Tag : Recycle

Kitchen Garden: Planting in Galvanized Containers

  Growing a vegetable garden in recycled containers is all the rage, but are there risks? I was reminded of this looming question when a friend asked if she needed to line her watering trough turned raised bed before planting….

2 Comments / 3241 View / March 13, 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 / 326 View / December 21, 2015

Gifts for Gardeners

Whether homemade, reclaimed or store bought gift giving is personal and is, at its core, a wish for someone’s happiness — no matter the season. And, while it’s supposed to be fun, it can be a source of frustration and,…

0 Comments / 475 View / December 1, 2015

Bloom Pucks Reviewed

  What happens when you combine an MBA in finance and a deep love of nature? I recently had the opportunity to talk with Steven Devloo, founder and CEO of Earthworm Technologies, and a picture quickly formed. It’s the reduce-reuse-recycle…

0 Comments / 82 View / June 24, 2015

Growing Flowers with Spin: Upcycled Bicycle Gardens

  Check out this community inspired project. Curbside, upcycled bicycle gardens along the lanes of Crystal Beach, Ontario. Fab, fun and funky, these gardens are part of the village beautification campaign and hard to miss. I love these moments. When traveling…

0 Comments / 198 View / July 13, 2014

Managing Manure

“It’s not often that a book inspires you to go out and shovel steaming piles of horse poop on a cold November afternoon. But that’s exactly what happened to me after reading Gene Logsdon’s Holy Shit, and I mean it…

0 Comments / 26 View / December 1, 2010