How to Grow a Balcony Vegetable Garden

If you happen to live in a home with a small area, or in a tiny apartment, finding a space to grow a garden would be challenging. But it’s not impossible. You can grow a garden on your balcony and enjoy fresh vegetables and herbs. Balcony gardens are fast becoming popular. Whether you choose to […]

How to Grow Your Own Ginger

If you’re still buying ginger from the supermarket, it’s time to stop. You do know that you could grow your very own ginger at home, don’t you? They’re low maintenance; growing them won’t take much effort. The best part is, you can easily grow them indoors so that you have a fresh supply of ginger […]

DIY Natural Weed Killer

Weeds sure know how to mess up a pretty, well-manicured lawn. Despite your lawn care regimen, weeds are bound to turn up somewhere. It’s very frustrating. Sure, you can always pull them out but sooner or later, they’ll grow back again. So what do you do? Weed killers. Synthetic weed killers contain harmful chemicals that […]

How to Make a Turtle Topiary

As an avid gardener, I am constantly looking for ways to give my garden an upgrade. Luckily, there are a lot of ideas available on the Internet. Whether it’s about a new plant or a new garden décor, there are always fresh ideas that I can easily follow. One of the most adorable garden projects […]

Homemade Natural Bug Insecticide for Vegetable Garden

Growing your own vegetables is a great way of ensuring you get fresh produce when you need them. Additionally, because you cared for them yourself, you know what went into growing them – no synthetic insecticides that are harmful to health. Part of taking care of your plants is making sure that they’re pest-free. But […]

Garden Marker Ideas

If you’re a gardening newbie, the sight of plants looking alike can be pretty overwhelming. If you’re having difficulty identifying plants, then garden markers are for you. These are fun ways of putting labels into your plants so you will know which is which. Garden markers can also double as decorative elements. They are functional, […]

How to Build a Garden Tools Rack

Organizing may seem like a daunting task. It can be, especially if you’re organizing blindly. This is why getting the proper tools is imperative. This will significantly cut down your workload and take the stress out. I know this because a couple of months ago, the mere sight of my garden shed gave me anxiety. […]

How to Build a Hand-Held Seed Planter

It’s amazing how seemingly modest inventions can make a huge difference. I’m not talking about fancy, huge machinery; I’m referring to simple machines with simple concepts. Truth be told, they have revolutionized how some things work – such as in gardening. Hand planters, for example, are very helpful. This means you won’t have to bend […]

DIY 5 Gallon Self-Watering Planter

If you’re planning on growing plants that thrive on moist soil, such as tropical plants and vegetables, the best way to lessen the demand for meticulous attention is to use self-watering planters. These planters offer a great alternative to watering plants plus a host of many other benefits. Using self-watering planters will help you save […]

How to Build a Fodder System For Your Livestock

Growing fodder for livestock is a nutritious and economical way to feed your homestead animals. It doesn’t have to be huge. A small scale system can actually work well, depending on the number of animals you need to feed. This is very useful especially if you live in areas with very long winters. The best […]