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Adding a guest house to your property may be less expensive than you think. Be warned, though -- with accommodations like these, your guests may never leave!
Carefully plan for your needs and choose a contractor wisely
Having enough room to store everything on a small farm can be a challenge. Putting up an outbuilding can be the answer. It takes careful planning to get exactly what you want. The location needs...
Sheds are often one of the most over-looked buildings on an acreage. Create a unique space for your homestead using Studio Shed, a shed that adds storage and style.
Visit Heritage Farm, home to Tim and Beth Sheets and their herd of suri alpacas.
Sometimes your plans change for an outbuilding, and you'd rather have it located somewhere else. Moving a building isn't as easy as rearranging the furniture, but it can be done. Radio...
Managing poultry and livestock buildings can be troublesome, especially if they're not close to your home. Install a phone alarm system and always know what's going on. Radio interview...
Animals love being able to spend outside during the warm months. Provide them with a well-built shelter so your animals stay safe as it gets hotter.
Nothing fancy Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Jeff Rash, marketing director, Priefert Once the weather warms up in the spring, we kick the sheep...
Everyday tips from our readers
Listen to reader tips here In each issue of Living the Country Life magazine and on our Web site, you'll find wonderfully clever ideas submitted by our readers, tackling all kinds of problems...
Sanitation and making your outbuilding less attractive to rodents will reduce the problem
Listen to the radio story mp3 Since they can destroy crops and spread disease, controlling the rodent population is an important task for any rural homeowner. Fortunately, there are many ways you...
All Around the Homestead: A page written by our readers
Got an idea that's too good to keep? Send it in! You'll receive $100 for any idea the editors choose to illustrate. Include your phone number and sketch or photo if needed. All material...