Category Archive for: ‘Weekend Projects’

Reindeer Moss Living Canvases From ByNature Studio Tour

Inspired ByNature – Moss Art

I was lucky enough to have a private tour last week of the ByNature studio in East Vancouver. Walking into the studio, I was instantly transported into a tropical rainforest with a warm, humid climate and wall-to-wall tropical plants in a variety of unique planters and frames. ByNature has the exclusive rights to a number of innovative European designs like …

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Gorgous Deck Or Patio Storage DIY BBQ Cabinet With Chalk Paint

Before and After: DIY BBQ Cabinet

Outdoor living and entertaining are a big part of my summer and early fall, so I want my back deck to look welcoming and pulled together. All the BBQ stations and cabinets I have seen are functional wood, steel, or tile, and look like they are meant to go with the BBQ. Hey, there is nothing wrong with that! Except …

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IY Leaf Impring Stepping Stones Simply And Inexpensively From GardenTherapy.ca

Leaf Imprint Stepping Stones

This Weekend Project preserves the garden into decorative stepping stones. You don’t have to work hard for a whole weekend to do it though! It’s a simple project that is quick and fun to do, but the concrete needs some time to cure after the stones are poured. These stepping stones are an economical way to make a personalized pathway or to …

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14 Totally Organic DIY Projects To Get Rid Of Pests Safely And Naturally

Totally Organic Ways of Getting Rid of Pests in the Garden

In my garden I use no chemicals or pellets or sprays. I develop healthy soil through composting and mulching and planting to attract the beneficial insects that hunt the bad bugs. Gardeners know to live with bugs and accept them for the value they add. If they don’t add value, and attack our plants and our bodies, well then they are dead to us …

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20 Fabulous Fall Decor And Craft Projects From The Garden

20 Fabulous Fall Decor Projects from the Garden

As soon as the kids go back to school and leaves begin to turn, we can’t help but feel like it is fall. Even if the temperatures are warm, the pumpkins’ brilliant orange colour, abundance of corn, and dahlias blooming en masse, signal that it’s without a doubt time for the season to change. Put off trading flip flops for …

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How To Build A Vegetable Garden On A Green Roof

Grow up! Build an Edible Rooftop Garden

I am smitten with award-winning landscape architect, Senga Lindsay’s, book on unique and urban applications of edible landscaping, Edible Landscaping: Urban Food Gardens That Look Great (Harbour Publishing). You will be too when you get a look at this wealth of information from the book from this project: The Edible Rooftop No ground to grow your edibles? Think up—onto your rooftop! …

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