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Swales
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Farmhouse

This Modern Farmhouse in Georgia was featured in Country Living Magazine, which declared it "One of the prettiest farmhouses we've ever seen."

A Modern Farmhouse Featured in Country Living For Sale in Georgia - Hooked on Houses

This Modern Farmhouse in Georgia was featured in Country Living Magazine, which declared it "One of the prettiest farmhouses we've ever seen."

There's no shortage of curb appeal for this beautiful 4 bedroom modern farmhouse plan with bonus room and bath (giving you potentially 5 bedrooms). The beautiful formal entry and dining room open into a large open living area with raised ceilings - with a vaulted ceiling option available - and brick accent wall. The spacious kitchen has views to the rear porch and features an island with eating bar as well as a large pantry.  The 4 bedrooms are well-sized and all include large walk-in…

Plan 51754HZ: Modern Farmhouse Plan with Bonus Room

There's no shortage of curb appeal for this beautiful 4 bedroom modern farmhouse plan with bonus room and bath (giving you potentially 5 bedrooms). The beautiful formal entry and dining room open into a large open living area with raised ceilings - with a vaulted ceiling option available - and brick accent wall. The spacious kitchen has views to the rear porch and features an island with eating bar as well as a large pantry. The 4 bedrooms are well-sized and all include large walk-in…

Stunning 4-Bed New American House Plan with Loft and Unfinished Attic Space - 500066VV | Architectural Designs - House Plans

Plan 500066VV: Stunning 4-Bed New American House Plan with Loft and Unfinished Attic Space

This is the fourth house plan in our "Upstairs For The Kids" series ( see plans 500034VV, 500032VV and 500005VV for two larger versions).French doors give you entry to the foyer which has views that extend back to the great room with fireplace on the back wall. French doors on your left open to the study and the fireplace in the great room is flanked by matching pairs of doors as well.The kitchen and dining area create an open unit. The pantry in the kitchen gives you great storage and the…

Traditional Style House Plan - 4 Beds 2.5 Baths 3249 Sq/Ft Plan #102-205 - Houseplans.com

Traditional Style House Plan - 4 Beds 2.5 Baths 3249 Sq/Ft Plan #102-205 - Houseplans.com

Modern Farmhouse Floor Plan with Wraparound Porch | Max Fulbright Designs

Modern Farmhouse Floor Plan with Wraparound Porch | Max Fulbright Designs

Our Forever Farmhouse is a modern farmhouse floor plan that features a master suite on the main level, 3 bedrooms on the upper level and a wraparound porch.

Victorian Style House Plan - 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2362 Sq/Ft Plan #48-214 - Houseplans.com

Victorian Style House Plan - 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2362 Sq/Ft Plan #48-214 - Houseplans.com

I like this floorplan. Maybe modify back porch so that kitchen window looks out over garden, not porch.

Plan 51810HZ: Stylish 4-Bed Modern Farmhouse Plan with Vaulted Master Suite

This stylish 4-bed modern farmhouse plan has a facade with great symmetry. French doors are centered on the front porch with a broad shed dormer above and matching nested gables to each side.The foyer has views through the dining room to a pair of French doors in back.The main portion of the home gives you an open floor plan with unimpeded views extending from the great room to the kitchen.Four sets of French doors access the rear porch, including a pair from the vaulted master suite. Notice…

Farmhouse Style House Plan - 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2553 Sq/Ft Plan #430-204 - HomePlans.com  #dwell #design #designhome #homeplan #houseplan #architect #architecture #newhome #newhouse #newbuild #residence #foreverhome #buildingdesign #dreamhome #homesweethome

Farmhouse Style House Plan - 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2553 Sq/Ft Plan #430-204

This farmhouse design floor plan is 2553 sq ft and has 3 bedrooms and has 2.5 bathrooms.

Massachusetts House

Serious Energy Savings With Passive House Design | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

If you’re dreaming of a home that’s the ultimate in energy efficiency, take a look at the Passive House standard.

Neue Außenaufnahmen einer Cottage-Renovierung haben wir abgeschlossen. Hinterlasse einen Kommentar, wenn du auch Schwarz liebst – Wood Design

Check out Plan 6849-00064, a 2-story Modern Farmhouse plan giving you 4,357 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, an amazing wrap around front porch, a loft area, study, and a mudroom.

Modern Farmhouse Plan 6849-00064

Modern Farmhouse Plan: 4,357 Square Feet, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms - 6849-00064

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Colonial Style House Plan - 4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3255 Sq/Ft Plan #927-436

This colonial design floor plan is 3255 sq ft and has 4 bedrooms and has 3.5 bathrooms.

Like this a lot except no kitchen window. Maybe play around with placement of dining room.

New House Plan on the Drawing Board #1411

Now In Progress: Conceptual Design #1411 has it all, with 4 bedrooms, a study, and a 3 car garage. Check out this new concept plan and leave a comment!

Charming 2-Bed Cottage with Screened Porch - 130030LLS thumb - 01

Plan 130030LLS: Charming 2-Bed Cottage with Screened Porch

Subtle green board and batten siding, a brick chimney, metal roof, and inviting front porch all contribute to the curb appeal showcased by this 3-bedroom, cottage design, while the interior oozes charm around every corner.The front entry leads directly into the heart of the home consisting of a light-filled, great room and kitchen. A centered fireplace beneath the vaulted ceiling serves as a focal point, and french doors lead to a screened porch.The U-shaped kitchen counters offer plenty of…

This delightful 4-bedroom farmhouse plan has an appealing shake exterior, covered upper and lower front porches, and a 3-car garage.Inside, an open-concept family room forms the heart of the home, featuring a fireplace and French-door access to the covered back porch.In the spacious kitchen, meals and entertaining are a breeze thanks to an oversized island with seating for four and large walk-in pantry.The owner

Plan 46351LA: Lovely 4-Bedroom Farmhouse Plan with Private Upper-Level Office or Guest Suite

This delightful 4-bedroom farmhouse plan has an appealing shake exterior, covered upper and lower front porches, and a 3-car garage.Inside, an open-concept family room forms the heart of the home, featuring a fireplace and French-door access to the covered back porch.In the spacious kitchen, meals and entertaining are a breeze thanks to an oversized island with seating for four and large walk-in pantry.The owner's suite offers French-door access to the back deck, a tray ceiling, 5-piece…

Exclusive 4-Bed Farmhouse Plan with Outdoor Kitchen - 46377LA | Architectural Designs - House Plans

Plan 46377LA: Exclusive 4-Bed Farmhouse Plan with Outdoor Kitchen

Classic farmhouse charm defines this Exclusive 4-bedroom house plan, which features variously pitched gable roofs and a cupola atop the 3-car garage. Rustic shutters, board and batten siding, and a welcoming front porch complete the design.The main level is open and oriented to take full advantage of the outdoors with a large covered veranda which includes a summer kitchen. Large service areas and plenty of storage space allows for any size family.Your first-floor, owner's suite is situated…

Trees

Propagating Clonal Rootstocks - YouTube

Propagating Clonal Rootstocks

Propagating clonal apple rootstocks in a stoolbed for grafting new apple trees onto.

Need a fun way to make extra money? Find out if a Christmas tree farm is right for you! Read PT's interview with a 40 year Christmas tree farm veteran.

10 Tips to Start a Christmas Tree Farm to Make Money | PT Money

Thinking about starting a Christmas tree farm? Learn how to start a tree farm and the ins and outs of tree farming from "The Christmas Tree Man."

Hazelnut info

A Guide to Growing Your Own Hazelnuts

In depth advice about growing hazelnuts in your garden, with positioning and nurturing advice for best results

Growing hazelnuts

How Long Does It Take a Hazelnut Tree to Produce Nuts?

How Long Does It Take a Hazelnut Tree to Produce Nuts?. Hazelnut trees (Corylus avellana) are deciduous trees that thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 9. The trees have a fast growth rate and reach heights of 15 to 40 feet with a spread of 10 to 12 feet. It is multi-trunk tree ...

Jefferson Hazelnut Info

Pollinator for a Jefferson Hazelnut - Ask an Expert

I was disappointed to learn I had to have another tree to get any nuts from my Jefferson hazelnut. Having researched a little here, it...

How to grow maple trees from seeds

How to Germinate Maple Tree Seeds

How to Germinate Maple Tree Seeds. There are many species of maple tree, and no one-size-fits-all approach to growing them from seed. Some species are easy to plant, especially the ones that disperse seeds in spring or early summer. Others...

Fruit

Propagating Techniques

How to Graft Apple Trees (Bench Grafting) - Seed Savers Exchange

How to Graft Apple Trees (Bench Grafting) - Seed Savers Exchange

How to use whip-and-tongue bench grafting to propogate new apple trees. Visit http://www.seedsavers.org for more information about our heritage apple orchard...

Hardy Kiwi Propagation - Follow Up on Serpentine Layering

Hardy Kiwi Propagation - Follow Up on Serpentine Layering

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3Akwa4laik - Initial video from May 2018 https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/plant-propagation-by-layering-instructions-for-the-hom...

Hardy Kiwi - Easy Propagation Technique - YouTube

Hardy Kiwi - Easy Propagation Technique

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qlrh48S2r24 - Follow up video one year later showing how it works http://www.edibleacres.org https://www.paypal.me/edibleacre...

Perennial Vegetables

30+ Perennial Vegetables We Grow on our Permaculture Homestead

30+ Perennial Vegetables We Grow on our Permaculture Homestead

Most gardeners follow the rhythm of the seasons, planting their veggies in the spring, weeding

Homestead Flower Enterprise

How to Design a Backyard Cutting Garden - Longfield Gardens #LongfieldGardens

How to Design a Backyard Cutting Garden - Longfield Gardens

If you love making fresh flower arrangements, a backyard cutting garden will give you a plentiful supply of homegrown flowers, free for the picking.

Profitable, Small-Scale Flower Farming - Organic Gardening - Heirloom Gardener

Profitable, Small-Scale Flower Farming - Organic Gardening - Heirloom Gardener

Cut flowers are one of the highest-grossing crops per acre. Create a debt-free farm and surround yourself with beauty by following this expert advice.

Skills

What You Need To know About Seed Saving

What You Need To know About Seed Saving - homestead bac

the technique of seed saving might be relatively new to most people, the truth is that seed saving is an old tradition just like gardening

How to Build a DIY Black Soldier Fly Grub Composter (Video) |

How to Build a DIY Black Soldier Fly Grub Composter (Video)

It made it into this infographic on which composting method is best for you, but it's fair to say that grub composting—or the practice of disposing of organic waste by feeding it to black soldier fly larvae—is

Introduction to Cold Process Soap Making - YouTube

Introduction to Soap Making

Welcome to my introduction to soap making video - this video contains everything you need to know and understand to get started with making your own cold pro...

Life skills

101 Homesteading Skills We Need To Teach - Food Storage Moms

We've heard a lot the last few years about homesteading skills, vintage skills, and pioneer skills. I don't know about you but I can do all of these.

Zero waste

Fire

Make a Pallet Log Store IN A DAY - DIY Pallet Wood Projects by Warren Nash

Here’s how to make a long wearing, weather resistant pallet log store. It’s the perfect place to store all your fire wood, freeing up room in the shed. This ...

How to Build a Wood Storage Shed

Welcome! I'm really excited to share with you the plans for How to Build a Wood Storage Shed today. This project is sure to dress up your fire pit area or create a nice spot to

Sales

cottage food laws by state.

Cottage Food Laws - Forrager

Find the most up-to-date information about the cottage food laws in every state.

Pavilion

Wood color

Wood color

Lawn alternatives

Here's What to Know If You Want to Create a Low-Maintenance Moss Lawn

Here's What to Know If You Want to Create a Low-Maintenance Moss Lawn

Moss, the other ground-hugging green plant, may be the ultimate no-mow, low-care lawn when circumstances are right.

Moss Is Boss! Roll Out the Green Carpet | How would you like a lawn that stays green all year, looks beautiful, grows on poor soil, is native to your area, and needs hardly any s...

Moss Is Boss! Roll Out the Green Carpet

How would you like a lawn that stays green all year, looks beautiful, grows on poor soil, is native to your area, and needs hardly any s...

Plant a moss lawn where grass won't grow | southernliving.com

Plant a Moss Lawn

Where a lawn won't grow, plant moss—no mowing, no fussing, no problem

Septic

Sheep

Raising sheep and lambs can be intimidating. Learn the basics here so you can have happy, healthy ewes, rams, and lambs.

Sheep Are an Ideal Livestock Animal for a Small Farm

Raising sheep and lambs can be intimidating. Learn the basics here so you can have happy, healthy ewes, rams, and lambs.

How to raise Grass-fed Lamb like a boss. - I never EVER thought, in the history of the world, that I would become a PRO at raising grass-fed lamb. But alas, here I am. Like I've said

How to raise Grass-fed Lamb like a boss. - Weed 'em & Reap

I never EVER thought, in the history of the world, that I would become a PRO at raising grass-fed lamb. But alas, here I am. Like I've said before,

Sheep Breed Comparison Chart

Sheep Breed Comparison Chart

St Croix Hair Sheep

The Livestock Conservancy

The Livestock Conservancy works to protect livestock and poultry from extinction including asses, cattle, goats, horses, sheep, pigs, rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys.

St. Croix  Status: Threatened   The term St. Croix probably conjures up images of a tropical paradise, but for many farmers around the United States, St. Croix has become synonymous for a valuable hair-sheep breed gaining popularity on small, sustainable farms. In 1975, a researcher at Utah State University brought 22 ewes and three rams to the United States from St. Croix. The population was part of a landrace known as the Virgin Islands White. Further selection and refinement led to the…

Heritage Meat Sheep Breeds - Animals - GRIT Magazine

These self-sufficient heritage meat sheep breeds can provide marketable meat, land management, and maybe even wool or milk.

Hay

Mini Baler baling yard clippings from FarmShow magazine - YouTube

Hay Baling By Hand

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Rabbits

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Solar

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Ponds

How to plant water plants with P Allen Smith and Laguna Ponds - YouTube

How to plant water plants with P Allen Smith and Laguna Ponds

P Allen Smith discusses how to plant water plants in and around his Laguna Pond water feature at his Moss Mountain Farm.

bentonite clay seal in blanket application

Bentonite for Ponds

How to use bentonite for pond sealing. Granular bentonite application techniques and rates. Calculate how much bentonite you need.

Secrets to Building Natural Ponds the Right Way (New Method) - YouTube

Secrets to Building Natural Ponds the Right Way (New Method)

Secrets for building a natural pond without pumps, filters and chemicals. Find out how you can build a simple pond that requires almost no maintenance and no...

HOW TO BUILD ALL NATURAL POND WITHOUT LINER |LOW COST+MAINTENANCE |BIG BACK YARD WATER LAKE HABITAT - YouTube

HOW TO BUILD ALL NATURAL POND WITHOUT LINER |LOW COST+MAINTENANCE |BIG BACK YARD WATER LAKE HABITAT

POND EQUIPMENT: http://amzn.to/2qPFpjZ SHOVELS: https://amzn.to/2JeVpFY TOOL SETS: https://amzn.to/2ImycAz PATIO, LAWN & GARDEN STUFF: https://amzn.to/2GMUlu...

How To Keep Pond Water Clear Naturally (And Get Rid Of Pond Algae)

How To Keep Pond Water Clear Naturally (And Get Rid Of Pond Algae) - Get Busy Gardening

It's easy to keep pond water clear naturally, without using chemicals. Follow these simple steps to get rid of gross pond algae without harming your fish!

Meat Chickens

How much pasture do broiler chickens need? - PPP#1 S1:E2 - YouTube

How much pasture do broiler chickens need? - PPP#1 S1:E2

Giving broiler chickens enough grass and pasture space ensures they grow big, healthy, and delicious. SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/2uw8eV3 POPULAR VIDEOS: http:/...

Swales

Second Pass at Swale

Rapidly-Cut Swales with Tractor Blade - Midwest Permaculture

3 Miles of Swales Cut in 5-Hours We are making early progress on our 320-acre Missouri permaculture-farm project (Jordan Rubin's Heal the Planet Farm). Last fall, a local dozer operator was brought in to dig the first swales. It was a small dozer but it did a respectable job and did the work in

Rotational Grazing

How Many Head of Livestock Field Will Your Support? | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Intensive grazing management can answer questions regarding field capacity, how much forage your animals need each day and how to manage what you have.

Nitrogen Fixers

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Hugelkultur

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Ducks

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Permaculture

CHAPTER 1

CHAPTER 1

CHAPTER 1

Permaculture Water Design: Drought Proofing Farms

Open Oregon State | Drought Proof Farms Course Intro

This video is one in a series that is part of an online module "Permaculture Water Design: Drought Proofing Farms" produced by Andrew Millison at Oregon Stat...

Introduction to Permaculture book -free ebook

Introduction to Permaculture – Simple Book Publishing

Introduction to Permaculture book -free ebook

Other Pins

How to plant water plants with P Allen Smith and Laguna Ponds - YouTube

How to plant water plants with P Allen Smith and Laguna Ponds

P Allen Smith discusses how to plant water plants in and around his Laguna Pond water feature at his Moss Mountain Farm.

bentonite clay seal in blanket application

Bentonite for Ponds

How to use bentonite for pond sealing. Granular bentonite application techniques and rates. Calculate how much bentonite you need.

Secrets to Building Natural Ponds the Right Way (New Method) - YouTube

Secrets to Building Natural Ponds the Right Way (New Method)

Secrets for building a natural pond without pumps, filters and chemicals. Find out how you can build a simple pond that requires almost no maintenance and no...

HOW TO BUILD ALL NATURAL POND WITHOUT LINER |LOW COST+MAINTENANCE |BIG BACK YARD WATER LAKE HABITAT - YouTube

HOW TO BUILD ALL NATURAL POND WITHOUT LINER |LOW COST+MAINTENANCE |BIG BACK YARD WATER LAKE HABITAT

POND EQUIPMENT: http://amzn.to/2qPFpjZ SHOVELS: https://amzn.to/2JeVpFY TOOL SETS: https://amzn.to/2ImycAz PATIO, LAWN & GARDEN STUFF: https://amzn.to/2GMUlu...

How much pasture do broiler chickens need? - PPP#1 S1:E2 - YouTube

How much pasture do broiler chickens need? - PPP#1 S1:E2

Giving broiler chickens enough grass and pasture space ensures they grow big, healthy, and delicious. SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/2uw8eV3 POPULAR VIDEOS: http:/...

This Modern Farmhouse in Georgia was featured in Country Living Magazine, which declared it "One of the prettiest farmhouses we've ever seen."

A Modern Farmhouse Featured in Country Living For Sale in Georgia - Hooked on Houses

This Modern Farmhouse in Georgia was featured in Country Living Magazine, which declared it "One of the prettiest farmhouses we've ever seen."

There's no shortage of curb appeal for this beautiful 4 bedroom modern farmhouse plan with bonus room and bath (giving you potentially 5 bedrooms). The beautiful formal entry and dining room open into a large open living area with raised ceilings - with a vaulted ceiling option available - and brick accent wall. The spacious kitchen has views to the rear porch and features an island with eating bar as well as a large pantry.  The 4 bedrooms are well-sized and all include large walk-in…

Plan 51754HZ: Modern Farmhouse Plan with Bonus Room

There's no shortage of curb appeal for this beautiful 4 bedroom modern farmhouse plan with bonus room and bath (giving you potentially 5 bedrooms). The beautiful formal entry and dining room open into a large open living area with raised ceilings - with a vaulted ceiling option available - and brick accent wall. The spacious kitchen has views to the rear porch and features an island with eating bar as well as a large pantry. The 4 bedrooms are well-sized and all include large walk-in…

Stunning 4-Bed New American House Plan with Loft and Unfinished Attic Space - 500066VV | Architectural Designs - House Plans

Plan 500066VV: Stunning 4-Bed New American House Plan with Loft and Unfinished Attic Space

This is the fourth house plan in our "Upstairs For The Kids" series ( see plans 500034VV, 500032VV and 500005VV for two larger versions).French doors give you entry to the foyer which has views that extend back to the great room with fireplace on the back wall. French doors on your left open to the study and the fireplace in the great room is flanked by matching pairs of doors as well.The kitchen and dining area create an open unit. The pantry in the kitchen gives you great storage and the…

Traditional Style House Plan - 4 Beds 2.5 Baths 3249 Sq/Ft Plan #102-205 - Houseplans.com

Traditional Style House Plan - 4 Beds 2.5 Baths 3249 Sq/Ft Plan #102-205 - Houseplans.com

Modern Farmhouse Floor Plan with Wraparound Porch | Max Fulbright Designs

Modern Farmhouse Floor Plan with Wraparound Porch | Max Fulbright Designs

Our Forever Farmhouse is a modern farmhouse floor plan that features a master suite on the main level, 3 bedrooms on the upper level and a wraparound porch.

Victorian Style House Plan - 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2362 Sq/Ft Plan #48-214 - Houseplans.com

Victorian Style House Plan - 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2362 Sq/Ft Plan #48-214 - Houseplans.com

Rustic ranch in Utah designed for family getaways: Lost Creek Ranch | Small cabin interiors, Log hom

Miller-Roodell Architects designed this rustic ranch compound, a tranquil multi-family getaway set on the banks of Lost Creek, Southern Utah.

How to Graft Apple Trees (Bench Grafting) - Seed Savers Exchange

How to Graft Apple Trees (Bench Grafting) - Seed Savers Exchange

How to use whip-and-tongue bench grafting to propogate new apple trees. Visit http://www.seedsavers.org for more information about our heritage apple orchard...

Hardy Kiwi Propagation - Follow Up on Serpentine Layering

Hardy Kiwi Propagation - Follow Up on Serpentine Layering

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3Akwa4laik - Initial video from May 2018 https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/plant-propagation-by-layering-instructions-for-the-hom...

I like this floorplan. Maybe modify back porch so that kitchen window looks out over garden, not porch.

Plan 51810HZ: Stylish 4-Bed Modern Farmhouse Plan with Vaulted Master Suite

This stylish 4-bed modern farmhouse plan has a facade with great symmetry. French doors are centered on the front porch with a broad shed dormer above and matching nested gables to each side.The foyer has views through the dining room to a pair of French doors in back.The main portion of the home gives you an open floor plan with unimpeded views extending from the great room to the kitchen.Four sets of French doors access the rear porch, including a pair from the vaulted master suite. Notice…

Hardy Kiwi - Easy Propagation Technique - YouTube

Hardy Kiwi - Easy Propagation Technique

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qlrh48S2r24 - Follow up video one year later showing how it works http://www.edibleacres.org https://www.paypal.me/edibleacre...