Tag : Upcycle

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 / 3735 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 / 346 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 / 478 View / December 1, 2015

Baylor Chapman & Lila B. Design

    Some of the most forward thinking living arrangements are the handiwork of Baylor Chapman, author of The Plant Recipe Book. I happened upon her shop, Lila B. Design, springing from a shipping container in a space shared by…

14 Comments / 392 View / July 6, 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 / 475 View / June 15, 2015