DIY Root Barrel Cellar

This year we grew potatoes in our garden for the first time. We were really surprised at how big the potato plants grew. What we didn't realize until too late, was that we were supposed to pile more soil on top of the young plants. You get…

How to make a mini greenhouse

I'm a huge advocate of using "garbage" for seed starters. I've done toilet paper roll starters, cardboard milk containers and self-watering pop bottle starters. I tried with egg cartons but was not pleased with the results. I decided to try…

How To Make Self Watering Planters

I've been wanting to make these for a long time. Since I don't often have plastic pop bottles lying around the house, it took a while to gather enough supplies. I made three or four of these a week ago and they are a definite success. The…