How To Build A Root Cellar This is a great project on how to build a root cellar For those unfamiliar with the term, a root cellar is an underground room that acts like a natural refrigerator, maintaining temperatures in the mid F in the…
I love the use of low-growing ground cover to define a garden path. This one is a mown path through the wildflower meadow at Great Dixter leading to a gate. Buttercups and Ox eye daisies, Leucanthemum vulgare
Planning a small farm home (Good to do, but you should also *visualize* yourself running it; the slope, shade/sun and even your own physical limitations will play a big part in how your farm will turn out.
Here's one person's take on what a x home lot can provide as a small farm. Depending upon your local city codes you may not be able to have things like the pigs (maybe goats, if any meat / dairy animal at all).
"A Half-Acre Farm- a page from my favorite book, Country Life: A Handbook for Realists and Dreamers by Paul Heiney" I like the idea of plotting out where things would go. This is a smaller farm, so we could be flexible.