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 Vertical Aquaponic System

How To build A Vertical Aquaponic System A vertical aquaponic system grows vegetables without soil in columns above a fish tank. By growing vertically, you can produce about twice the amount of plants as you can with a hydroponic system of the same area. One five-foot tower can produce more than 200 heads of lettuce …

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Garden Inspiration: Build an Amish Cold Frame

Garden Inspiration: Build an Amish Cold Frame You might think that the growing season has a finite beginning and end: the last frost in spring and the first frost in fall. But, in fact, many gardeners try to start planting and harvesting when frost still threatens. With a simple coldframe, you can extend your season …

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Plastic Bottle Greenhouse Build Guide

Plastic Bottle Greenhouse Build Guide I saw this green house idea and thought you all would love it. You can use a lot of recycled parts during the build, so even better to try this out. Here’s a great practical project for the whole family, turn used plastic bottles into a greenhouse, and then enjoy the chance to …

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How To Build A 100 Dollar Greenhouse

How To Build A 100 Dollar Greenhouse Careful planning is important before a home greenhouse project is started. Building a greenhouse does not need to be expensive or time-consuming. The final choice of the type of greenhouse will depend on the growing space desired, home architecture, available sites, and costs. The greenhouse must, however, provide the proper …

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11 Rain Chain Ideas You Don’t Want To Miss

11 Rain Chain Ideas You Don’t Want To Miss Here is a great and simple decoration that you can do it yourself for your garden. Have you heard of rain chains? Well rain chains are an alternative way of controlling the rain water to travel from your gutter to the ground or to a storage …

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