Living the Country Life

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Before and after; a farmhouse gets a facelift
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A great alternative to a deck or concrete slab, a brick patio allows you to create a number of stylish patterns, adding beauty to your home. Here's how to get a great look.
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A shop can serve many purposes on an acreage -- a place to store and repair tractors and other equipment, weld, do woodworking and garden preparation, and even play games and relax.
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These floor plans incorporate different features. Pick and choose to customize a plan of your own.
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I live in a cow barn. The cows left long ago when the dairy operation seized and original owners sold the place, but after renovations, it now has a warm, woodsy back-to-nature feel.
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See how three old barns were transformed into new, useful spaces
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Creating fall decorations with items from your garden and yard is a fun and economical pastime. With a little glitter and paint, pumpkins, gourds, vines, pinecones, branches, and fruits and...
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Whether you have rabbits as pets or for commercial use, they need a nice hutch to live in. If you want a customized cage, building one may be the best option. Jim Miller is a district director...
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Chickens need a safe place to roost
Listen to the radio story mp3 There's lots of talk about free-range chickens these days, but even those birds need a safe place to roost, away from predators and the elements. You don't need...

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