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The porch you enjoy during the day can also be a cozy place to sleep in the open air at night.
My parents have a nice screened in porch with furniture. It’s nice to sit out there and enjoy the breeze without the bugs. Sleeping porches date back well over a-hundred-years when nobody...
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I grew up on a small acreage in Eastern Iowa. We had a barn and plenty of room for a corral, so my siblings and I raised heifers and steers as our 4-H projects. Club calves were popular projects in...
Extend your growing season with this easy-to-build greenhouse.
If you yearn for a longer growing season, you don’t have to pack up and head south: you can simply head to your nearest home center and pick up materials to build this hoop greenhouse. It...
You may look at the curved design of this chicken ark and ask, “Why should I spend two or three hours behind a jigsaw when I could build some-thing simpler and squarer?” There are three good...
Since the ark is mobile (it’s a four-person job), you can move your poultry to fresh pastures as needed. Your yard or pasture, in turn, will reap the benefits of the natural fertilizer left...
With some wood, a few tools, and a weekend, you can build one of these projects!
Just in time for Caroline’s graduation open house this weekend, the workers showed up to tear off and replace the front porch of our house. This was a project we planned last year, but the...
Upside-down tomato planters are all the rage this season, but there's no need to spend a lot of money to buy them. Here's how to make them yourself!
Fish ponds, chicken coops and wooded trails are just a start for this family.
We asked our readers to submit descriptions and photos of the green projects they're doing at their places. Enjoy this slideshow of great submissions.
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.