Posts Tagged ‘gardening’

@Home This Weekend: Start Your Garden!

This weekend, enjoy the warmer weather and get a jump on your garden. carinbrat posted a great tutorial on how to use eggshells to help germinate tiny seeds. She also talks about transplanting your plants once they’ve grown. Mmmm, fresh herbs from the garden!

@Home This Weekend: Wire Air Plant Holders

This weekend, make some awesome air plant holders with just a few simple supplies: rocks, wire, and air plants. hillcitybride has a wonderful tutorial on her post. This quick and easy project could make a big impact in your decor!

Tute Tuesday: Ceramic Planter from Money Bank

Is the cold weather getting you down? Brighten up winter with a few indoor plants. Succulents are the easiest plants to take care of and they will look fabulous in a fun planter. Craftster member teaandcraft shares her tutorial for taking an everyday money bank and turn it into a Ceramic Planter. This tutorial is […]

Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

Happy 2018! As a UGA football fan, everything’s coming up roses today for me today, and the year has started out right. For those of you not in the know, the Georgia Bulldogs won the Rose Bowl last night and are now headed to the national championship next week. Go Dawgs! Now we’re seeing roses […]

@Home This Weekend: Tabletop Garden

This weekend, add a ton of color to your patio by creating a table top garden. All you need are various pots and brightly colored plants. Oh, and some tables; don’t forget those! BeaG had a carpenter custom make her tables, but thrift store finds would work too. This is a great way to make […]

@Home This Weekend: Raised Bed Garden

This weekend, get ambitious and construct some raised beds for your plants! craftylittlemonkey and her husband built wooden frames, trucked in lots of dirt, and are now on their way to growing a lot of their own food. Nothing beats veggies right out of the garden. Mmmm.

@Home This Weekend: Vermicomposting

  This weekend, enrich your garden with the help of some worm friends. Make a bin for vermicomposting! Using an 18 gallon storage tub, astamour created the perfect environment for composting food scraps. All you need to add is worms. Your garden will thank you. Save Save

Artsy Garden

Spring is hands down my favorite season of the year; I love getting out and puttering in the garden. It’s fun to mix great plants with unique accents in the yard. Here are some great outdoor ideas that may inspire your unique garden. Knickertwist and her son gathered rocks from around her yard and made […]

@Home This Weekend: I Heart You, in Plants

This weekend, let someone know you love them. Tell them “I <3 You” …with plants! Balatong crocheted the letters and heart out of jute gardening twine, and carefully inserted succulents. The twine is bio-degradable, so later, the sentiment can be planted in the garden. So sweet!

Craftsters Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!

It might sounds cheesy but I really think a lot of Craftsters treat every day like Earth Day. So many of us are trying our best to reduce, reuse, recycle, and just be good stewards of the Earth to the best of our abilities whenever possible. There are TONS of crafts being posted every day […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Seed Bombs

Its guerrilla gardening time! In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make seed bombs to place in your own garden or to use as and easy way to add flowers in any open, unloved space near you! She also shares how to package them to make great gifts!

Green Thumb Thursday: Great Garden Challenge

Hey gardeners! Make sure you snap some pictures of your beautiful gardens and yummy crops! The Home Sweet Home category is hosting a Great Garden Challenge. Enter your garden by August 13. You can see all the information here: You can see more great crafts by browsing Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening […]

Green Thumb Thursday: Zetti Inspired Raised Garden Bed

lvl0rg4n and her mom have a amazing landlord. They don’t mind that they added raised garden beds, not even brighty colored, zetti-inspired ones! I already love going out to my own garden but I think this fun paint would make me love it even more. You can see the full thread here: You can […]

Green Thumb Thursday: Seed Bombs

Want to inject some color into that empty field or abandoned lot you pass by every day? With some newspaper, water, and wildflower seeds you can make these awesome seed bombs and go guerilla gardening! You can see the full thread here: You can see more great crafts by browsing Exterior Decorating / Yard […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: 7 Places to See Before You Die, Bright Spring Fashion, and More

The Week in DIY: 7 Places to See Before You Die, Bright Spring Fashion, and More  Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. 7 Dangerous Food Additives and Ingredients and How To Avoid Them Watch out for food dyes, […]