Improving Your Land

Tiny Homes: Not Just for Tiny People

By Courtney Hageman

The era of supersizing everything is coming to an end, especially when it comes to modern-day homes. In an effort to save money and reduce one’s carbon footprint, the interest in the Tiny House Movement is growing rapidly throughout the …

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Growing a Vegetable Garden Off-the-Grid

By Matt Valzania

Off the Grid – Veggie Gardens   If you’re living off the grid, producing your own water and power, then you’re probably growing all or a portion of your own food in a garden. However, if you are still in …

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Digging Your Own Shallow Well

By Matt Valzania

Off the Grid – Digging Your Own Shallow Well   One of the biggest ticket items in developing your land is getting a reliable water supply. Whether you need to put in a well or connect to a municipal water …

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DIY Off-The-Grid Water Pumps

By Matt Valzania

Do-it-yourself Off the Grid: Water Pumps Do-it-yourself (DIY), is an essential component of living off the grid. For some it’s about the independence and the feeling of self-reliance. For others it’s dealing with the hard fact that there aren’t exactly …

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The Five Strangest Homes You Will Ever See

By Candice Armstrong

“Home is where the heart is.” “There is no place like home.” “Home sweet home.” Most of us can relate to at least one these quotes. We design and furnish our homes in our own personal style, which is reflected …

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How to Put a Road on Your Property

By LandCentral

Whether you are building a new home or just improving your house’s appearance, here are a few tips to consider when adding a road to your property. Have a Plan What is the purpose of the road, and what obstacles …

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Living off the Grid – Rain Capture

By Matt Valzania

One of the most vital elements to sustaining life after breathable air is water. Our planet is approximately 70 percent covered in water, but it’s not always where you need it. Thankfully, clouds function like water delivery trucks. However, if …

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With a Dream and Some Dirt, the Sky is the Limit

By Chris Briggs

Many folks who buy vacant land do so with the hope of building their own dream home from the ground up, literally. Sometimes they are afraid that they won’t succeed or that it is simply too much for one person …

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The tool every forestland owner should be using.

By Cam Clark

According to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), as many as 34 million acres of forestland could be lost in the United States during the next 50 years due to natural disasters and pest infestations. With the right information, you can …

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