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June 16, 2020

Learn what supplies, how much soil and what plants you'll need to make a raised garden bed for your backyard! 

We've written about how to make a raised garden bed before--but this season we decided to make an even larger bed for our fruits and vegetables! We had a 2ft x...

May 18, 2020

Now that you've made your compost bin, learn how to create and maintain rich soil that will become nutrient-rich fertilizer for your garden next year.

 A few weeks ago we wrote a blog post about how to make this chicken wire compost bin. Since then, we've been tending t...

May 8, 2020

Learn how to build your own veggie washing station using wood and hardware cloth

There's no doubt this quarantine has opened our eyes as to what's a necessity and what's not. After schools, restaurants and all sporting events were cancelled--many were left with nothin...

February 18, 2020

Learn how to make a compost bin using only chicken wire, a wooden stake and some zip ties to get your garden ready for spring!

Composting for Spring/Summer Gardens

According to Punxsutawney Phil we are due for an early spring so that means it's time to start tilling the...

February 4, 2020

Learn how to make a small chicken run using the lightweight and easy to install multi-purpose fence and give your chickens some extra space!

Supplies:

Multi-Purpose Fence Panel

Multi-Purpose Fence Post

Multi-Purpose Fence Latch (to create the gate)

A few weeks ago, we final...

January 21, 2020

Learn how to assemble and use this welded wire kennel to create an easy to use chicken coop! 

Looking for an afforable and easy chicken coop for your fleathery flock? This welded wire kennel from Pet Sentinel is a great alternative to the traditional chicken coop if you...

December 19, 2019

Looking for a fun way to display all of your wonderful holiday cards? We've rounded up a few of our favorite that you will defintely want to give a try! 

1. Farmhouse Style Christmas Card Holder 

We made this one a couple of weeks ago and it's such a simple and fun way t...

December 16, 2019

Learn how to make a Christmas tree using chicken wire and leftover Christmas decor in 2 easy steps! 

Have some leftover garland or Christmas decor that you're not sure what to do with? Or that empty corner of the living room that is just begging for some holiday cheer?...

December 10, 2019

DIY tutorial on how to make Christmas ornaments out of chicken wire and mason jar lids. Fun craft to make with the whole family!

December 1, 2019

Learn how to make this DIY advent calendar using a chicken wire frame and some goody bags with Christmas treats inside. 

It's that time of year again! Marking off each passing day of Christmas with an advent calendar is a fun tradition for many so we decided to create o...

November 13, 2019

Looking for DIY decor ideas for Thanksgiving? Learn how to make this year Thanksgiving centerpiece out of flowers and a craft box that is sure to wow your guests!  

While we were browsing our local garden store--we came across several pre-made arrangements using fa...

October 24, 2019

Get your home ready for fall with the five tried and true classic decor tips for the cooler temps. 

Front Porch Decor with Wire Baskets 

Pumpkins on the front porch are a tried and true decor rule of thumb but adding in a whole basket of pumpkin made from a wire basket a...

October 1, 2019

With fall right around the corner, now is the time to spruce up your yard with an easy to install No Dig Empire Fence

Nothing says fall like oyster roasts, fire put hangouts and fall leaves--which is why now is the perfect time to get your backyard in shape and lookin...

September 3, 2019

Now is the time to start researching and planning your fall garden--start with these tried and true options for a robust fall harvest! 

Recently we re-freshed our raised garden bed and dug up all of the plants that were past their prime. Our mint had taken over the near...

August 15, 2019

Summer is the perfect time of year to fine tune your landscaping with garden borders that offset your lush green grass and really showcase your flower beds and garden. 

We've compiled a list of unqiue ideas to edge your flowers beds in style. 

1.) Iris Border 

The Ir...

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