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