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Ancient wind/solar clothes dryer that still works

Why is it that movie producers who devote much time to every tiny detail, makeup and costumes, fail to get it right when showing a routine task such as washing clothes by hand? In a recent popula

100-year-old way to filter rainwater in a barrel

During our boiling, broiling, blistering drought last summer here in the Missouri Ozarks, water was a topic of conversation wherever we went. Creeks and ponds dried up (some never recovered) and the water table dropped, forcing some neighbors to have their well pumps lowered or to even to have a

No-Till Vine Patch

You don’t need to till up the whole back 40 to have all the watermelon, squash, sweet potatoes and pumpkin your family can eat. Instead, cut out circles of sod, mulch the area and then watch your garden grow.

Building a greenhouse from scratch and scrap

Using some scrap material, old sliding glass doors and windows, and as few purchased supplies as possible (cement blocks, wire cloth, 2x4s and roof tin), we built our second greenhouse in early November 2012. Now, in mid-February, the greenhouse provides more than enough greens for our heaping, t

Starting seeds indoors

One of the best diversions to overcome wintertime doldrums is to start trays of garden seeds indoors. Here in the Missouri Ozarks, now is a good time to get growing with all those vegetables that should be started 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Plants that require a longer growing seaso

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