DIY and How-To
Garden DIY projects are a bit more forgiving than most indoor projects and are a good way to practice your carpentry skills. Here are a few of our simple garden and DIY projects.
Andersen has been in the door and window business for a long time and they've made their DIY process easy enough for those with basic Read more . . .
Handyman (or woman) services have always been in demand, and with more and more gadgets in our life and less and less time, the need for someone Read more . . .
Our first vertical garden trellis built for growing lettuce in a gutter garden worked well in the beginning, but it proved too cumbersome Read more . . .
This homemade tomato cage is easy to make, inexpensive, and has the added benefit of being foldable for easy storage at season's end. Read more . . .
Our folding outdoor garden table has been up for several weeks and is working great, but there's no place for storing small hand tools and other Read more . . .
This PVC grow light stand is inexpensive and very easy to build. Once the pieces are cut, it takes less than a minute to assemble or disassemble Read more . . .
Vertical gardening is a great way to expand the growing area of a small yard and a gutter trellis isn't that difficult to build. Strawberries, lettuce, and Read more . . .
Birds are great company, and they work hard to help keep the insect population in balance. The Northeast winters can be hard on the birds, Read more . . .
When we bought our new-to-us home 18 months ago, the only place available for our seed starting setup was in the living room on the almost Read more . . .
Plastic sometimes gets a bad rap, especially in the organic gardening world, but plastic PVC pipe is versatile, strong, readily available, and inexpensive Read more . . .
A cold frame is almost a necessity up here in chilly Zone 5. The growing season is simply not long enough to grow plants like tomatoes, Read more . . .