Kitchen garden inspiration - build an Amish cold frame. I love this clever design. No plans available (our Amish friends didn't even use plans to build our sheep barn), but there are 10 photos in this post showing construction details.
Building a Living Fence: Osage orange trees (Maclura pomifera), also called hedge apple or horse apple. For an incredibly tough, enduring windbreak that’s a major player in a local ecology, probably nothing surpasses Osage orange.