The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

New and improved DIY dog door

Chicken pasture gate with alternative DIY dog door installed

Our first DIY dog door didn't work out so well.

This plastic lattice material is attached at the top with some 16 gauge galvanized wire so that it will hang free and swing whichever way Lucy is going.

Stay tuned to see if this helps keep Lucy from chewing holes in our chicken pasture fence.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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