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Keep produce fresh through winter
Years ago, just about every household had a root cellar for storing summer produce. The cool, moist, and dark conditions kept fruits and vegetables crisp even through the winter. Jennifer Megyesi...
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Bring instant charm to your property
My uncle has three ponds on his farm. One is designated for raising hybrid bluegill and another is for nesting waterfowl habitat. But my favorite pond is the first all-purpose one he built. We have...
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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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Follow these pointers for making repairs around your acreage.
Follow these pointers for making repairs around your acreage.
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Our readers got creative and formed new coops with old materials.
Our readers got creative and formed new coops with old materials.
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Does your lane look rough?
My grandparents had a long, gravel lane that was in constant need of a blade. There always seemed to be big holes, even though they had a pile of gravel handy to fill them in.   Russ Lanoie...
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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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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...
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These handcrafted homes are carved without power tools and are more energy efficient than conventional stick frame houses
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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...

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