Miniature Flowering Bulbs

  This is a great post about miniature flowering bulbs. They great for smaller gardens, fairy gardens, rock gardens, and container gardens. The post begins: “I encourage you to think small this year when you plant spring flowering bulbs in your garden. The dainty blooms of muscari, crocus, miniature daffodils and the like should not […]

18 DIY Stacked Pot Ideas

Stacked pot planters are a great way to grow flowers, herbs, or veggies vertically, which is perfect for small space gardens, balconies, patios etc. In this post, you’ll find a description of 18 different stacked post ideas with photos. If you see an idea you like, click the link below the photo. You’ll see either […]

How to Grow Cucumbers in Containers

There’s a LOT of information packed into this article. Kerry shares helpful tips to help you to successfully grow cucumbers in containers. She covers the following: What container is the best and Why? How much sun is best for cucumbers? What kind of soil should you use? What kind of fertilizer do cucumbers need? Are […]

17 Hanging Herb Garden Ideas For Small Spaces!

If you don’t have a lot of gardening space, it’s still easy to grow herbs. This post includes 17 different hanging herb gardens that you can use indoors. If you see an herb garden that you like, click the link under that picture and you’ll be brought to a tutorial. Here are just a few […]

17 DIY Magical Potions For Killing Weeds

  There are a lot of weed killers and pesticides that you can buy at stores and nurseries. But they’re expensive and sometimes contain toxic ingredients.  In this post you’ll find 17 different potions or treatments to kill weeds. For each remedy, there’s a picture and a brief explanation of how it works. Then there’s […]

5 Ways To Use Dried Banana Peels As A Fertilizer

Banana peels are really rich in nutrients. This is a neat article that explains five different ways to prepare bananas for use as fertilizer in the garden. Using the sun to dry out banana peels How to dry banana peels in the oven and prepare as a fertilizer How to make a fertilizer spray using […]

Fall Container Gardening Ideas

I found this post on the Southern Living website and was blown away by the photography and the beautiful container arrangements they put together for the Fall. The post begins: “Bring a seasonal splash of color to your entryway by mixing and matching eye-popping blooms with rustic grasses and foliage in your fall container gardens. […]

66 Things You Can Grow At Home: In Containers, Without a Garden

This is a terrific article that has a starter list of 66 plants you can grow in containers. You can click on any link to get more information. The list includes: Fruit Trees Citrus Fruits Tropical Fruits Some Surprise plants Veggies Melons Herbs Root Vegetables Other Healthy Veggies Click on the 66 Things You Can […]

How to Make DIY Birdseed Cakes

Would you like to make a simple birdseed cake that you can hang from a tree for the birds? Pam has a nice, simple birdseed cake recipe that will make the birds in your back yard happy and well-fed. One thing I love is the use of inserted twigs which the birds can use as […]

Make a DIY Butterfly Feeder

Lynn Coulter shares some incredibly easy ways to make a DIY Butterfly feeder. She adapts the butterfly watering station featured in Kylee Baumle’s book, The Monarch: Saving Our Most-Loved Butterfly . She begins with: “It may not seem like a feast to you, but a dish of decaying fruit is just the ticket to lure butterflies to your […]