Trenching - composting by digging a trench roughly 3 feet deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed, leave them for months to break down and then plant your vegetables directly into the bed.
Chicken Coop Fly Repellent Recipe: 2 cups vinegar, 2 cups water, 2 tablespoons real vanilla extract, 40 drops of essential oil (citronella and peppermint). Mix together in spray bottle. Spray all areas where flies congregate.
Courtyards can be quite small areas, but there are things that can be done to create the illusion of space. Courtyard landscape design helps establish a relationship with Nature and human architecture.