Whiskey barrels make great planters but they require a bit of prep work before they are ready to use.
When you need a planter box to fit a certain space then build it yourself
Ames takes us to Tool School and shows us their latest hand tools and their Made in America craftsmanship.
Ace Hardware helped us setup a home garden center for our neighbor that included must-haves for any avid gardener.
Use your raised garden beds year round by turning them into compost piles for the winter months.
This garden cart can handle anything and can be yours by entering our Giveaway
Don’t be scared of this water hose as the RoboReel will become your best partner in gardening.
When the temperature drops you can still reap the benefits of healthy vegetables and prepare your garden to survive winter
Our wood block planters turned out well for a basic DIY project that used reclaimed wood and some various drilling techniques. But we felt they needed a bit more pizazz since the wood used wasn’t a pretty redwood or other beautiful natural wood.
Rakes, shovels and other long-handled tools should be stored safely and securely with this hook.
This wood planter makes a simple and stylish home for your gorgeous succulents.
Brick succulent planters are an easy starter garden you can make in an afternoon
Let the weeds go wild and enjoy a colorful meadow in your own backyard
For years developers have been scraping the topsoil (8-12 inches) from properties and selling it to sod farms. It’s another way that land can be monetized and topsoil is a valuable commodity that contains minerals and nutrients from years of plant and animal decomposition. Nutrient rich topsoil can make or […]
I knew very little about grass seed before my visit last week to NexGen Turf Research. I’ve recently laid sod and tried my best to keep it alive and green but unfortunately it has decided not to cooperate and has gone spotty and brown in some areas. After receiving the […]
We got tipped to a new product from DuPont that promises to eliminate the problem of weeds in our garden. Their WeedFree Premium landscape fabric supposedly provides a strong defense against weeds and helps promote healthy plants and shrubs. It’s made of spun-bonded polypropylene which creates a breathable barrier that […]
One of the disadvantages to living in a loft, apartment or condo is the lack of outdoor space. As a Kansas City loft dweller, I find myself lamenting my lack of balcony or patio on a daily basis, especially now that gardening season is in full swing and I crave […]
I don’t remember how old I was when I first found out that the bright, sunny dandelions I loved so much were weeds. How could something so cheerful be classified in such a pesky, frustrating group of plants? But alas, weeds are every gardener’s nightmare (well, one of them, anyway.) […]
There are few things more frustrating than your beautiful, carefully planned and tended landscaping being destroyed by an inquisitive visitor of the animal variety. If you find yourself in this situation, we suggest installing some protective fencing to help keep animals out. Take deer fencing, for example. It comes in […]
From foliage to roughage, a well-tended garden can boost your home’s curb appeal, cut your grocery bill, and help you be more environmentally friendly all in one swoop. But if you’re like us, finding the time to garden between work, family time, and social outings can be kind of hard […]
My grandma, an avid gardener, has plant beds all around her home. Yet one of my favorite memories is of her window boxes, which were perched on her home’s front windows and spilled over with brightly colored flowers, usually geraniums. Window boxes are ideal for flowers, herbs and other smaller […]