Category Archive for: ‘Weekend Projects’

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 in this project: The Edible Rooftop No ground to grow your edibles? Think up—onto your rooftop! …

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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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