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Worm Composting 101: How to Make & Use a Simple Worm Bin

Once you start composting with worms you’ll wonder why you didn’t try it sooner. Worm composting is by far one of the simplest ways for recycling kitchen scraps and making soil for your garden — some of the most balanced…

0 Comments / 328 View / January 9, 2017

DIY Free Printable Seed Packets

Seeds are so many things. In An Invisible Orchard, A Natural History of Seeds, Jonathan Silverton book explains: “The story of seeds, in a nutshell, is a tale of evolution. From the tiny sesame that we sprinkle on our bagels…

0 Comments / 613 View / September 9, 2016

How To Make a Trash Can Planter

If you can convert a trash can into a planter, you can convert nearly anything into a garden. Any size or style, sky’s the limit. Thinking outside the box might be your ticket to a verdant lifestyle filled with the…

2 Comments / 837 View / July 7, 2016

Trash Can Tomatoes: How to Plant & Grow Tomatoes

Tomatoes are at the heart of most summer gardens and a successful harvest will keep you coming back for more. Planning, planting and dreaming. The simple thought of homegrown tomatoes, their scent on a hot day and meals made outstanding…

0 Comments / 1164 View / May 20, 2016

How to Make a Grapevine Wreath

Make your own grapevine wreath using just a handful of vines. This is one of my favorite projects because cuttings from the garden can be recycled to make something new — breathing fresh life into your home or outdoor space…

6 Comments / 296 View / December 21, 2015

DIY Garden in a Mint Tin

Don’t throw it away! If it holds soil and has drainage it’s a planter. Do-it-yourself mint tin gardens are perfect for small spaces, windowsills or passed along as gifts. Plus they’re easy to make. Grow succulents, sprouts or experiment with…

0 Comments / 1396 View / November 5, 2015

How to Make a Pallet Garden

Use the space you have on hand, recycle stuff that’s free and grow a garden. This DIY vertical planter project is the perfect solution for a hard to fill space. It’s also a better design. In part because you’re filling…

2 Comments / 438 View / June 15, 2015

Make Your Own Seed Starting Mix | DIY Gardening

Your next bumper crop is right around the corner, waiting in a handful of seeds. If only all the seeds we planted grew past that awkward stage from youth to adolescence, into prosperous and fruitful adults, beating the odds of damping-off…

5 Comments / 1660 View / March 6, 2015

How To Make Seed Bombs: Spread the Love

Seed bombs are neat little packages of seeds, compost and clay. They’re fab to make and even better to spread and watch grow. Cast them throughout your yard, garden, or neglected stretches of your neighborhood. Think of it as an…

2 Comments / 899 View / December 8, 2014

Making Paper Pots For Starting Seeds

Goodbye plastic containers, hello upcycled newspaper seedling pots! I love these things. I love making them and planting in them. From beginning to finish they’re high performers, holding up well with regular watering as well as bottom watering. Plus they’re…

2 Comments / 935 View / March 13, 2014