DIY Tiered Herb Garden Tutorial — Decor and the Dog
On Monday we shared our new herb garden for our deck. Today we're going to show you how to make your own tiered herb garden. This herb garden is great for small spaces and decks. We decided to grow our herbs on our deck because the neighborhood deer have deci
Project Grow Our Own Food: Raised Garden Bed Reveal • Brittany Stager
It took 2 wheelbarrows, 5 people, and 4 hours to move 7 yards of top soil from our driveway to the raised garden bed in our backyard…. As much as I would love to take credit for this beautiful garden, ‘J’ was definitely the project manager for this large undertaking. From doing the engineered drawings to ordering all the materials, ‘J’ spent a lot of his spare time getting this garden ready over the past month. How Much Did it Cost? I am going to be honest – this garden was not exactly…
Straw Bale Gardening, great in all climates from the Arctic to the Caribbean islands!
Straw Bale Gardening is essentially container gardening, without the cost of a container or the planting mix to fill it. Just buy a bale of straw, go through the "conditioning" process and plant, then water, then harvest, it is about that simple. Get the full details at www.strawbalegardens.com
DIY Raised Bed Planter
DIY Raised Bed Planter: While the title of this DIY suggests that I made a raised bed planter, what it doesn't tell you is how raised it actually is. This planter sits about 30" off the ground, and actually has legs on it. I know, right? That's reall…
New counter height planters in use
New counter height planters in use | Do It Yourself Home Projects from Ana White
DIY Potting Bench - Made Entirely of 2 x 4s!
Create your own DIY potting bench using only 2 x 4s and screws! It's an easy building project for a beginner and was inexpensive.
Elevated Planter Raised Bed
Elevated Planter Raised Bed: I couldn't find an instructable for a raised bed planted that we liked so I decided to make one. Will try to be as thorough as possible but keep in mind this is my first instructable and first major woodworking project. The planter itself is 6ft wid…
Build A Self-Watering Salad Table
A few months back we took a look at the plans to build a portable salad table. Although we loved that idea dearly, this model is even better because it’s self-watering! The materials list is simple and construction is easy enough for anyone to take on.If your job keeps you away from home (or you just don’t want to water things twice a day), check out this simple idea from Instructables user KindleKat for a self-watering table that’s perfect for salad fixings, herbs and more.
Elevated planters are a nice way to garden in a "non-traditional' way. The traditional way of gardening, if we want to call it that, involves the use of open soil areas or dedicated portions of our property that we use for something other than turf. Examples would include the flower border, vegetable garden, foundation plantings and other areas of specific use. These types of garden spaces frequently require maintenance that invites us to kneel, stoop, bend, crawl and otherwise contort to…