Do you have an empty coffee can at home you'd like to re-purpose into something nifty? Learn how to make a bird house from one in this article!
Learn how to build a birdhouse for martins, the beneficial bird that not only eats copious amounts of insects, but also scares away hawks and crows. Originally titled "The Martin Birdhouse" in the February/March 1998 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Learn to build an A-frame vertical garden system with an automatic watering setup. I designed this project in 3D using Google Sketchup.
From surveying to stepping stones, learn basic tips to establish or improve trails around your farm or acreage.
Whether you want to make your own pantry door or not, we have a few frugal tips that should help any homesteader.
By Jo deVries
Knitting makes my long winters pass more pleasurably. It also produces a warm garment that keeps me cozy and happy while knitting it.
Making tomato cages from concrete reinforcement wire and using them in all seasons
Part I of a two-part tutorial on how to make soap for the absolute beginner. Readers will assemble materials and prepare the mold this week in anticipation of combining the ingredients to make a batch of cold-process soap.
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