Category Archive for: ‘DIY Projects’

Oil Cloth Table Cover Medium

Outdoor Table Makeover in Minutes

Does your outdoor table need an update? This quick makeover using waterproof oil cloth may be just the fix!

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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 Mini …

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A Bunch Of Crafty Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

20 Crafty Recycling Projects You Can Make With Your Christmas Tree

There really is nothing like a fresh tree for Christmas. It smells wonderful and brings a bit of the outdoors inside for a short while. When Christmas is over it’s time to hack it up for recycling but it seems to me that there is a more fitting end for something so special. Not one to waste the bounty which …

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DIY Christmas Planter

Holiday Planter Before and After

Looking around at the garden center, there are just so many beautiful holiday planter varieties you can buy to create a festive welcome at your home. These planters are exceptionally easy to make yourself with some found clippings around the garden or even the bottom branches of your Christmas tree!

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Window Draft Stopper

16 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs This Winter

The temperature is starting to dip down to where I think about nestling in front of the fireplace. The doors to the garden are no longer left wide open and our living space is just a wee bit smaller now.  The perfect time to think about all those ways to conserve energy is when we need it the most. Last …

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