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Basic Gardening Terms: Types of Plants

Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a more experienced one, you’ve probably come across terms that are unfamiliar to you in gardening magazines, websites or even on plant labels.  In an effort to demystify gardening, we’ve put together a list of basic garden terms with brief explanations. Annual Plants: Annuals only grow for one season.  Many cut-flowers and most...

Flower Pots: Your Guide to Picking the Right Planter for You

Planting in containers is an excellent solution if you don’t have the space for a garden, if you live in an apartment, have poor soil, or just aren’t quite ready to invest the time into landscaping your yard.  Planters and pots allow you to reap the joy of gardening without the chore of weeding and digging.  Adding a pot...

8 Fall Container Garden Ideas

Fall is my favorite time of year. Apples, pumpkins, and multi-colored leaves can all be incorporated into your garden décor. Orange is a major color consideration for planters on my doorstep because gourds and other festive decorations will be arranged around the planters. This gallery features a lot of planter ideas that will look great this fall. I absolutely...

A Guide to Learning the Lasagna Gardening Technique

Tired of rototilling your garden every spring (or worse, turning it over with a pitchfork)? Want to save gas, energy, time, and water and increase your yield and the health of your garden at the same time? The answer is lasagna. What? Noodles, cheese, and tomato sauce? Well, no, but this no-till method of gardening involves laying down layers,...

How to Make Friendship Bracelets | DIY Hemp Macrame Bracelet

It’s time you learn how to make Friendship Bracelets, if only so you can wear them and then sing the Golden Girls theme for hours. With some basic knot tying and string, you can quickly make these colorful hemp bracelets for all your friends. It’s a simple gesture to show your loved ones how much they mean to you. Macrame friendship...

8 DIY Earring Holder Ideas That Are Cheap and Easy

While I have a lot of different pairs of earrings, I tend to stick to the same one or two pairs most days because it can be a hassle to find a different pair in my unorganized jewelry box. These DIY earring holder projects are the perfect solution to this problem. They stylishly display your earrings for easy access...