Whether you’re a complete noob to the indoor growing game or you can give Dwight Schrute a run for his beet-loving money, you don’t need experience to grow your own herbs. Better yet, you don’t even need lots of space! Even if you only have a single windowsill or a square foot of spare countertop, [...]
A multitude of lawn and garden apps now exist to educate and assist homeowners in tending to the lawn or growing a garden. Toss the gardening books this year and get the growing done with these horticultural apps. Turfgrass Management $19.99 a year for iPhone & Android Developed by University of Georgia, Turfgrass Management is [...]
It’s not too late to start your fall garden. But if you are getting a late start on it, you probably don’t want to spend a lot of time or money in actually setting up your container or raised beds. If you’re trying to save space and construct a simple square foot type garden, milk crates can be the perfect solution.
More on our Founding Farmers From Seattle Times: ‘Founding Gardeners’: How gardening and farming shaped the thinking of Washington, Jefferson, Adams and Madison Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.
You have a patio. You have a patio table. You have a patio umbrella. Correction, you had a patio umbrella — the wind just blew it away. This great DIY idea shows you how to turn a decorative planter into a patio umbrella stand that will seemingly withstand all but hurricane force winds. And bonus, [...]
Confession — I love soda. Specifically, Diet Coke. Yeah yeah, it’s terrible for you. I know this, but it’s my vice. The good news is that there are a great many DIY projects that can utilize empty 2-liter soda bottles. The following three projects are some of my current favorites. Plastic bottle bird feeder There [...]
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Who’s drooling over seed catalogs already? If you’re thinking about getting a head start on your garden this spring, now is the time to be starting your seeds indoors. But the next question is will you use organic or non-genetically modified seeds? And if so, where do you find them? These 4 tips are sure to get you headed down the right path.
Every year I have illusions of grandeur for my garden. I pictured myself sitting at our farmer’s market behind display baskets overflowing with a bounty of tomatoes, peppers and fresh herbs. In reality, I sold leftover handmade jewelry, some divided perennials and enough herbs to season one big kettle of soup. I selfishly hoarded what [...]