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Raised Garden Beds made from pallets.

Raised Garden Beds made from pallets.

This looks like a nice little shed to put up against a house or garage just to keep garden tools and such. I was also thinking it might look good to build around my rain catchment system. It's more about function than beauty, but when you can make it look nice too, why not.

This looks like a nice little shed to put up against a house or garage just to keep garden tools and such. I was also thinking it might look good to build around my rain catchment system. It's more about function than beauty, but when you can make it look nice too, why not.

If your thinking about building a greenhouse you might consider using an old trampoline as your frame.

If your thinking about building a greenhouse you might consider using an old trampoline as your frame.

This is a great idea for turning a stump into a bookshelf.

If your looking for a simple but beautiful project for the home this is a great idea for turning a stump into a bookshelf.

If you have been thinking of planting a small herb garden close to your house then here is a beautiful option built from a pallet.

If you have been thinking of planting a small herb garden close to your house then here is a beautiful option built from a pallet.

Build a Solar Dehydrator for Food Preservation on the Homestead.

Build a Solar Dehydrator for Food Preservation on the Homestead.

Believe it or not this is a top bar bee hive made from a plastic 55 gallon barrel. Get more intructions about this at http://www.instructables.com/id/55-Gallon-Top-Bar-Barrel-Bee-Hive/

Believe it or not this is a top bar bee hive made from a plastic 55 gallon barrel. Get more instructions about this at http://www.instructables.com/id/55-Gallon-Top-Bar-Barrel-Bee-Hive/

No real purpose on the homestead other than it's nice to look at but I put this together and threw a few goldfish in it. Pleseant place to set next to on my deck in the morning and drink a cup of coffee.

No real purpose on the homestead other than it's nice to look at but I put this together and threw a few goldfish in it. Pleasant place to set next to on my deck in the morning and drink a cup of coffee.



Garden Wash Station

Garden Wash Station

Not a whole lot to say about this other than what a great addition to any backyard.

Not a whole lot to say about this other than what a great addition to any backyard.

No excuse to not set up a rain water catchment system when it's this inexpensive and this simple.

No excuse to not set up a rain water catchment system when it's this inexpensive and this simple. Check out some other DIY Rain catchment Systems.

Different and creative. When you run out of ground space you can always go up.

Different and creative. When you run out of ground space you can always go up.

A great way to store your produce in a root cellar. enough said.

A great way to store your produce in a root cellar. enough said.

These Potato cages are easy to make and the best way i've found to get a big harvest in a small space. You plant the potatoes in a circle every few inches as you build it up.

These Potato cages are easy to make and the best way i've found to get a big harvest in a small space. You plant the potatoes in a circle every few inches as you build it up.

If you thought about growing your food indoors this winter this video does a great job of explaining your lighting needs.

This DIY rotating canned food system automatically rotates items because new goes in the top and the oldest items are taken from the bottom. In other words, it’s an automatic stock rotation system. Find out more about building this at http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/easy-diy-projects/diy-storage-projects/diy-rotating-canned-food-system/

This DIY rotating canned food system automatically rotates items because new goes in the top and the oldest items are taken from the bottom. In other words, it’s an automatic stock rotation system. Find out more about building this at http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/easy-diy-projects/diy-storage-projects/diy-rotating-canned-food-system/

Great use of an old tree. Would make a great outdoor dining area at the homestead.

Great use of an old tree. Would make a great outdoor dining area at the homestead.

Do you have a campfire ring in your backyard that's just beggin' to have one of these sittin' next to it.

Do you have a campfire ring in your backyard that's just beggin' to have one of these sittin' next to it.

Beautiful use of pallets. It would take a lot of work and craftsmanship but the finished product is certainly worth it.

Beautiful use of pallets. It would take a lot of work and craftsmanship but the finished product is certainly worth it.