Nothing says summer like fresh fruit!! These DIY terra cotta pots are easy to paint with basic craft supplies; all you need is paint and terra cotta pots. Even better, you can score these pots at 99 Cents Only Stores for $0.99 for the pot and another $0.99 for the saucer. If you plan to use these for crafts, there’s no need to grab the
We are gonna rock this DIY Gazing Ball for your Garden. I’m so glad you want to make your garden look pretty (for less)! I REALLY want you to have a pretty spot in your garden just like this too! Click this video to get started. You can make these gazing balls too! This post contains affiliate links. Product was provided by Plasteel Corporation.
Potted plants can make your home and office feel so much warmer and connected with nature. But dirt spilling out and dead dry plants are no fun at all. There’s a secret ingredient you need to put in all of your potted plants to make them thrive longer and to avoid the dirt pouring out of the bottom. And bonus, this material is earth friendly
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveYourLawn #CollectiveBias Now that the weather is warming up, we are ready to get outside and start entertaining! I thought I had been maintaining my backyard in the winter but when I went out there last weekend to get barbecuing, well, things were not looking so great. Just a
This year, we’re focused on turning our backyard into a relaxing place where we can entertain and enjoy the quiet of the desert. We recently put in a gravel patio and though it is great for drainage, it’s really GRAY. To brighten things up, I decided to add potted flowers using some terra cotta pots that I had previously used to grow herbs. Since there was no longer
Gardening is one of my favorite things to do. Not only do I get to enjoy all the yummy homegrown vegetables and fruits from my backyard raised bed garden, I also enjoy the therapeutic benefits from being outdoors and accomplishing something with my hands. One of the challenges for me is finding time to water my plants, weed the garden, and feed the garden. With
Have you been to high end stores to look at “succulent” pots and planters? It’s insulting how much money they’re trying to charge for a succulent planter. Slap the name “succulent” on it and BAM, add $50 to the price. I liked succulents before succulents were cool; I’ve allowed many a hens and chicks to burn up in the desert sun, from my middle school
Are you getting your garden ready for summer? So many people tell me that they envy my “green thumb” for gardening but getting started with a garden is easier than you might think. I would love for you to enjoy fresh strawberries, delicious rich salad greens, yummy tomatoes, and more, like we do all summer long. We involve the whole family, teaching the kids about
We’ve been gardening for years in my family. I started my garden at our current house in 2009 but we went to raised beds in 2014, when we created a DIY raised bed garden with reclaimed wood. Last year, we decided to install raised beds. Why? They’re easier to access than sitting on the ground and, because we started with all fresh dirt, there are fewer weeds.
(Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links from which I make a few pennies if you make a purchase from the linked sites.) This month I am focusing on how to upcycle our trash into useful, practical items around the house. In doing all of these home improvement projects I’ve noticed that we go through alot of paint stir sticks. There are alot of projects on