The basic idea behind the trapping of rainwater is a straightforward process of collecting it while using existing structures. This guide will break down different methods for collecting, harvesting, and filtering that rainwater, as well as provide information on how to use it for various projects.
Do you want to get some upper body exercise? Well forget the chain saw and cut logs for your wood burning stove with a bow saw. Much safer than a machine and a great aerobic workout!
With the current economic situation weighing heavily on us, it is time to get back to basics. Gardening and storing harvest were once common practice. How do you store harvests to ensure they remain edible long term?
This article will show you how to convert an old milk crate into a stylish ottoman for storing various items.
Oregano isn't just an herb used in the culinary world. It is also available in essential oil form. This article will break down the various uses and applications of oregano essential oil.
If you are staying at home because of the coronavirus quarantine (or some other reason) and are looking for things to do, then this list is for you. You'll find over 200 ideas for things to do when you are stuck inside and can't leave your house.
Choosing the best wood for carving can be difficult. Some types are too soft, while others such as pine can be full of knots. With all the natural options we have, you might be wondering which woods are best for your carving needs. Here are some insights into how to choose the ideal wood for carving
We live off the grid, so we harvest and store our own rainwater. Here's how we set up water-storage tanks to collect enough rain to supply our home and gardens. Instructions and photos.
Chopping firewood is fun, and it's great exercise. If you use wood to heat your home and you're not chopping your own yet, it's high time you learned that firewood should warm you twice! Here's just about everything you need to know to get choppin'.
Photos show the basic process of building a new grain bin, for purposes of information only. The process shown is not complete enough to be used as instructions, but is intended to help you decide whether or not you can make this a DIY project.
My family has been successfully living off the grid for over ten years. Here's how we put nature to work to support our off-grid lifestyle, including solar lights and appliances indoors and outdoors.
What if every household in the world could thrive with just the amount of water they received via rainfall and no more? Growing food and herbs indoors as well? It can be done. It is being done.
Citronella oil is an effective pest repellent often found in many products on the market today, but it also has various other medicinal properties and applications. This guide will break down the many uses of this versatile essential oil.
Nature inspired homes, modern architecture, upcycled houses and bizarrchitecture. Explore the possibilities for unusual homes and weird houses from some of the world's most creative architects.
Here are some helpful tips for renting a storage unit to save you time, money and make your self-storage experience as positive and hassle-free as possible.
I love living off the grid. If you are thinking of making the move to an off-grid lifestyle, here are the most important things to know—plus some of my top tips to get you started.