Category Archive: DIY For The Garden

Best Planting Dates for Seeds By Location

Planting Dates Calculator by State Are you always confused when to start planting your seeds for spring? I know for sure I have made many mistakes and read so many articles that were wrong. I believe I have found a great site that you can type in your location and it will tell you the …

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How To Build a Strawberry Tower Using 5 Gallon Buckets

How To Build a Strawberry Tower Using 5 Gallon Buckets A strawberry tower is a great way to grow fresh fruit in a limited space, such as on a deck or patio. Here, Master Gardener Charlene Landreau shows how to build a tower out of cheap (or free!) 5-gallon plastic buckets. This is a simple …

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The Benefits of Cold Frame Gardening

Cold Frame Gardening The idea of cold frame gardening is not new. Like a greenhouse, a cold frame is a means to trap heat in and create an environment more suitable and controllable to get a better harvest. One of the major difference is the raised bed feature. This is what really increases the benefits of …

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Solar Powered Garden Water Feature For Less than $30

Solar Powered Garden Water Feature For Less than $30 I have always wanted a water feature in my garden but every time i go to the store to look at some options, the ready made fountains seems to cost a lot of money. I think the main reason i have wanted a water feature is due …

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13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans

13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans Ammo cans are normally used for the safe transfer of ammo by the military. Due to their sturdy nature, durable material, and resealable covers, ammo cans can also be used for a variety of household purposes. It’s for this reason that used ammo cans are commonly sold at military surplus …

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