DIY: Make garden faerie houses, pixie towers, and toad homes from reclaimed materials
These magical little homes are perfect rainy-day crafts for folks of all ages, and can be made from foraged bits or recycled materials.
Pallets to planters
I wanted to build some raised garden beds for a few reasons, one being to keep the dogs from digging in the beds and to keep them from naturally "watering" the plants. Also, for ease of maintenance. I started pricing cedar and redwood and decided ...
5 Reasons To Grow Cucumbers On A Trellis (And Taking Up Less Space Isn't One Of Them) | An Oregon Cottage
Five reasons why you should grow cucumbers on a trellis no matter how big your garden is - and how to grow them vertically for your best crop yet!
10 Best Hardy Perennial Flowers - On Sutton Place
The best hardy perennial flowers for your garden landscaping. These plants are easy to grow, low-maintenance and beautiful!
How to Build a Vertical Vegetable Garden
Vertical gardening is a great way to maximize the use of a small space. You can grow everything from pole beans and tomatoes to larger plants like potatoes and pumpkins. This guide will show you how.
The CompoKeeper Food Scrap Collector is an innovative kitchen compost bin that keeps odors in and bugs out. Hands-free with interlocking bag clamps and removable tote to take out waste without dripping.
A June Garden Stroll Thru the Small House Garden
This is a major gardening year at The Small House – probably the lushest year ever. If you follow me you know we have 5-acres of lean sandy soil, which was once an Oak Savannah forest and is now heavily amended with bark chips, homemade compost and composted horse manure. We are a Zone 5b garden and we garden in SW Michigan. Our home and gardens are situated in rural, farming county and I consider us a “farmette.” After last year’s drought, this spring and summer has been cool and wet…
Frugal Storage Ideas for Small Homes: Creative, Unique Organization Methods
I like this one, because you can get underneath to harvest hanging fruit. Also, as leaves covered the trellis, it would shade the veggies...