Ruth Stout (1884-1980) was a freethinking, practical gardener and author, who inspired many new gardeners to find best practices that defy conventional garden advice. Her vegetable garden methods are … [Read more...]
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This DIY project combines a large, raised garden bed with a privacy wall to block out your neighbor's view of your garden while providing a good size growing space. I have provided plans for building … [Read more...]
Growing new plants from cuttings is a propagation method for many perennials including shrubs and vines. This seasonal calendar shows some of the plants you can propagate by softwood, semi-ripe, and … [Read more...]
You can grow more tomato plants faster by rooting cuttings including suckers. The cuttings will grow roots and become new, fruit-producing plants faster than it takes to grow from seed. This is … [Read more...]
These creative ideas for planting wagons, carts, wheelbarrows, bikes, and whiskey barrels come from home gardens. Come explore the gallery and grab ideas for your garden. For garden structure … [Read more...]
Can you paint vinyl siding? Yes. There are self-priming exterior paints made specifically for this purpose, providing excellent, long-lasting coverage. I gave my backyard shed a makeover several years … [Read more...]
These creative succulent garden ideas use unusual containers to create unique succulent planters. Projects include a birdbath, kitchen chair, picture frame, hypertufa, and other recycled items. If … [Read more...]