In New Zealand we make it with beef mince and call it Cottage Pie, but the traditional English dish is made with lamb or mutton and called Shepherd's Pie, so this is my twist on convention and rega...
Excellent Rain Harvesting Diagram/How To
DIY rain barrel... would love to have something like this out near the raised beds to make watering easier.
9 Things I Always Have at the Barn
9 Things I Always Have at the Barn | Homesteading Tools and Farm Skills by Pioneer Settler http://pioneersettler.com/9-tools-for-barn-homestead/
pond biofilter -- We're thinking of adding a small flock of ducks to the homestead for eggs and meat. With that comes the need for water. I'd love something a bit nicer and more natural than just a kiddie pool so building a small water feature is ideal. Adding a small DIY bio-filter system that can be utilized in the small pond, water plants (which feed on waste products in the water) furthers the eco-balance we are working towards.
For drip irrigation system to the garden
Garden sprinkler made of a water bottle and old hollowed out pens
One-skillet healthy paella
Backyard Chickens: How to Get Rid of Flies
If you have chickens, you probably struggle with flies. We did too, and tried every product on the market until we finally found some that work and helped us to get rid of flies for good!