6/27/2009
Concrete block columns aren't typically used in straw bale buildings, but here's how you can make it work.
6/22/2009
You can control damage caused by carpenter bees with these nontoxic methods.
6/19/2009
Going off the grid offers complete energy independence — no utility bills, no grid outages, ever — but it takes some effort, and you will need to learn how to conserve energy.
6/18/2009
Putting fly ash rather than portland cement into concrete does have a few environmental benefits.
6/17/2009
A soil fertility expert shares his advice on using wood ashes as garden fertilizer.
6/11/2009
Instructions for building a cold smoker (and three other things you can do with steel oil drums).
6/9/2009
Advice from a sustainable farming expert on how to get started with livestock on a small piece of land.
6/3/2009
Finding out how much manure an average chicken produces is a challenge.
6/1/2009
Two seasoned gearheads weigh in on the benefits (or lack thereof) of converting a V8 engine to run only on four cylinders.






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