Category Archive for: ‘Weekend Projects’

Hosta Leaf Concrete Stepping Stone DIY Via Garden Therapy Garden

Using Large Leaves to Cast Concrete Stepping Stones

Using large leaves from your garden to cast concrete is a fun and simple project that will inexpensively create lots of stepping stones.  Imagine all the secret pathways you could create!

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DIY Bentwood Grapevine Wreath

How to Make a Grapevine Wreath

Store-bought grapevine wreaths are not that expensive, but if you have vines growing in your garden they are a family-friendly start to a weekend project. How you decorate your grapevine wreath is up to you; you could plant it up with succulents for a living wreath, adorn it with hydrangeas, or make a traditional holly wreath for the holidays. The possibilities are …

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Kale And Cucumber Seedlings Growing Under Lights Medium

Grow Light Shelving for Seed Starting Indoors

If you have been following along on the Seed Starting Series, your seeds will have been planted in homemade starters or store bought containers and germinated.  Those baby plants may not be ready to hit the harsh outdoors yet but they do need to have enough light.  This weekend project will help you fashion your very own indoor grow op …

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A Super Simple Trellis For Training Peas Fun Family Gardening Project

Making a Pea Trellis with Kids

This simple project is a great way to get the kids out in the garden for a little free labour…{ahem} I mean garden therapy. Spring is the time to plant peas out in the garden.  Seeds germinate well in cool soil so plants have a strong start by the time summer hits.  I like to start my peas indoors then …

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Organizing Small Garden Hand Tools Small

Garden Tool Care and DIY Storage Bin

Cleaning and organizing the garden tools may not be the most glamorous job, but it certainly gets the gardening year off on the right flip flop.  Plus, I discovered a handy new way to organize my small garden tools and that’s pretty darn exciting (if you disagree with me now, just wait until mid summer when you have a hundred …

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Green Roof Birdhouse DIY With Crocus Moss And Sedum Medium

Green Roof Birdhouse Tutorial

Green roofs are all the rage right now but why should we humans have all the fun?  In this Weekend Project you will learn how to make a removable, plantable roof addition to a standard cedar birdhouse.  Adorable. My husband is a hobbyist woodworker.  Lucky me, right?  And since we were talking about setting up some nesting boxes for our …

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