DIY For The Garden

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to treat common ailments. As with using herbs, it’s …

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10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans

10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans

10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans For those of us living in tight quarters where homes are right next to each other, a trash bin cover is a great way to hide unsightly cans. Or, perhaps you want your trash cans much closer to your home but don’t want …

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20 Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires

20 Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires

20 Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires Tires can be recycled into mainly things but a lot are are burnt, not recycled, efforts are continuing to find value in recycling them. Tires are a huge headache when it comes to waste management and recycling, but there are clever …

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15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden If you are familiar with green living, baking soda is a part of your life. It is a fantastic green cleaner, with dozens of uses around the house. You may not have realized that baking soda can be used in the …

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Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead  Adding trees to your property is “organically” a good idea – meaning, it is one essential “part” of the “whole” that makes up homestead living. Without the best choices, something is missing. The four main things to look for when choosing homestead trees are beauty, usefulness, …

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50 Deer Resistant Plants

50 Deer Resistant Plants

50 Deer Resistant Plants Deer can be ruthless if they choose to attack your farm’s produce in our landscape. They would only need a few nights to finish ingesting all the leaves on a whole piece of land. People who live in areas where these animals are numerous have a …

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10 Garden Fertilizers You Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home Gardening work doesn’t stop when you get your seeds planted and plants in the garden. Maintenance is crucial, and that includes using garden fertilizers. Fertilizers can be expensive, costing you a small fortune if you have a large garden. Instead of purchasing expensive, …

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13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden Votive Lanterns Add some atmosphere to your dining table or garden with our range of votives and lanterns. source: Votive Lanterns lined recycled glass bottles This is a great way you to separate your lawn from your borders or to create a …

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Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden

Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden

Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden You may be wondering why bother with a rain gutter garden? Well one reason is that gutter gardens take advantage of the vertical spaces around your home to grow flowers, edibles and create a stylish space divider or privacy screen …

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Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons

Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons

Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons Nothing screams summer like biting into a juicy watermelon on a hot afternoon. Kids and adults alike love watermelons. Planting a hill or two of watermelons is simple; new and experienced gardeners alike can enjoy growing watermelon at home. Watermelons are a …

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25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas

25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas

25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas These simple, attractive borders will keep grass from invading your garden and eliminate the need for edge trimming. We’ll show you lots of option for dividing up your garden such as  metal, paver and stone edgings. Not only do they look great, these borders require …

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20 Garden Plants To Grow Vertically This Year

20 Garden Plants To Grow Vertically This Year Vertical gardening is an approach used to grow vegetables up and down, rather than side to side like in a traditional horizontal garden. In a vertical garden, vegetables grow up tall structures instead of across the ground. Vertical gardening is an alternative for gardeners …

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