Chicken coop for the garden - build one to fit between garden beds so the chickens eat the weeds and bugs. Build another to fit on the beds to clean them up/add fertilizer/turn it over/eat bugs after harvest. I would love to own chickens some day!
Christi utilized the same style-for-a-steal strategies in the backyard chicke coop. A farmhouse sconce outside plus a thrift-store armchair and antique oil painting inside take it from hardworking to good-looking.
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Clear vinyl cloth (Walmart) covers hardware cloth, then clear corrugated roofing (Lowe's, Home Depot) creates air space to insulate coup for winter, while letting light in. Can surround with straw bales when it gets really cold.