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...]
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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 creative ideas also see How to Make a Butterfly Water … [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...]
This DIY project made from hardware cloth could be a yard waste bin or a compost bin, depending on whether you have an issue with critters or not. See this post for a rat and mouse-proof … [Read more...]
This recycled craft project uses old golf balls to create adorable garden bugs. It’s a project suitable for adults with some assistance from kids. Most of my projects use second-hand … [Read more...]