6 Ways to Use Sustainable Garden Design in your Backyard
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6 Ways to Use Sustainable Garden Design in your Backyard

Clever tips for using the way wild ecosystems work to create a self-sustaining and bountiful food garden. This is sustainable garden design at its best and benefits soil, plants, yield, and community By Zach Loeks, Director of the Ecosystem Solution Institute Sustainable garden design, regenerative gardening, permaculture design, natural gardening; all of these practices have…

How to Build an Herb Spiral With Old Bricks
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How to Build an Herb Spiral With Old Bricks

Grow more herbs in less space in an herb spiral. This innovative outdoor herb garden allows you to grow more herbs in less space using an attractive spiral design and red bricks. Instructional video included. This DIY Herb Spiral project is from the new book, A Woman’s Garden Grow Beautiful Plants and Make Useful Things….

How to Make DIY Plant Fertilizer for the Vegetable Garden
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How to Make DIY Plant Fertilizer for the Vegetable Garden

Make inexpensive environmentally-friendly homemade plant fertilizer for your vegetable garden from foraged and waste materials. Includes DIY plant fertilizers you can make from seaweed, comfrey, and nettles. On its own, soil is a mixture of sand, crushed rock, and non-living substances. It takes decayed and broken down leaves, bark, and animal waste to transform dirt…

February Garden Jobs for the Vegetable Garden
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February Garden Jobs for the Vegetable Garden

February garden jobs including seeds to sow, crops to harvest, winter garden organization, and projects for the vegetable garden. February is a great month to get ahead in the garden and make your start on this year’s productive vegetable garden. This selection of February garden jobs will help you learn how to choose and chit…

Transform an Old Tin into a Recycled Succulent Planter
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Transform an Old Tin into a Recycled Succulent Planter

Transform an oil tin into an attractive recycled succulent planter. An inexpensive and creative gardening project for succulent lovers. There’s a lot of trash that can be converted into planters, and large metal tins are one of them. To build this recycled succulent planter all you need is the can, a few tools, spray paint,…

How to Grow Rosemary in Pots, Indoors, and the Garden
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How to Grow Rosemary in Pots, Indoors, and the Garden

How to grow rosemary in pots, indoors and out in the garden, and also share how to harvest and use rosemary for both cooking and medicinal purposes. Rosemary is an easy to grow, versatile evergreen herb that adds a Mediterranean feel to the border all year round. In this piece, you’ll learn how to grow…