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I mentioned in an earlier article, I was already planning my garden area for next year. What I found to ideally work on the planning is to first measure out your back yard, and then map it on a grid …

The Olde Barn: 1 Acre Farm Layout.  Even if you start with a lot of property, starting your homestead small has its advantages

Start a Self-Sufficient Homestead Expert advice on how to establish self-sufficient food production, including guidance on crop rotations, raising livestock and grazing management. [this is my absolute dream life.

How big is your backyard? 5 acres!!!

How to start a Homestead with nothing.

How big of a backyard do you need to live off the land? Live off the grid infographic.

RainXchange: Modular Underground Rainwater Cistern

RainXchange: Modular Underground Rainwater Cistern

RainXchange rainwater harvesting systems are a cost-effective solution for the collection and reuse of rainwater for landscaping, gardening and irrigation.

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! - Carleen Madigan

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! - Carleen Madigan

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! (A very good overview book, I also recomend picking up the companion to it "The backyard homestead; Guide to raising farm animals")

Love this for the country cottage ....someday!   scottgarden

Garden Fence ideas - A home with yard fencing panels in the countryside! yard fence panels, modern yard fencing suggestions For many individuals this is the

Vertical Plastic Bottle Garden by Hairstyle Tutorials

All you need is a small amount of vertical space around a balcony or an open window which can hang or store a vertical array of drink bottles that can grow all your herbs and lettuce easily. Recycle as many of your plastic drink containers.

Permaculture Key Hole Garden

At Fuji Eco Park there are so many systems that need maintenance as any evolving system does.In Permaculture we say,from new something can d.

Living on One Acre or Less: How to Produce All the Fruit, Veg, Meat, Fish and Eggs Your Family Needs

You don't need a huge parcel of land to start your own mini-farm and live more self-sufficiently. With an acre, or even a half-acre, you can juggle a job, family, and still grow fruit and veg and even

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How to Grow Espalier Fruit Trees

Someday I hope to espalier an apple or cherry tree in my backyard. Wonder if this would work on my lemon, orange and fig trees?

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Tammy’s ancient rusty wagon is filled with Mecardonia ‘Gold Dust’, Violet alyssum, and Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost.