Once a watering can is old or leaky, it’s time to use it as garden art. I’ve gathered these ideas from my own garden and gardens I have visited. Have a look and grab ideas for your outdoor … [Read more...]
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How do you know when it is too late to sow seeds outdoors? Use these tips for starting flowers and vegetables in late summer or fall. For more garden tips, see the Empress of Dirt Grow … [Read more...]
Air plants or Tillandsias are unusual low-care plants you can grow indoors and outdoors. For more on indoor growing, also see these tips for watering houseplants. The Mystery of … [Read more...]
This simple, dome greenhouse is easy-to-make and an expensive way to extend the growing season in your garden both in spring and fall. For more ideas, my Lean-To Greenhouse … [Read more...]
This tutorial has step-by-step instructions for making your own rain barrel with simple parts from the hardware store. For more, also see these DIY garden projects. How to Make a Rain … [Read more...]
Gardening Lab for Kids has 52 fun experiments to learn, grow, harvest, make, play, and enjoy your garden. How to make rain barrels is one of the projects in the book. Creative … [Read more...]
In this short documentary from the 1980s, gardener Carol Bowlby shows how she feeds her family of five for seven months of the year in Halifax, Canada. Also see how to grow food indoors all … [Read more...]