Tag: DIY Projects

Web Soil Survey

Web Soil Survey

Knowing your soils is a good idea, no matter where you live or what type of country living activity you pursue. The USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service makes that job […]

Top 10 Books for Beginning Farmers

Top 10 Books for Beginning Farmers

Just getting started? Whether you are still in the early planning stage or are trying to overcome your first obstacle, one of the best things you can do is to […]

Get Ready for May 2016

Get Ready for May 2016

Summer is fast approaching! It’s time to battle the bugs, brush up on music skills, and plan some family time for Memorial Day. Discover the historical geography of the United […]

Get Ready for April 2016

Get Ready for April 2016

Spring is in the air! Are you ready to get outside, grow some plants, and build something new? Learn how to transplant successfully. Take advantage of three free planting guides […]

Quote of the Week: To Invent

Quote of the Week: To Invent

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. —Thomas Edison

5 Homemade Gifts from the Farm

5 Homemade Gifts From the Farm

There’s nothing like a homemade gift to warm someone’s heart at Christmas.  The time and love put into a handcrafted present make it special. If you enjoy country living, you […]

Free LSU Building Plans

Free LSU Building Plans

Louisiana State University has put together an excellent website packed with countless building plans available for free PDF download.  If you are the do-it-yourself type, this is a site that […]

A Kid's EcoJournal Series

A Kid’s EcoJournal Series

If your children love the outdoors and also love to write, they may enjoy A Kid’s EcoJournal series by Toni Albert. There are four of these books (spring, summer, fall, […]

The Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction

Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction

Here’s a way to combine two favorite interests. Hand the woodworker of the family a copy of this book and see what happens! The Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction for […]

HomeMade

HomeMade

Here is just the thing for the handyman of the family.  Whatever you want to build, whether it is for your home, your garden, or your farm, check out this […]