DIY For The Garden

15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs

15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs

15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs Are you are looking for new craft ideas? Do you want to try upcycling to save money? How about recycling those plastic bottles instead of throwing them away? Get with the kids and see which of the ideas shown here are ones …

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18 Things You Should Never Compost 

18 Things You Should Never Compost 

18 Things You Should Never Compost  Composting is garden gold. Every gardener should have a compost bin where they toss their veggie scraps and grass clippings throughout the year. While you can put hundreds of items into your compost bin, you need to pay attention to the things you should …

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How to Build a Fire Pit

How to Build a Fire Pit on a Small Budget 

How to Build a Fire Pit on a Small Budget It is summertime, and everyone wants to have a fire pit where you can roast marshmallows and hot dogs in your backyard. Building a fire pit can be pricey, but there are some great ways to cut costs. Use these …

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20 DIY Pallet Projects for Your Homestead

Pallet Projects for the Homestead

20 DIY Pallet Projects for Your Homestead Pallets are very much in trend these days with an estimated 2 billion pallets being used every day, and many more just lying around, no wonder there are so many projects that can be done using pallets. Everyone prefers to have at least one …

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22 Creative DIY Projects Using PVC Pipe

20 Creative DIY Projects Using PVC Pipe

22 Creative DIY Projects Using PVC Pipe People use PVC pipe to create all sorts of awesome things because it’s cheap, sturdy, and versatile. This weekend, grab some at your local hardware store and tackle one of these fun projects. PVC pipe is inexpensive and easy to use and reuse. …

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11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers Flowers have more purposes in your garden than looking beautiful. If you research companion planting, you quickly learn that flowers can fight pests. Using flowers planted amongst your vegetable garden is a creative and natural way to fight pests looking for a quick meal. Years …

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11 Creative Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

11 Creative Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels While you might not have a 55 gallon drum just laying around your home, they’re a perfect material to use on your homestead. you can get them online for next to nothing, You can use 55 gallon drums for feeding farm …

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Outdoor Lighting DIY’s To Brighten Up Your Summer

20 Outdoor Lighting DIY's To Brighten Up Your Summer

20 Outdoor Lighting DIY’s To Brighten Up Your Summer These creative lighting ideas are a cheap and easy way to get your backyard beautiful for summer entertaining.  So lets get creative and bring in a little more light to your outdoor space with these quick and easy DIY lighting ideas. From …

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Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

DIY: Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter Gardening is becoming increasingly popular, especially as grocery prices continue to increase. Why pay a store to give you food that you can grow yourself? The only problem is that gardening is not the easiest of work for some people, especially if they live …

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14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas

14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas

14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas Spring comes every year, and that means you will get to have time in your garden soon enough. As you dream and wait for spring to come, you can focus on creating some lovely garden crafts. These crafts can bring life and inspiration to your …

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How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant  Tomato plants and potato plants are both members of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family and can be grafted together to form what is cleverly referred to as a “pomato” plant or “ketchup and fries.” The effect is cherry tomatoes growing …

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