So why is this wire mesh attached to my pitchfork? Because I've turned our chicken coop into one big litter box. After doing this for the last year or so, I can easily say that this method is a winner. I added a 2-inch layer of coarse sand to the bottom of the coop and use my "pooper scooper" to pick up the poop. And the coop doesn't smell! That's half the battle in keeping critters away. Once a year, clean out all the sand and start over and you're good to go.

So why is this wire mesh attached to my pitchfork? Because I've turned our chicken coop into one big litter box. After doing this for the last year or so, I can easily say that this method is a winner. I added a layer of coarse sand to the bottom of

Oceanside Ornament  Dreaming of summer days by the beach? Capture the essence of the ocean on a glass ball ornament for your Christmas tree. Tape off stripes around the ornament. Coat the bare areas with crafts glue and sprinkle with coarse sand; let dry. Finish by gluing on small shells or mother-of-pearl buttons.

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This little beach sand ornament starts with a basic blue ball. Paint on bands of glue and pour beach sand onto the glue. Dab a bit of glue onto the small shells, press into sand around the middle band, and let dry. Via BHG.

" I rolled some Sculpey ultralight into sausage shapes cut them lengthwise and wrapped them round an empty beer can. I smoothed them by hand and when they were baked I used a coarse sand paper to get them into shape (80 grit - they sand very easily). I then used them as bases for cane veneers. They seem to be quite sturdy. "

A batch of bangle blanks ready for veneering. They are made with Sculpey ultralight. by Bridget Derc

Not all garden soils are created equal you see: some have more clay; others have coarse sand particles; there are garden soils with a lot of silt and the list goes on. Each of these soil types have specific needs and challenges that must be addressed if you want to garden successfully.

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A sprinkle of coarse sanding sugar is the embellishment on these sweet versions of the salty snack.

Chocolate Pretzels

Chocolate Pretzel Shaped Cookies - A sprinkle of coarse sanding sugar is the embellishment on these sweet versions of the salty snack.

Make Super Cheap Seed Starters...  Many soil mixes will work for a soil block, but this recipe will be almost fool-proof: Eliot Coleman's Organic Recipe ~ • 30 units peat • 1/8 unit lime or ½ unit wood ashes, • 20 units coarse sand or perlite  • 3/4 unit organic fertilizer (equal parts blood meal, colloidal phosphate and greensand)  • 10 units good garden soil  • 20 units well-aged compost

Make Super Cheap Seed Starters

Make Super Cheap Seed Starters. Many soil mixes will work for a soil block, but this recipe will be almost fool-proof: Eliot Coleman's Organic Recipe ~

Life is not a picnic, but it´s beautiful !!! Granadella Creek Kayaking (Javea)

The Granadella cove is a pebble and coarse sand beach great for scuba diving…

#Bosch Professional Bosch Blue Metal Fibre Sanding Disc 115mm 100g #Sanding discs for clamping onto a rubber backing pad. Suitable for fine and coarse sanding, material removal, deburring and de-rusting on steel, cast iron, sheet steel and stainless steel.Features and Benefitsandbull; Fibre sand... (Barcode EAN=3165140179942)

#Bosch Professional Bosch Blue Metal Fibre Sanding Disc 115mm 100g #Sanding discs for clamping onto a rubber backing pad. Suitable for fine and coarse sanding, material removal, deburring and de-rusting on steel, cast iron, sheet steel and stainless steel.Features and Benefitsandbull; Fibre sand... (Barcode EAN=3165140179942)

Long-lasting outdoor hypertufa sculptures are easy to make.  Recipes and guidelines to carve or sculpt 'tufa garden art sculptures are explained.

Long-lasting outdoor hypertufa sculptures are easy to make. Recipes and guidelines to carve or sculpt 'tufa garden art sculptures are explained.

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How to paint wood to look like weathered Restoration Hardware wood. Step using a coarse sand paper, sand in the direction of the wood.

Step 2  Lay a 1-inch drainable base of pea gravel topped by ½ inch of coarse sand in each hole.

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Step 2 Lay a drainable base of pea gravel topped by ½ inch of coarse sand in each hole.

Fill the pit with 6 inches of gravel; rake smooth and tamp after each load to ensure a solid base. Then spread a thin layer of coarse sand over the gravel. Tamp the sand, as well, and make sure the surface is level.

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Step 2 Fill the pit with 6 inches of gravel; rake smooth and tamp after each load to ensure a solid base. Then spread a thin layer of coarse sand over the gravel. Tamp the sand, as well, and make sure the surface is level.

A Useful Emergency Water Filter. Fine sand down to large stones. Pretty brilliant, really. Boy Scouts rock. 1903

“A most handy and efficacious filter can be made out of an ordinary perfectly clean zinc water pail, through the bottom of which a hole has .

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