Category Archive for: ‘DIY Projects’

Make A Worm Plunger A DIY Vermicomposter For Small Spaces 6

Worm Plunger: a Brilliant Solution for Small Garden Composting

If you have an urban garden this small garden composting method will blow your mind! By creating an underground worm plunger, you can both compost your scraps and create soil feeding worm castings with little to no effort. That, plus this brilliant small garden composting system keeps your compost away from backyard rodents which can really spoil the fun of composting! This …

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Set Out Water For Bees In Your Garden

Bee a Good Garden Host: Make a Bee Bath

Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to collect water: a pond, fountain, or a bee bath. A bee bath is easy to make and care for in your home garden, and it’s a …

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6 Ways To Make DIY Concrete Stepping Stones At Home

Forge Your Own Path: 6 Ways to Make DIY Concrete Stepping Stones

Making your own concrete stepping stones is a way to create functional art for the floor of your garden. Stepping stones are necessary for being able to move throughout the garden without disrupting the soil but they also create focal points and structure, and add a little bit of personality! Learn how to use concrete to make six different kinds of …

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Garden Therapy Back Yard Play Garden Tour 13

The Art of Espalier: Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

Growing espalier fruit trees in the home garden is a wonderful way to grow edibles in small spaces and in decorative ways. Training and pruning fruit trees to grow along walls or fences, keeps the fruit at an easily accessible height, and turns an otherwise standard tree into a garden showpiece. Espaliers can be fruit trees or ornamental, evergreen or …

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Chalkboard Vertical Planter

This Vertical Herb Planter Will Spice Up Your Kitchen

I love fresh herbs in my kitchen. I also love vertical gardens hanging on the wall as art as you can see from when I make this gorgeous Wallflower Living Frame. So it dawned on me that converting a living frame to a vertical herb planter could be the perfect ingredient in my kitchen. This version is coated with chalkboard …

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How To Make A Pedestal Bird Feeder Out Of A Terracotta Flower Pot

Put Backyard Birds on a Pedestal with this Flower Pot Bird Feeder

My family adores bird watching. We have multiple feeders around our yard so we can enjoy the watching the birds flit around the feeder and grab a snack. Sipping your morning coffee while watching the birds visit the feeders is both meditative and amusing. Even more so with this pretty pedestal flower pot bird feeder I made. I’ve seen terracotta bird feeders …

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