Learn how to build a greenhouse with plastic bottles. Reuse recycled soda bottles to build a structure to house seedlings and overwinter plants in your garden.
Unused outbuildings can be the perfect place to put a sauna. Here is how my family converted a small outbuilding into a sauna, with step by step descriptions.
A diary detailing the stages of construction of my new garden shed over a two-year period from 2015 to 2017.
These are step-by-step instructions on how I built an outdoor, wood-fired sauna by taking advantage of an existing small outbuilding and an old fireplace insert.
If you can make a mud pie, you can make an oven from clay, sand, and a bit of labor. Here's my account of building a low-cost wood-fired oven using easy-to-find material. Pizza, bread, and fun!
My neighbor, who is an excellent carpenter and all around handyman, designed and built this chicken chateau and greenhouse duplex. Here are instructions to help you build one, too, with photos to guide you.
Make a charming, rustic, forever bench of stone pavers and wood. It can be a DIY project you can complete in one afternoon (alone if need be). Give your yard an area where you can "just breathe."
A how-to with photos and discussion, showing how to take down your old grain bin for moving or complete removal. Be sure to check out the comments for further discussion and advice.
I built my own solar-battery-charged shed to hold my fishing gear so I don't have to carry it all down to the pond with me. Here's what I did (with photos and instructions).
A common outdoor shed can be turned into your very own sanctuary for gardening, relaxing, crafting, and entertaining.
How to paint your garden shed into a piece of art and enhance your garden. You can make your timber shed look amazing. I show you what is the best type of paint for a wooden garden shed. I also show how to paint a concrete garden wall.
I accidentally locked my poultry in their house with a hawk for a night, yet my chickens survived. Here's how they all survived.
Few things are as cozy on an autumn night than gathering around a fire pit. Even when the weather isn't chilly, I can’t wait to get the kids outside to just relax around a fire.
Learn how and where to locate used grain bins for grain storage, housing, or other uses. I'll let you know how to tell a good quality bin from one of poor quality.
Follow my journey to furnishing our decking, a garden room adjoining our conservatory to our back garden. It is now complete with seating, planters, lighting, and décor; balancing aesthetics, comfort, and functionality.