallet Compost Bin
Build Your Own Recycled Pallet Compost Bin for $15 | PlanetSave
How to make a recycled wooden pallet compost bin
Up-cycled Wood Pallets DIY Compost Bin | A Less Than Perfect Homemaker
Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)