Fall Crafts with Gourds

Fall Crafts with Gourds

  Fall Crafts with Gourds I love gourds… warts and all! These colorful non-edibles are grown in my garden just for fall along with many other fall ornamentals. They look great stuffed into a basket, spilling out of a bucket, and even planted up! Check out...
DIY Dyed Bushel Baskets

DIY Dyed Bushel Baskets

DIY Dyed Bushel Baskets   Fall is almost upon us and I’m already doing up my harvest themed projects! I was asked to speak this fall at Minter Garden Center’s Apple Fest event, so I needed to come up with some ideas that would fit into my demo. Apple...
Recycled Jean Planter

Recycled Jean Planter

  Recycled Jean Planter   I saw a fabric planter made to hang on a wall a while back and started to think that this would be easy enough to make out of a durable, breathable material like an old pair of jeans. Zip one of these together in a snap and...
Pallet Trough Planter

Pallet Trough Planter

  Pallet Trough Planter If you have a small patio, then you don’t have a lot of room for big planters. This easy DIY Pallet Trough Planter can be made in an afternoon and it’s perfect for pushing up against a patio wall.   I am very happy to...
Pallet Wood Serving Tray

Pallet Wood Serving Tray

  Pallet Wood Serving Tray 1 Pallet, 5 Projects. This is the second project in my DIY recycled pallet wood series. The goal was to create as many garden related decor items I could from just one simple pallet. Why? Cause I’m a decorating on a dime diva and...
DIY Outdoor Chandelier

DIY Outdoor Chandelier

   DIY Outdoor Chandelier Ok… so I do a ton of projects in spring. But then everything happens in spring for a garden writer. We’re planting, watering, growing, creating and well… just celebrating… like the BEST season of the year. (until...
How to Harvest a Flowerfetti

How to Harvest a Flowerfetti

    How to Harvest a Flowerfetti Everything is blooming! I’ve been so busy gathering flowers for drying and making Flowerfetti’s that I seem to be spending all my time in the garden. No complaints here, but my husband has learned that if he...
DIY Terra-Cotta Fountain

DIY Terra-Cotta Fountain

  DIY Terra-Cotta Fountain I’m always telling folks how to jazz up an outdoor room by adding a small water feature. The sound of the water is soothing and can act as a white noise if you happen to live by a noisy highway or in a townhouse complex with...
DIY Bird Feeder

DIY Bird Feeder

    DIY Bird Feeder Pallet Projects are fun to do. I challenged myself recently with trying to create 5 projects out of 1 pallet. What can I say… I like to stretch my recycled materials as far as I can go and make them into as many things as possible....
Tea Cup Tire Planter

Tea Cup Tire Planter

 Tea Cup Tire Planter Making planters out of old tires is nothing new. But when I saw a photo of my Aunties Pinterest inspired Tea Cup Tire Planter… that was it. I had to have one for myself. Regular tires are a tad big for this I thought. Especially since I was...