Saturday, 22 August 2015

Garden Things!

Old glass sconce globe, a cheap $1 solar light (stake removed), some wire and a shepherds hook. Easy and cheap landscape lighting.

DIY Garden Mosaic Projects 

An outdoor shower that utilizes solar energy to heat the water.

Planters made of tomato stands. One method to create elevated heights for potted plants in garden beds.

Spilling Pot Succulent Garden 


Sunday, 26 July 2015

Ideas For Gardens!

Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea.

A Beautiful & Enchanting Garden Path  

Cool firepit
Yard Games! 

Contemporary Landscape ideas to make your garden awesome

Monday, 15 June 2015

In The Garden With Kids!

How to grow a carrot top ~ I think I'll do this now and have the kids leave their carrot plants out for the Easter Bunny.

10 Easy Plants for Kids to Grow- Great ideas for kids to learn how to plant and cultivate their own crops. 

Make a self watering planter. Watch seeds grow. Great activity for kids to learn about gardening.

GREAT ideas to get your kids involved in gardening! 

How to grow vegetables in a jar - fun summer project for kids (especially if you use root vegetables! 

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Garden Fun!

DIY: Garden Art - stones are drilled & threaded with rebar. This would be a nice, calming addition to a garden.

DIY ideas using tires in your garden 

Tips for Changing the Color of Hydrangeas

LOVE this little garden shed 

Water feature

Saturday, 6 June 2015


"Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall."

Tips for the garden

Weed killer: 1 gallon vinegar, 2 cups epsom salt, 1/4 cup dish soap

Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another? And it looks gorgeous!

Definitely going to make these for my garden how whimsical are these, cheap too, Dollar store has them 3 for a buck.... and a Sharpie.... garden signs / tags... easy and cute... label those plants... great for herbs..

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Gardening Growing!

Lavender- Can be a bit tricky to grow, but it can thrive in the right conditions. It likes it hot, sunny, and dry. mix a bit of sand in the soil when planting and fertilize with lime (lavender HATES acidity!) It can get woody after a few years if not pruned regularly in the fall. Prune almost to the ground to ensure fullness next year

How to Make Natural Pesticides for Your Plants 

Homemade natural pesticide recipe for combating squash bugs.

How to Grow Huge, Lush Ferns. Submerge pot every few days in bucket that contains 3-4 gal of water and 1/4 cup Epsom salts  

How to Build Raised Bed Covers to keep those bunnies out of my garden!

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Green Thumb Inspiration!

Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick

How to fold newspaper into biodegradable planters. 

Queen Bee Coupons » Worm compost bin in 10 easy steps! 

Raised Planter Gardening Stand DIY Project 
Banana Peel Plant Fertilizer Spray 

Monday, 1 June 2015

Things to fix up your yard!

Composting 101!!! Repin and make this a fun family project to do with the kids this summer!!!

Cold frames are the means in which to grow a winter garden. All you need is four two-by-fours, a sheet of greenhouse material, and some nails! 

9 ways to get rid of garden weeds naturally—the safe and effective way

50 Gardening Tips That'll Improve Any Outdoor Space


Garden essentials, garden ideas, things to keep in mind 

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Awesome Gardening Tricks!

How to Grow Fruit Trees in Containers

5 Easy Steps To Organic Weed Control for Beds & Borders – this is the 'secret' that I've used for years to not be a slave to weeds!  

Water fountain filled with flowers, love this idea

Old Crate Planter Boxes 

Organic Gardening - growing seedlings in recycled containers as greenhouses (salad greens tub and toilet paper tubes)! 

Friday, 29 May 2015

Gardening tips!

How To Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes In 4 Square Feet

How to Install a Dry Creek Bed

Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems, Black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water and used as a foliar spray can thwart these diseases. I have not tried this, but I will. 

Creative DIY Rain Chains

What could we love more than a succulent? A whole garden of succulents, of course! Lucky for us, it's easy to grow a collection of these hardy, colorful plants at home via propagation.