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8 Summer Gardening Hacks

8 Summer Gardening Hacks 8 Summer Gardening Hacks that will help you keep your garden thriving during the hot summer months. When summer is in full swing, everyone’s ready to spend some quality time in their garden! These gardening hacks will help...
by Flour On My Face on Aug 23, 2016

How to Plan the Garden of Your Dreams the Perfect Garden Spot

Gardening is a great way to relax and enjoy your yard.  For some of us gardening comes naturally and for others it a fun learning process of trial and error each year.  I can tell you from experience that I was never much of a gardener unti...
by Craft drawer on Apr 20, 2016

Spring Garden: Time to get planting!

If you haven’t already gotten started, now is the time to get your spring garden going.  If you’re in a northern climate, it may not feel like it’s time, but there are tons of things you could be doing to get ready. If you’re...
by Easily Grown Garden on Mar 27, 2016

New Jersey Springfest - My Upcoming Talk

  The New Jersey Springfest is coming! The show is held at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ, March 17-20, 2016. http://www.springfestgardenshow.org Touted as "NJ's finest flower & garden show", the Spring...
by serenity in the garden on Mar 7, 2016

DIY Tiered Hanging Pots

If you have an interest in going vertical with your greenery, you could whip up this tiered hanging planter in a day. You just need a tiny bit of scrap wood, some rope and a few basic woodworking tools. The best part is that the system makes watering...

Amazing DIY Lighting: Ideas & Projects

When it comes to our house decorations, lighting is often overlooked and under-appreciated. Lighting can transform the mood of any room and can create a beautiful focal point. These are some examples of beautiful and functional works of art. Take a l...

DIY Rustic Home Décor Ideas You Can Built Yourself

Rustic décor is so “in” right now. Whether you live in the country or your home is in the city, you can still have beautiful rustic décor and you can do it all yourself. Whatever your dream for a rustic look, you are sure to find something in t...

DIY Projects For a Bright & Cheery Home

I love all things bright and cheery. Let’s face it, surrounding ourselves with happy and colorful things is kind of infectious, isn’t it? It’s hard to be in a grumpy mood when your own home is practically yelling at you to pull it together and...

DIY Pebble Hanger

This week DIY project is about organizing jewelry with an inexpensive, but also minimal and decorative way! You will need only two things: pebbles and a strong double-sided mounting tape with foam. You will find more information here! You may love th...

DIY Pallet Board Coffee Table

It’s amazing how diyer’s have tranformed these typical  “flat transporting structures”, to create home decor, furniture, planters, and much more!  With a little hunting around, you can often find pallets for free, so why not create somethin...

How to DIY: Hand Painted Mug

Ad I’ve been wanting to try porcelain paint for a while, and it’s just as amazing as I anticipated. You have to give it a try. The holidays are coming up, and hand painted coffee/cocoa mugs would make great gifts!Supplies: – porcelain mug &...

Pre-formed and Flexible Pond Liners

The two different types of pond liners are the flexible liners and preformed liners. Keeping your budget in mind will also help in deciding on which type of liner you would like to start with. Pond Liners Preformed Pond Liners The term preformed line...
by Small Garden Ideas on Jul 11, 2015

How to Grow Blueberries

 Hi everyone! It seems like I’ve been working on this post with our tips on how to grow blueberries for over a week. But LIFE has a way of getting in the way sometimes. LIFE and TOMATOES, that is! The tomatoes all ripened at once and when...
by Cottage at the Crossroads on Jul 11, 2015

Pond Pump

Once you have decided on which type of filtration system you want to use in your garden pond, you will need to choose a good quality pond pump to provide the silent propulsion to your filtration system. Pond pumps provide the power that pressurizes t...
by Small Garden Ideas on Jul 10, 2015

Water Garden Filter

Another feature needed in your design is your water garden filter. There are several filters to choose from, but for quality and efficiency, we recommend using a mechanical filter, biological filter, or a skimmer. The filter will help sift the impuri...
by Small Garden Ideas on Jul 9, 2015

Best Practices When Growing Onions

It doesn’t matter who you are what you like to eat, the truth is that growing onions can be one of the best decisions you will make if you are planning on having a home garden. Onions are one of the most popular foods around because they can go wit...
by Small Garden Ideas on Jun 27, 2015

Knowing The Best Tips When Growing Lettuce

If you are thinking about doing any sort of gardening, you might want to figure out some of the best ways that you can improve your ability when growing lettuce. Lettuce is one of the most common and most widely used vegetables around. Tips for Growi...
by Small Garden Ideas on Jun 26, 2015

Learning The Best Methods Of Growing Carrots

Regardless of who you are and what you enjoy, carrots are some of the best vegetables around. They are not only a very tasty treat that can be eaten as a simple snack, but they are also a very healthy treat as well that can be added to other dishes t...
by Small Garden Ideas on Jun 25, 2015

Gardening Anywhere By Container Vegetable Gardening

It doesn’t matter who you are, a lot of people love to garden at any time and in any given place. However, because of certain circumstances it can actually be more difficult than we would otherwise want it to be to simply be able to garden. But, if...
by Small Garden Ideas on Jun 24, 2015

Using All Of The Technology Possible To Know When To Plant Vegetables

If you are thinking about starting some sort of garden and you would like to plant vegetables, then one of the most important things to do is to plan ahead of time so that you know the most likely scenarios which will lead to a successful crop. Even...
by Small Garden Ideas on Jun 23, 2015


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