Make Newspaper Plant Pots – Start Seedlings the Earth-Friendly Way

It's time to get those gardens ready! If you like to start your own pots from seedlings, you need a container to start them in. How about the option of creating new pots from something you already have laying around the house? That's what you can do when you make newspaper plant pots!  Make … [Read more...]

How to Prepare Your Lawn for Spring

Are you excited for spring and the summer to soon follow? I AM! I can't wait for the days to stay warmer, the sun to be shining, and to be able to get outside and enjoy our yard! We love spending time outdoors playing games, rough-housing with the dog and, of course, enjoying BBQs and outdoor … [Read more...]

Best Indoor Gardening Gifts – Perfect for Those in Cold Climates or Without Outdoor Spaces

Best Indoor Gardening Gifts For those who love to garden, winter can be a looooong season with no gardening to do or fresh homegrown produce to enjoy. My mom is a big gardener and once the weather turns to freezing and the garden has died it's a bit depressing! Luckily, she is now busy growing … [Read more...]

DIY Sock Cozy Upcycled Tin Can Planters + Greener Gardening Ideas

There are lots of reasons that people garden. My favorite reason is having fresh, delicious produce right in my backyard. But that's not the only good reason to garden. For some it is a relaxing hobby. Some just like the way it makes their yard look, particularly in the case of flowers. Others know … [Read more...]

How to Create a Basic Herb Garden Indoors

If you love the taste of chives over soup or the aroma of thyme leaves on vegetables, you may want to think about starting your own basic herb garden indoors. Fresh herbs not only look appealing but they also provide intoxicating scents and delicious flavors. The best part about all this is that you … [Read more...]

Gift Idea for Gardeners: Gardening Gloves For Women + Reader Giveaway

The Best Gardening Gloves for Women Shopping for someone who loves to garden? You can find these fabulous gardening gloves for women on Amazon.  For one low price you can purchase 3 stylish pairs of gloves, ideal for light gardening.  These gloves are breathable so you don't sweat in them, but have … [Read more...]

DIY Juice Bottle Vase for Those In a Pinch Situations

Summer is here and that means that flowers everywhere are in bloom!! I love flowers, but we don't yet have any planted in our yard at the new house, so that means if I want flowers I have to hope that someone sends me some (yeah, right - like that every happens!), I have to buy them at the store, or … [Read more...]

Frugal Gardening Tips – Save Money Gardening!

Frugal gardening is possible no matter what you are trying to grow in your garden. I have found that it is very easy to spend way too much on my gardening supplies at the garden center. Since one of the reasons that I garden is to save money, this is something I need to be aware of. With these … [Read more...]

Start Your Garden Seedlings With Egg Carton Seeds

I have been hearing a LOT more people talk about gardening this year. With the state of the economy more people are turning to the idea of growing their own produce. Even a small garden (or even containers on a patio/balcony) can mean savings on fresh vegetables. One thing to keep in mind is that it … [Read more...]

How to Start Seedlings in Egg Cartons

Since spring FINALLY looks like it might be around the corner, I decided to start some seeds for the garden. I used this handy method that is CHEAP, EASY & GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. All you need to do is take paper egg cartons (styrofoam won't work for this purpose) and cut off the lids. Fill … [Read more...]

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