|Crocus Sibieri Tricolor|
tiny but welcome
|Taking down a 10 foot foundation planting|
Clearly, it was too big, and too close to the garage and adjacent path. But how to get it out with the least amount of fuss and expense?
|Burning drainage holes|
Lacking a soldering iron, I use a candle to quickly put drainage holes in recycled plastic containers for planting seeds.
Decorative painted wood trellis, my first try
|mini xeriscape planter|
Quick and easy mini-brick planter project for a hot/dry summer, cold winter, location.
Turns out "making our own spices!" is a fun kids project.
|Chive Seed Saving Craft Project|
Chives are easy to grow with beautiful flowers and produce a easily harvestable seeds in quantity... here's a quick and easy idea for something to do with all those little seeds.
|DIY seed propagation heating mat|
A simple way to create a warm environment for seeds to sprout.
|Custom Spring Planting Schedule|
Select your target last frost date and select the plants you would like to grow for a customized planting calendar to print.
|Pressed Leaf Garland|
Turn a fall nature walk, backyard expedition or day at the park into a material gathering party for this simple project. Even the littlest of little ones will enjoy joining in to help bring a little bit of fall in doors.
Taking advantage of my sentimental inability to resist plopping plant trimmings into water for rooting, a small crack team of potted plants have been conducting a clandestine attemp to take over my apartment.
|Custom Fall Planting Schedule|
Select your target first frost date and select the plants you would like to grow for a customized planting calendar to print.
|Perpetual Basil Harvesting|
If you're pretty sure you could never have enough basil plants, here's a way to get some more with every harvest...
|Soda Bottle Mini Greenhouses|
Great for winter sowing or just getting a bit of a jump on the season when overnight frosts are still a possibility, these mini greenhouses are quick and easy to make with 2 bottles from the recycling bin.
|Dwarf Morning Glory, Lobelia & Marigold|
This year's early bird spring has me busily plotting and planning my annual container garden campaign, and thinking over campaigns past. One of my favorite arrangements involved a trio of seed-grown plants that turned out to be spectacular companions: dwarf morning glory, lobelia and marigolds.
|DIY Basket Planter|
Turn any basket into a decorative planter.
|Planter DIY Water Reservoir|
Keep your container garden happy through long hot days with a hidden water reservoir.