Projects for the Farm

Put the resources on your land to use with these projects for the farm.

| December 2013

Homemade Pasture Gate

Build a homemade pasture gate.

Photo by Karen Keb
Use the wood from your farm to build a charming pasture gate. A rock wall can be a beautiful – and functional – addition to your homeplace. Create a peaceful retreat in your backyard and try landscaping with rocks. Extra spigots around your property are a huge help when watering plants and livestock. These tips will help you get started on your own DIY water lines. Learn how to more effectively manage your farm’s woodlot to maximize the resource. Take a look at some barn quilts that represent rural heritage across the country. Then, you’re in for a real treat when you make these Amish Honey Bars. Ranger Cookies, also known as “Ranger Joe” cookies, are easy, tasty treats and perfect to tote along in your lunch. Finally, get to planning next year’s garden with Grit's Food Garden Planner.

Homemade Pasture Gate
Build a Rock Wall
Landscaping With Rocks
DIY Water Lines
Farm Forest Management
Barn Quilts in Rural America
Amish Honey Bars
Ranger Cookies
Garden Planner Guide

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