DIY For The Garden

Guide to Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden Watching hummingbirds in your garden is one of the loveliest experiences. Hummingbirds may be small, but they are known for being rare and difficult to attract to your garden. While they can be a bit tricky, all you have to do is know what hummingbirds …

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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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10 Ways to Use Dandelions

10 Ways to Use Dandelions

10 Ways to Use Dandelions Spring brings a field of yellow in your front and back yards. Dandelions have a bad reputation for being a pesky weed that grows in sidewalk chalks, but our ancestors knew that those yellow flowers have dozens of uses and health benefits. Dandelions are edible; …

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Top 11 Vegetable Plants To Grow in Containers

Top 11 Vegetable Plants To Grow in Containers

Top 11 Vegetable Plants To Grow in Containers Growing vegetables in containers is ideal for those with little space or want a simple container garden. Most vegetables grow well in containers, but you do have to pick the right plants. You will be surprised at the large amount of food …

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10 Steps to Planting Your Square Foot Garden

10 Steps to Planting Your Square Foot Garden

10 Steps to Planting Your Square Foot Garden Maybe you are an avid gardener, looking to increase yield despite your limited gardening space. Or maybe you self-identify as gardening challenged and square foot gardening has piqued your interest because it sounds less overwhelming than traditional gardening. Either way, square foot …

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8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden

8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden

8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden Ticks can be dangerous, carrying diseases that can harm you or your family. Ticks might be small, but the health problems they can carry are not small. Lyme disease happens to be one of the most common infections carried by ticks, …

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How To Build The King Of DIY Fly Traps

How To Build The King Of DIY Fly Traps I found this open source article for plans to a fly trap. One of the pictures shows it packed full of flies. Think of what a great source of food this could be for your chickens. I haven’t tried it yet, …

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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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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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