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Store Your Garden Tools Safely

Store Your Garden Tools Safely

Rakes, shovels and other long-handled tools should be stored safely and securely with this hook.

What The Heck Is Rurbalization?

What The Heck Is Rurbalization?

You may have heard this term before. It’s also been called “the new urbanism” or “agrarian urbanism”. The idea is that city neighborhoods could be built and restructured in order to be self-sustainable, a harmonious blend of urban and rural. Daniel Nairn wrote a compelling article about the concept over […]

Make Mowing Easy with a Flagstone Edging Strip

Make Mowing Easy with a Flagstone Edging Strip

It’s the classic dilemma. You have a beautiful border garden around your patio or foundation. Bright blooms and neatly mulched beds compliment your lush green lawn. All is right with the world. But there is one major problem involving that narrow space where the garden meets the lawn. A space […]

Chelsea Flower Show: Gardens Galore

Chelsea Flower Show: Gardens Galore

The grandest garden and flower show in the world happens each year in London and has been since 1862. The Chelsea Flower Show organized by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is held for five days in May on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, UK. It’s not […]

Green Weed Killers

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 the plants you want to kill, which results in boiling them to their death. (Does anyone know if this […]

Growing Herb Container Gardens

Growing Herb Container Gardens

While reading the New York Times’ garden section I was psyched to see an article on container gardens for spring. I’m not lucky enough to have a yard but I do have some beautiful window sills that are just begging for basil, oregano and thyme. One of the containers mentioned […]

Build Your Own Garden Box

Build Your Own Garden Box

Growing your own herbs and vegetables can be very rewarding but the ground in your yard may not be the most fertile. If that’s the case then consider building your own garden box that only requires the use of a drill and procuring some redwood from your local lumber shop.

Great Garden Makeovers

Great Garden Makeovers

Let these gardens serve as inspiration to create your own outdoor masterpiece.

Safe Gardens for Kids

Safe Gardens for Kids

Here are some great suggestions for planning a child safe garden that maximizes outdoor fun but protects both your children and your foliage.

Backyard Planters

Backyard Planters

Extreme-HowTo has a DIY solution for building backyard planters. These planters are built using pressure-treated landscape timber and are great as vegetable gardens or flower beds.