Farm and Garden
Plants and produce from rural America

Homemade Compost Tumbler Out of Cement Mixer

Ideas for building a homemade compost tumbler for garden compost.

7 Options to Make Your Homestead More Eco-Friendly

Help the environment by implementing these tips on your farm.

Browse more great rural know-how in the GRIT archives: Farm and Garden

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How to Grow Truffles

Learning how to grow truffles isn’t as difficult as you might think, but it sure does take a lot of patience — and a good dog.

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Make Tough Jobs Easy: Water and Soil Conservation

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2 CAR GARAGE - REVERSE GABLE E-PLAN

  • Width: 24'-0" Depth: 24'-0"
  • Standard Foundation - Floating Slab
  • Alternative Foundations - Slab
  • Building height - 16'-7"
  • Roof pitch - 8/12
  • Ceiling height - 8'
  • Two 9' x 7' overhead doors
  • Oversized, appealing design
  • Side door is a handy feature
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


System information: 1.19MB, load times may vary.

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DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$200.00

BUILDING CHICKEN COOPS E-BOOK

Chicken-coop designs are as varied as the people who keep chickens. The best design for you depends on how many chickens you keep, your purpose in keeping them, their breed, your geographic location, and how much money you want to spend.


This e-handbook shows you designs and helpful tips to make your chicken raising experience a successful one. Chapters include:


  • Twelve Tips for a Successful Coop Design
  • Providing Adequate Ventilation
  • Temperature Control
  • Choosing the Right Flooring
  • Putting Down Bedding
  • Installing Roosts
  • Nests and Nest Boxes
  • Choosing and Siting a Water Source
  • Tips and Advice for Keeping Chickens in Cages
  • Offering Access to a Yard
  • Raising Chickens Free on the Range


The more adequate their shelter and surroundings, the healthier and more content your chickens will be.


INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: Order this e-book and it will be delivered directly to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.


GRIT E-Handbooks are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start reading today!

$9.95