Your Guide to Crafting Raised Garden Bed Soil Without Breaking the Bank

To create your own premium raised garden bed soil, you'll typically need a mixture of compost, topsoil, organic matter (such as peat moss or coconut coir), and possibly other amendments like perlite or vermiculite, depending on your plants' requirements.

Are you ready to take your gardening game to the next level? Raised beds are the way to go! Not only do they enhance the aesthetic appeal, but they also foster robust plant growth and alleviate strain on your back during gardening. However, before you start planting, ensure you have the appropriate raised garden bed […]

Sow Beauty and Taste: Integrating Edible Plants in Your Landscape

Edible Plant

Integrating edible plants into a garden or backyard is worth the effort. These plants add personality and character to your outdoor space. With care and effort, these plants give you unique ingredients for your pasta, soup, or salads.  This guide will show you how to create an edible landscape within your home. We will also […]

Creating a Drought-Tolerant Garden: DIY Tips and Plant Selection

Drought-Tolerant Garden

Want a garden that looks good without wasting water? You’re in luck. A drought-tolerant garden saves you money and is easy to care for. It’s a smart choice for home builders and renovators looking to boost their outdoor space. Ready to make your yard the talk of the neighborhood? Keep reading to find out how. […]

6 Lawn Care Tips That Will Help You Keep Your Yard Looking Fantastic

Looking for some tips on how to keep your lawn looking great? You’ve come to the right place. This blog post will discuss six simple tips that will help you maintain a beautiful yard all year round. Follow these tips and you’ll be able to avoid common problems like brown patches, weeds, and pests. So […]

Bonsai – An Extraordinary Beauty

Bonsai Trees

Bonsai is a centuries-old art form that originated in Japan. It involves the growing of various trees in small pots or trays, and the careful pruning and shaping of these trees to create living sculptures. These trees are often quite small, and they are highly prized for their beauty and the amount of time and […]

5 Creative DIY Trellis From Recycled Materials

Trellis made from old spring bed.

If you are looking for a way to organize or spruce up your garden, then a trellis would be the thing for you. But a DIY trellis is a structure created to support climbing plants. It provides a solid structure for them to climb, while also providing privacy and preventing the plants from blocking your […]

8 Popular Houseplants That Can Survive Your Constant Neglect

Golden Barrel Cactus

No matter how small your home or yard, there are plants that will help to ‘make a house a home by adding houseplants for your home improvements. But if your lifestyle is such that you have little time to care for any plants, we’ve got the answer for you. If you’re looking for houseplants that […]

Great Space Saving Ideas for DIY Vertical Gardens

Vertical Garden

Whether you are an apartment dweller, have a small backyard, or just want to maximize your growing space, vertical gardens are both beautiful and practical. Vertical gardens began in ancient times when farmers grew food on terraces. While modern vertical gardens don’t use trees to grow food, they use plant racks. These racks are mounted […]

8 Clever Tips for a More Productive Garden

Gardening Tips

Did you know that gardening can allow you to burn 200 to 400 calories per hour? If you mow the lawn, you could burn between 250 to 350 calories per hour! Gardening is a fun and de-stressing activity anybody, of any age, can do… until critters and pests try to eat and destroy your plants! […]

DIY Potato Planters: 10 Effortless ‘No Dig’ Ways to Grow the Humble Spuds!

Potato Planters

Fresh is best and that applies to the humble spud as much as any other food! But, is it genuinely worthwhile to cultivate potatoes in a dedicated planter when they are readily affordable in stores? Potatoes, recognized for their bountiful yields, demand only a modest section of your garden for cultivation. The core concept of […]

Concrete Planter – More than 10 Impressive Designs

DIY Concrete Planters

There are few things better than stepping outside to work in the sun and soil, whether we’re puttering about in large landscapes or hunched over a few containers on a front stop. We’re rewarded each day with sunshine, beautiful trees, shrubs, flowers, delicious fruits, and vegetables. Planters are a wonderful addition to your outdoor setting. A […]

Creative uses for eggshells that you should know about!

Eggshell Uses

With these surprising uses for eggshells, you’ll never have to throw them away! You’re probably like most people… you throw away the eggshells when cooking? Or maybe, like us, you throw them in with the compost. But, think twice! You might need these eggshells. Eggs are essential to any kitchen, and they are one of the […]

7 Easy Steps To Build A Rain Barrel System

DIY Rain Barrel System - Water towers

Unless you live in a very wet climate, it’s always good to be able to collect rainwater for your garden. This rain barrel watering system is a perfect solution as it doesn’t rely on a pump – just gravity! This watering system is relatively easy to build and uses an easy concept for delivering water to your […]

Effective Vertical Gardens: Stack-A-Pot

Vertical gardens just make so much sense. They are an excellent way to save water and fertilizer while also providing excellent drainage for plants that need it. By growing plants vertically, you can take advantage of gravity to help water and nutrients reach the roots more effectively. Additionally, vertical gardens can help save space in […]