Tips And Tricks For Your Vegetable Garden

Garden

Has the organic bug bitten you? There is this crazy and intense epidemic that is sweeping the nation. Fresh is best! Pesticide free is perfection. Organic is ‘oh-my-goodness’ expensive. People love organic fruits and vegetable (present company included). Eating healthy and fresh doesn’t have to break the bank…if you grow your veggies yourself! Easier said … Read more Tips And Tricks For Your Vegetable Garden

DIY Rubbermaid Container Pond

Pond

The sound of a gurgling bubbling brook is just one of my favorites. Sadly not all of us live in the country or have a river next door. Regardless, every backyard needs a water feature! They aren’t as hard to make as you might think. Take this one, featured at Diply. It is very easy … Read more DIY Rubbermaid Container Pond

How To Build A Hydroponic Veggie Garden

hydroponic system

What is a hydroponic system? I’m glad you asked. I had to look it up myself. It is a system that doesn’t use soil to grow plants but a solution that is water based and rich in nutrients (too smart for my brain!). One disadvantage that most people have found is that a quality system … Read more How To Build A Hydroponic Veggie Garden

How To Make A Beautiful Tower Of Flowers For Your Patio

Flowers

I know that dates don’t matter. They don’t matter because officially the first day of spring is this weekend and it snowed today. Why won’t it stop?! It makes planting things difficult! Argh. My garden might never get started. Lol. At least there are fun DIYs out there that you can get started on now. … Read more How To Make A Beautiful Tower Of Flowers For Your Patio

Building A Trellis Tunnel And Raised Garden Bed Combination

Garden Box And Trelis

You are going to love this trellis and raised garden box combo from Weed ‘Em And reap. I adore it! 2-in-1 DIYs are the best! They save time, energy, money, and so much more. And this one saves another thing…space. It’s a perfect solution for those short on space but still wanting to garden. You … Read more Building A Trellis Tunnel And Raised Garden Bed Combination

These Fish have Their Own Lookout Tower

Koi

Are you familiar with Koi? They are a large, carp-ish fish that is kept for decorative purposes. Originally bred in Japan, they are quite beautiful with bright colors and wonderful patterns. We had four in our water feature until they mysteriously disappeared. (Maybe a raccoon?) Anyways, YouTube user “TCHelmut” has the best koi pond that … Read more These Fish have Their Own Lookout Tower

Bring Some DIY Wooden Whimsy Into Your Yard

Yard DIYs

The first day of summer, officially, is June 21st. That’s actually a good thing because it means I have more time to spruce up the yard. It’s in need of a little help. Winter was hard on it! Karma Stream has an absolutely fabulous roundup of wooden decorations that will make your yard the talk … Read more Bring Some DIY Wooden Whimsy Into Your Yard

Use Plastic Bottles To Go Vertical With Your Garden

Bottle Garden

Sometimes the only thing that stands between a great garden and no garden at all is a vertical planter. Upright planters let those short on space still experience the joys of gardening. I’m so glad that there are options out there! Everyone should get to indulge their green thumb, urban resident or not. Willem Van … Read more Use Plastic Bottles To Go Vertical With Your Garden

How To Make A Draped Hypertufa Planter

Planter

Aren’t concrete DIYs the best? There are just so many things that can be done with fabulous quick drying cement. You can make coasters, stepping stones, garden hands, coat racks, and so much more. You can even make an awesome draped planter like the one featured in this video from Kim’s Garden. It looks fabulous … Read more How To Make A Draped Hypertufa Planter

This Backyard Transformation Is Pure Genius

backyard

Our backyard features a small bubbling fountain. It flows down a stream and into a small pond. I love this little water feature of ours. It is so relaxing to hear the water bubbling out of the fountain and gurgling as it runs down the stream, flowing over and through the rocks. I love sitting … Read more This Backyard Transformation Is Pure Genius

Please Share If You Think every School Needs A Garden

There is so much bad news in the world today. It’s nice to turn on the news every once in awhile and see something positive. Check out this story about the Waldorf School in Cape Cod. It’s all about the largest carrot in the peninsula. What? Why should you care? Because these kids are awesome, … Read more Please Share If You Think every School Needs A Garden