Giant Chess Board

I think this would be such a fun thing to have in my yard. It could either be used as a checkerboard, a chess board or to play a ton of games with my kids. Their imaginations would come alive with different ways to use this. Materials :…

Strawberry Planter

First of all, choosing pallets for diy projects involves a bit of know-how. You need pallets that are in good condition, without rot, and which have not been treated with chemical insecticides. Keep clear of any pallets that have been…

Growing Tulips in Pots

In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit. I love this! How to…

Homemade Wood Bees Killer Spray

Wood Bees "Carpenter Bees" Nasty to get rid of. They come back year after year and more holes only attract more the following spring. And woodpeckers love to eat them. Once they bore into the wood and lay eggs, the woodpeckers will tear the…

How to Make a Petunia Tower

Basically, it's a ring of galvanized fencing lined with landscape fabric, then filled with potting soil. The petunias were planted through slits in the landscape fabric. This looks like a pretty easy do-it-yourself project! You can Get the…

Companion Planting Guide

In natural ecosystems, plants perform functions that either help or prevent other plants to grow the same is true in our gardens. Certain plant give nutrients back to the soil, while others need to take up nutrients. Plants aromas and…