Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America
Discover methods of DIY Water Storage including cisterns and reservoirs — solutions that may be perfect for your rural home.

01 Hoop houses Building Garden Fence Boxes
Try a few options for creating your own garden boxes and raised beds.
6 Ways Everyone Can Help the Bees
Learn simple ways to help the pollinator population grow that will also benefit your garden.
Facts About Groundwater
Groundwater, the source of drinking water for about half of North America's population, loses many of its contaminants on it's way down to underground aquifers.

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


Pool05Build Your Own Natural Swimming Hole
Create a relaxing sanctuary in your backyard with a beautiful swimming hole.

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John SalesAchenback Farm

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  • 576 Total Square Feet
  • 2nd Floor 576
  • Width: 24'-0" Depth: 24'-0"
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Full Baths
  • Standard Foundation - Floating Slab
  • Building height - 21'-6"
  • Roof pitch - 4/12
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  • First floor - 8'
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