From whimsical to budget friendly, transform your home and garden with these backyard projects and DIY ideas that are simple to fun to make!
DIY Plant Watering Bottles
Are you ever faced with going away for a few days only to return to dried out, thirsty plants? Or
Popcorn Cranberry DIY Bird Feeder Wreath
This DIY bird feeder wreath idea is simple and classic – a different twist on the once so popular popcorn and cranberry
Berry Wreath Garland Homemade Bird Feeder
Fall and winter seem to be wreath season. Although they can be hung any time of year, wreaths are certainly
An Old, Rusty Watering Can Finds New Purpose
I like old things. So, when I spotted an old, galvanized watering can at an antique shop – I knew
Fall Decorating: Plant Flowers in a Pumpkin
Dress up your front porch with this pumpkin planter! Learn how to plant flowers in a pumpkin for a festive...
DIY Drip-Water Plants Using Milk Jugs
Many areas of the United States are suffering from extreme drought and your garden may also be showing signs of
DIY Garlic Spray to Keep Bugs Away
One of my favorite vegetables to grow is garlic. Besides loving to eat food with lots of garlic in it,
Tips for Growing Birdhouse Gourds
Learn gardening tips for growing birdhouse gourds that are perfect homes for your cavity nesting birds, such as swallows and...
Cardboard Garden Project: Hanging Basket
Last year while testing Cardboard Gardening, we put together a panel of family and friends to give it a try.
Create an Instant Indoor Garden Using Carrot Tops
Next time you are chopping carrots for soup or making carrot sticks, don't throw out the tops. Plant them instead...
Transform a Fountain Into a Garden Planter
Do you have fountain or other water feature that you no longer use? Transform it into a planter, filled with...
DIY Hanging Birdbath
As I promised in an earlier post, here’s my version of a hanging birdbath. Supplies… Terracotta saucer (8.5″ diameter) All-purpose
Build a rustic orchard bee house
With all the talk about the threat to our honey bees, it is easy to forget that there are many