This step-by-step tutorial shows how to repot African violets when there are too many leaves, the pot is crowded, or the plant will not bloom. Repotting should be done once or twice a year to keep … [Read more...]
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Learn how to make pinecone animals including a penguin, owl, and mouse. They are fun as ornaments and as natural play toys for school age children. If you enjoy working with natural materials, … [Read more...]
You can grow geraniums (Pelargoniums) indoors as houseplants all year-round or overwinter them inside during the cold months and return them outdoors again in spring. Either way these plants will keep … [Read more...]
Now more than ever new gardeners are discovering the importance and joy of growing your own garden. These Botanical Interests seed collections featuring vegetables, herbs, and flowers are the gift … [Read more...]
If you want to make your cat care eco-friendlier while saving money, consider switching to an alternative cat litter. My cats use pine pellets which are both sustainably-sourced and biodegradable and, … [Read more...]
This homemade sifting cat litter box is very easy to make and works nicely with pine or wood pellets which are both better for the environment and save money. For more on alternative litters, see … [Read more...]
Would you like a fish pond in your backyard? These garden pond ideas feature a range of styles for every budget including above-ground and in-ground backyard ponds. I've provided lots of pictures for … [Read more...]