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Collection by Sarah Woolsey

Sarah Woolsey
Create your own rain barrel that makes it easy to water your garden.

DIY Rain containers

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Genius. Why did I never think of vertical? it sure would be nice to get my kitchen table back! Grow Light Shelving for Seed Starting Indoors

Grow Light Shelf Set Up for Seed Starting Indoors - Garden Therapy

How to build a grow light shelf and outfit it with grow lights to start seeds indoors. Building plans for using an easy Ikea hack.

Future Farming: How High Tech Aquaponics Makes Food Right

Future Farming: How High Tech Aquaponics Makes Food Right

Aquaponics -- The farms of the future are growing today. In a valley in the Virgin Islands, in a warehouse in Chicago, on a rooftop in Florida and a

The best fish for aquaponics infographic

The best fish for aquaponics infographic

Best idea EVER! Use a small photo album to organize your seed packets! (from

Gardening Tips - How to Organize Seed Packets - One Hundred Dollars a Month

I thought I would repost this clever tip for those of you who didn’t see it the first time around. If you are like me you probably have a bunch seed packets scattered all over the place {or you soon will!}. I like to place my empty seed packets in a mini photo album I Read More >>

Alternatives to grass that are drought-resistant and sturdy as grass * Rupture wort * Creeping wire vine

Ground Covers – Walkable and Worthy Alternatives to Grass - Home Wizards

Groundcovers – Walkable and Worthy There are dozens of great options if you are looking for an alternative to grass, or a supplement for your gardening needs! Here are some […]

Little red wagon repurpose

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Little red wagon repurpose

DIY Wicking Bed Container Gardening - The Perfect DIY

DIY Wicking Bed Container Gardening - The Perfect DIY

Mike's Hand Trommel - This would make a great compost sifter or substrate cleaner for aquaponics, too.

Mike's Hand Trommel

Mike's Hand Trommel

Great Idea! - Roosting rails and poop deck. We put "stall dry" (a sandy-like material that is used for livestock stalls and is not harmful to animals) down. I use a kitty litter scoop to clean it about every other day.

The Little Red Hen House

This is the story of the Little Red Hen House. Once upon a time (July 2011) my dear husband built me a chicken coop. We live in North Central Washington on a high plateau (elevation of 2800') surrounded by dry land wheat. Our little town...

AQUACORNER™ RAISED BED SOAKER SYSTEMS drip irrigation for garden beds

Raised Bed Soaker Systems | Raised Bed Irrigation | Gardener's Supply

Enjoy the Convenience of a Self-Watering Raised Bed with the Aquacorner® Soaker System A fast and foolproof way to build a self-watering raised bed The Aquacorner's internal plumbing brings the water right to the bed Soaker hose waters plants slowly and deeply, so minimal water is lost to runoff and evaporation Each set includes one Aquacorner, three regular Raised Bed Corners, 25' of soaker hose and fittings; you supply the lumber Watch: Aquacorners A consistent supply of…

sloped yard, outdoor fun- such a good idea for the deadly hill in our yard

8 Easy & Affordable Kid-Friendly Backyard Ideas |

Play life-sized Angry Birds or create your own splash pad. Whatever you choose, these 8 kid-friendly backyard ideas are tons of fun!

Fascinating Low-Budget DIY Garden Pots | Daily sou... More

15 Upcycled Planters Turn Trash into Treasure |

Upcycled planters can bring some beauty to your garden, by using items you might have just thrown away. Nothing goes to waste with these upcycled planters.

An automatic watering system for outdoor plants makes life easier, and saves you tons of time. Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to install a DIY drip irrigation system for your potted plants.

How To Install A DIY Drip Irrigation System For Potted Plants

An automatic plant watering system makes life easier. Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to install a DIY drip irrigation system for potted plants.

lavender in shavings keeps the bugs away!

Chicken Coop Ideas To Keep Your Chickens Healthy And Safe

Do you want to enjoy fresh eggs every morning? Keeping backyard chickens is an enjoyable hobby and provides you with fresh eggs every day. To keep your new flock safe from predators and out of the elements, you will need to provide them a chicken coop....

A worm tower is easy to make. Place it right in your garden. Let the worms do the work for you.

Build Your Own Worm Tower

Let your worms fertilize your garden for you. You can make this Worm Tower and let your hungry worms make Wonderful fertilizer for you right in your garden.