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    Backyard Projects

    DIY tips and tricks for making the most of your yard


    Backyard Projects

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    Harness the power of the sun by making your own backyard solar cooker

    Designing Your Own Solar Cooker & Dehydrator - Chelsea Green

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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

    Make the Most of Your Woods with Forest Farming - Chelsea Green

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    Our Most Popular DIY Projects of 2014 - Chelsea Green : Chelsea Green

    Our Most Popular DIY Projects of 2014 - Chelsea Green

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    A little inspiration for your backyard garden - try making a path out of log rounds!

    Log path at Shrewsbury Flower show : Grows on You

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    Strawberry Cage. Nothing worse than the birds getting those ripe juicy berries before you do!

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    Raised bed gardening layouts

    Alternative Gardning: Raised bed gardening layouts

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    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!

    How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter ~ Lovely Greens

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    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

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    Off-Grid Electricity - DIY water wheel

    Off-Grid Electricity - DIY Water Wheel - survivalprepper-joe.com

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    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

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    How to Make a Rain Barrel

    The New Me: How to Make a Rain Barrel

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    Use Bats To Combat Your Yard’s Mosquito Population

    Use Bats To Combat Your Yard's Mosquito Population - OhGizmo!

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    100′s Of Free Chicken Coop Plans

    100′s Of Free Chicken Coop Plans | DIY Cozy Home

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    Raised bed gardening system

    Product: Raised-Bed Gardening System — 8ft. x 8ft., Model# 6309

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    stained glass & wire

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    How to graft the perfect fruit tree: 5 grafting techniques from The Grafter's Handbook by R.J. Garner

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    Make an Herb Spiral! The ultimate raised bed... from Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist by Michael Judd

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    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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    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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    Did a tree fall down? Use it as a a bike stand. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

    51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

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    Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

    51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

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    Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

    51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

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    Build your own cold frame - From Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables From Your Garden All Year Long by Eliot Coleman.

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    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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    Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

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