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This will get the kids outside
We put up a tire swing on a big tree in our back yard and the kids were on it for hours. We used an old tractor tire, but that's not the only option anymore. Barbara Butler designs and builds...
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Protect your kids from farm hazards
I spent a lot of time outdoors when I was little. I jumped into the hay mow, collected frogs at the pond, dug in the garden, and was always around livestock. When you’re a kid, a farm is one...
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Retaining walls are built to hold back soil, especially when your garden or flowers are located on an unnatural slope on your yard or farm.
There are many different ways to build a retaining wall. Here are some of our favorites!
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 Make sure your yard stays mosquito free this year by using some of these natural plant and flower repellents.
Make sure your yard stays mosquito free this year by using some of these natural plant and flower repellents.
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New technologies make the chore easier so you can enjoy taking care of your yard
We bought a brand new push mower last year and it wasn’t an easy decision. A lot has changed in lawn mowers since we purchased one over a decade ago, so shopping took some time. Rick...
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Get ready to spring clean your home!
Do you have that spring cleaning itch? Here are the spots around your home to remember to clean this year.
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Let The Holiday Palette from the Home Outside® Palette App help you decorate your home this holiday season.
The Home Outside Palette app has been updated to include The Holiday Palette this winter season. With the update, homeowners can mock-up decorative designs for the holiday using wreaths, evergreens...
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There’s no reason the holiday decorating has to stay inside! Get inspired by these festive outdoor decorating ideas.
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Utilize an old corn crib for more than just drying and storing corn.
Utilize an old corn crib for more than just drying and storing corn.
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There's no need to send your budget up in flames, because it's easy to build a fire pit.
One of the best summer pastimes is to sit by a fire pit on a beautiful evening. Whether roasting marshmallows, or just enjoying the ambiance of the fire, it's a relaxing break from the day....

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