The attractive greenish coating that covers old, weathered copper is called verdigris. A typical verdigris kit contains several small pots of paint—one for each layer—and a stippling brush. It can be used to transform wood, metal, plastic or terra-cotta containers.
You don't have to pay a lot for a one-of-a-kind birdbath. This spring, look for plants with large leaves to add to your garden. Then turn one of those big beauties into a birdbath.
Ready to get crafty? Attract birds in style with this simple do-it-yourself birdbath. It might look difficult and expensive, but it's really quite easy and cheap to make.
These new pots have an old twist. They will make your flower or garden area shine.
Paperwhites make the perfect gift for the holiday season. To brighten someone's Christmas, surprise them with paperwhites.
Brighten up a bare fence or wall with this simple pot trellis. You can change the look as often as you like--just unhook the pots and pop in fresh plants.
Mary Lee and Allen Millikin have built several trellises since their retirement, but this design was their first, and it's still the one they prize most.
Sometimes, a little freshening up is all it takes to make your old deck look and feel new again.
Put together this inexpensive birdbath in under an hour.
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One of the easiest ways to make a good garden even better is to set a comfortable bench in a secluded corner. Just having a place to sit transforms an ordinary patch of flowers into a quiet contemplative refuge.