Growing Pet Bowl – Cat Grass

The Growing Pet Bowl – Cat Grass includes everything you need to grow wheat grass in a bowl for your cat. As it grows, you can clip some off from the tips and sprinkle it over your cat’s food. Note:  As with anything you give your cat to eat, start out slow and don’t overdo. I regard […]

Which Seeds Do You Direct Sow & Which Seeds Do You Start Indoors?

There are some seeds that do well when you directly plant them in the ground. These are generally plant seeds that tolerate cooler temperatures and are also at risk if transplanted.  Other plant seeds do better if started indoors and are then transplanted when the weather is warmer. This post lists vegetable and herb seeds […]

SeedsNow – The Best Organic, Non-GMO, Untreated, Heirloom Seeds

 Now that Spring is here (Yay!), I wanted to share one of my favorite sites for buying garden seeds online.  Seeds Now has a huge assortment of organic, non-GMO heirloom seeds. These are open-pollinated seeds and are reasonably priced. They have veggie, herb, and fruit seeds. These are quality, heirloom seeds that grow really well. The […]

Prepping for Fall Planting and Gardening

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Carole starts prepping her garden and planting in July for the plants she wants to see in the Fall. In this article she explains how she prepared a raided bed garden for a little crop of miniature pumpkins. She uses a Hoss Wheel […]

53 Favorite Backyard Projects

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. If you’re looking for inspiration and tutorials for backyard projects to tackle this summer, this article could help you! Sunset has collected 53 different backyard projects. Some would work well in smaller spaces. There’s a wide variety of DIY projects: fun, gardening, furniture, […]

21+ Stunning DIY Greenhouses You Can Make for Your Gardening

If you have any space at all in your backyard, you can build a greenhouse. It allows you to start seeds and grow plants in a controlled environment with a lot of focused light. This article features 21+ different greenhouses that you can build yourself. If you see a design that you like, just click […]

How to Build a Garden Potting Bench

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. I love potting benches because every single one had its own personality. Anne needed a new potting bench for her mudroom. She decided to build it herself. She provides a link to the plans that she used for her bench. If you go down […]

Suncalc Sunlight Calculator by Luster Leaf Review

  I had quite a few emails about sunlight calculators and why I like the Suncalc 1875 Sunlight Calculator by Luster Leaf. So I decided to write a short article and review. You can see it here: When you buy plants or flowers they have a tag that among other things lets you know the […]