Building an A-Frame for under $7000? It can be done
We have been living off grid, gardening, raising live stock and cutting tons of wood for 4 years now. I am a full time Blacksmith. I make a number of useful objects, most notably garden and hand tools Earthineer: Tell us a bit about yourself ...
Bellamy home showcases family’s many talents
Ginny is credited with establishing the Garden Club in Morris in 2005. She is a Master Gardener. Painting also is a passion – especially in watercolors. So be ready to see multiple paintings personally done throughout her home. Antiquing and ...
Seal air gaps to aid energy efficiency
The tool is available at some home centers and on the Internet. When you have found the gaps you want to seal, visit a well-stocked home center or hardware store and buy the materials to fix them. You can also check out a variety of weather ...
Common-sense steps can cut home energy bills
"Almost every home you go into is badly insulated and leaks a lot of air." Air leaks, often found around foundations, pipes, recessed lights and chimneys ... power strip but automatically turns off equipment that it senses is not being used.
Give your patio or porch a festive fall makeover
Give a nod to Halloween by repurposing garden owl decoys with black spray paint, turning them into spooky raptors. Tea lights on a table ... chores fast becoming a memory, hide your tools with an outdoor screen made from dog-eared fencing.