10 Space-Saving Planter Ideas

Space-saving planter ideas

Having greens inside the house makes it a more relaxing place to come home to, but not everyone can afford to grow as many as they want. Some just do not have the space in their houses, especially those who live in the city. A shame because they are the ones who need these practical decorations […]

How To Make Biodegradable Newspaper Seedling Pots

A sustainable and free seedling pot.

What I dislike most about growing plants – or rather what I find scary – is transplanting seedlings. To me they are like newborn babies that you’d be afraid to carry for fear of breaking their soft bones or dropping them on the floor. Ooh! If you feel the same way about these baby plants, you’re going to […]

Fairy Gardens

Fairy gardens.

Fairy gardens are popular for many reasons. Kids love them! They create interest in your garden. They’re a great landscape feature. They’re easy to maintain. And perhaps most importantly, they don’t take up a lot of space. This makes them perfect for small yards, apartment balconies or even as a mobile garden in your tiny home […]

How To Build A Double-Decker Drum Composter

Double-Decker Drum Composter

There are lots of good reasons to compost. Composting allows you to save money and resources even as it reduces your impact on the environment. Of course, most gardeners know the value of rich, dark, earthy compost in growing healthy plants. Adding compost to your garden will not only fertilize, it actually feeds your soil […]

Plastic Bottle Planters

Green hair planter recycled plastic bottles

Here’s one way to recycle PET bottles. And while you are at it, bond with your kids by asking them to put faces on those grass seed planters. 🙂 Materials: Empty plastic bottles Scissors Nail or pen to create holes at the bottom of the bottle Soil Grass seeds Googly eyes or cardboard/paper and markers Glue […]

DIY Lace-Like Stepping Stones

There is no reason why stepping stones have to be just functional. This project lets you create a unique piece for your garden! The idea behind these stepping stones was truly a Eureka moment. The owner found fifteen square stepping stones buried beneath the soil from their previous project. And while strolling through a secondhand store […]

Greenhouse From Old Windows

Recycled crafts are some of the most popular projects we have here and we like them all. In addition to their positive environmental contribution, trash to treasure crafts are especially frugal, coming with little or no additional cost at all. These unique trash-to-treasure crafts are great ways to take things that are old and make […]

DIY Hoop House Trellis

Do you need a simple trellis that won’t cost you a fortune to build? Here’s the perfect solution! Made from materials that can withstand outdoor conditions for a good number of years, this trellis gives you great value for your money. This is ideal for growing tomatoes, sweet peas, cucumbers, and many more. Thinking of […]

DIY Raised Herb Planter

Do you need to keep critters away from your herbs? Does tending to your plants make it hard for your back? Then a raised planter like this may be the solution. One of the advantages this planter offers is that your herbs are not planted directly on the ground. Your plants are safe as this […]

How To Turn Reclaimed Timber Into A Sidewalk

Some reclaimed timber, hard work and a bit of creativity will give you this beautiful garden path. And by using recycled materials, you’re being kind to your wallet and the environment. The owner of this project needed a new pathway, but he didn’t want to waste money on concrete. Now concrete is usually permanent but not […]