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garden

  • 10 Tips to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

    Winter is peeking around the corner and ready to cast a frost across the garden you’ve carefully cultivated all spring and summer. The gardening pros from the Chicago Flower & Garden…

  • Grow Your Own Pizza Garden

    Although “pizza” and “gardening” aren’t always in the same category, Better Homes & Garden touched on a great way to convince people to test our their green thumb – for the…

  • Green Weed Killers

    Ah, spring. When everything starts to bloom, even those pesky weeds. Let’s kill them with kindness via CasaSugar’s eco-friendly tips: 1.Take a pitcher of hot water and pour it all over…

  • Chicken Cribs: The Next Design Frontier

    I’ve been hearing a lot about chickens lately. This post over at Design*Sponge got me thinking about the rising popularity in tending to our own gardens, growing our own food and…

  • Go Bananas for a Raspberry Trellis

    They are exceptionally easy to grow and even easier to eat. Raspberries are a favorite garden plant for many homeowners, both suburban and rural. Even city slickers can get into the…

  • An Unlikely Glass Garden Shed

    I am so glad that Treehugger spotted this garden shed in World Architecture News, called The Wendy House. I read about so many new green designs and eco-homes that it takes…

  • Vertical Gardens Are Here!

    You heard it here first when we called this trend coming to the States! A Cup of Jo spotted San Francisco florist Flora Grubb’s vertical DIY panels. Here’s what they say:…

  • Weedy Situation

    I took a recent trip over to the L.A. Times home blog where Emily Green, author of The Dry Garden column, takes on a nasty topic: weeds. The topic of weeds…

  • Forget Gnomes, Go with Gargoyles

    Gargoyles are technically decorative water spouts that preserve stonework by diverting rainwater away from buildings but they are more known for their menacing faces seen on cathedrals across Europe. They never…

  • Build-It-Yourself: Wood Patio Planter

    Our planter box (above) didn’t come out quite as nice as we had hoped but next time we’ll be sure to follow these great instructions from Danny Lipford for building a…

  • Garden Toad Stool

    Here’s an innovative piece of garden furniture that is beautiful in its simplicity. The Toad Stool is very portable and keeps you off the ground but with such a small footprint…

  • Winterize a Swimming Pool

    Unless you live in the Southwest, winter has already hit you hard and this article may have arrived a bit late for you but MonkeySee has some informative home improvement videos…

  • Build It Yourself: Garden Arbor

    Need a bit of shade that still provides great ventilation and indirect sunlight? Consider building a garden arbor. Calfinder lays out the materials needed and step-by-step instructions that will have you…

  • Beginner Houseplants: Types and Care

    Just because your thumb isn’t green you shouldn’t be scared of owning and caring for house plants. The trade off for the little care that these plants need is in your…

  • Vegiforms are Just Plain Weird

    It’s a little late to have these ready for Halloween but maybe by Christmas you can enjoy some corn shaped squash or elf-head shaped pumpkins.…

  • Maximize Your Small Front Yard

    Whether you can call it a yard or garden, here are some great tips for making the most of the small space in the front of your home.…

  • Compost Bin

    We like thisbamboo composter we posted about on ReadyMade but if you need better aeration then check out this bin made of recycled black plastic that has plenty of holes to…