Category Archive for: ‘Weekend Projects’

Recycled Chair Planter Project

Outdoor Chair Planter Project

This sunny chair planter is just the thing to showcase a stunning annual display in a hidden part of the garden. Here is it’s story… Not long ago I happened to see a beat up old wooden chair out in the back alley. It had no seat, the rungs were broken and unglued; it sat toppled over looking a bit …

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Stuffed Animal Shelves From Branches

DIY Branch Swing Shelves

In addition to working on garden projects outside, I often find myself bringing the outdoors in. Whether it’s through terrariums, coat racks, or coasters, the garden provides much inspiration for indoor decor. Given my evident dedication to all things nature, it wasn’t much of  leap for me to choose a woodland theme to decorate the nursery. I went all out …

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Funky Junk Tool Boxes

Funky Junk Tool Boxes

Remember when I went to the Hometalk Milner Gardens event where Donna of Funky Junk Interiors had a demo on making a pallet wood tool box? Well that day I bought one of the kits that Donna had put together to make my very own garden tool box!

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How To Make A DIY Woven Bamboo Trellis With Only One Material

How to Build a Woven Bamboo Trellis

When the sun starts shining those seedlings will soon be reaching up to meet it. Some plants have nice strong stalks to hold them up but others need our help. Peas, beans, and other vining vegetables need some sort of trellis to support their growth towards the sky. This project shows you how to easily build a bamboo trellis with only one material. Yep, you guessed it…bamboo! …

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Compost Tea Bucket

Make Compost Tea With This DIY Home Brewer

Please welcome guest blogger for the day and author of the book, The Mini Farming Guide to Composting: Self-Sufficiency from Your Kitchen to Your Backyard, Brett L. Markham. Brett is the author of multiple popular Mini Farming books, including Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre, Maximizing Your Mini Farm, and the handbooks The Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening and The …

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Peacock blue and bamboo clay wind chimes

How to Make a Wind Chime

Organic clay shapes strung up on branches make for beautiful art that brings melody and movement to the garden. Follow my instructions to make your own elegant wind chime. Materials: dried branch or driftwood clay shapes fishing line beads drill1. Pick Your Pendants and Drill a Hole in Each One. Collect clay pendants or pieces, or make your own with …

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