Two ways to make Newspaper Plant Pots: the quick way and the origami method
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Two ways to make Newspaper Plant Pots: the quick way and the origami method

Two ways that you can make newspaper plant pots. One method gives you round pots in less than 30-seconds and the other is a square origami-style pot. Use either for starting seeds, or growing small plants in. Full video at the end. It’s not news that our world is swimming in plastic. It litters our…

How to build a Small Pond for the Garden
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How to build a Small Pond for the Garden

Tips on how to build a small pond to attract frogs and other wildlife into the garden. Includes information on placement, size, materials, and maintenance. Organic gardening can be difficult, especially when it comes to slugs. You can pick them off individually, set out beer traps and pelleted wool, but most people resort to slug…

How to build a Blackberry Trellis: a simple way to grow thornless blackberries
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How to build a Blackberry Trellis: a simple way to grow thornless blackberries

Wood, wire, and eyelet screws are all you need to build a simple blackberry trellis. This is an inexpensive way to grow thornless blackberries in the vegetable garden. There’s a video showing how I built mine at the end of this piece. As the garden winds down for another year you might be thinking about…