Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. A list of different herbs to use in your chicken nesting boxes and coops.
Summertime Floating Candles with Citronella Oil via Nest of Posies
Inexpensive Backyard Projects | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
patio rug painted on concrete in some of Cindys work by
Backyard Bliss :yellow trellis top. white legs.solid grey over trellis to match house. crawling ivy with little yellow flowers weaved in an out of trellis top, cement floor, using one brick. dip in wellow paint make pattern. call patio, YELLOW BRICK ROAD!!!! XOXOXOXO MUMZIE
wood and stone stools. railroad ties or tree trunk - concrete
Red Creeping Thyme. Grows 3 inches tall max - no mowing . Lemony scent. Gorgeous with lavender. Perennial. Repels mosquitoes. Can grow as entire lawn.
Outdoor living area
Flagstone & pebbles walkway...
22 Easy and Fun DIY Outdoor Furniture Ideas
Log pergola instead of 2x6's
Rustic Structure Although live-branch structures are often small and simple, there's no reason more ambitious projects cannot incorporate this type of material, as long as the joinery is sound. This pergola features log-and-branch sections large enough to function as structural timbers.
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Love this patio spot! Pergola made of wood logs, so rustic and charming!
outdoor tic tac toe.
A great DIY Black Soldier Fly composter. The Larvae eat ANY kitchen scraps and, when mature enough, crawl out to feed the chickens. The best way to compost waste in my opinion...
Homemade Sprinkler ~ Made from Recycled Materials. Simple enough for kids to make.
Quick Reference For Companion Planting
Pvc painted and mounted to 4x4 post. pouring pebbles or sand down it makes fun sounds
Hand painted hives | Natural Beekeeping Trust
Thumb controlled watering pot made with small jug.
sound exploration as part of the natural sound exploration in playscape at COW HOLLOW SCHOOL in San Francisco. work by Surfacedesign, Inc.
Love natural playscapes for children. This idea of stumps as stepping stones would be great for any preschool outdoor play area or for your own home. These would be cool going over the grass to the sandbox.