Our raised garden beds from last year did so well that I decided to put in some larger raised garden beds this spring.
This is how I built our larger sized cedar raised gardens. Building these garden beds is a great and simple DIY project that can easily be accomplished in an afternoon.
I chose to make these garden beds larger because Continue reading Large Raised Garden Beds
A three-bin composting system is a wonderful way to create compost and looks attractive. With the wonderful spring weather we have been having I had the opportunity to get outside and enjoy the sunshine with this project. If you are looking for a fun and easy DIY project, a three-bin composting system is a great beginner project. Continue reading Three-Bin Composting
A couple of months ago I got the idea to build a custom PC that featured water cooling. I have built many computers in the past but had never done anything with liquid/water based cooling. After pouring over many articles and watching many videos I had a good idea of the basics. This series of posts will seek to act as a beginner’s guide as well as chronicle the experience of water cooling a PC. Continue reading PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – The Plan
Mid November and the compost tumblers are already frozen solid. I want to keep composting through winter and I had been meaning to figure out vermicomposting so there was only one thing to do. Build a worm bin! Continue reading Vermicomposting
After a couple days of rain the weather cleared and it was time to finish building the greenhouse. On the agenda for the day were finishing the door frame, building the door, covering the greenhouse with greenhouse film, and securing the greenhouse film. Continue reading Greenhouse Part 2
The gardens are put to bed for the long Michigan winters and I am missing gardening. One of the things I have seen consistently in this area when visiting small farms is the use of hoop style greenhouses. These inexpensive structures Continue reading Greenhouse Part 1
Gardening and composting are two homestead concepts that go hand in hand. I could have gone out and bought a compost tumbler but I thought I would rather build one myself. Continue reading Compost Tumblers
As part of my learning to garden I decided to make some raised beds out of cedar lumber. Continue reading Raised Garden Beds