Don't you love growing vegetables in the summer? There is nothing better than a homegrown tomato! We don't usually end up with the greatest crop at the end of the season though, so I've been going through the Craftsy vegetable gardening course to learn all about the best methods of planting a successful vegetable garden. I'm learning lots of tips and secrets that I never knew about before, so I'm really looking forward to this growing season! Today, we put together our raised garden … [Read more...]
Crafts for the garden? Yes, please! The backyard is just bursting with crafty opportunity! These projects are fun, simple and a great way to add a creative and personal touch to your garden.
From unique birdfeeders to mason jar candles (which are awesome homemade gift ideas by the way) here are some awesome outdoor project ideas to spark your creativity.
Spoiler alert: Most of them are really easy to make!
Isn't it a great feeling when you accomplish something over a weekend? Even if it's just something little, it feels so good to be able to check something off the list. For us, it was our small side garden and walkway that leads to our side entrance. I showed you the before photo last week, but here's a reminder. It had a few herb plants that I transplanted into a pot last week. The edging had all fallen out, the grass was growing over the side of the path and there were weeds growing … [Read more...]
The previous owners of our house must have really liked growing herbs, because they were planted all over the property. There is a terrible looking area right beside our garage that used to be their herb garden, so I transplanted the little plants from the side of our house into a pot. Mostly for two reasons: 1) My husband isn't willing to part with the herbs, and I wanted to keep him happy, and 2) I wanted to see if they'd survive. This is the first area of our yard that I would like to … [Read more...]