There's a recent new trend that has really caught my interest. A number of communities are gaining popularity with the concept of "growing food not lawns". I absolutely love this concept and think the grassroots approach to promoting gardening is refreshing. Many of you probably think you don't have enough space to make an awesome garden. However, that is exactly what these organizations are out to disprove. You don't need a lot of space to grow a garden. In fact, you can grow gardens in very ... Continue Reading
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Here are just a few of the amazing ways you can reuse old pallets in your home.
My husband recently put together a play yard for the kids outside. We wanted to create a fence around the playground but didn’t want to purchase and use new wood. Instead, we wanted to find reclaimed or used wood that would work for a sturdy yet fashionable fence. This is when we ran into the idea of making our fence out of old pallets. Using old pallets will make your craft or project almost free and you will be helping Mother Nature by reusing an item that would have been discarded. Many ... Continue Reading
Here are just a few ways to try vertical gardening in your yard or on your balcony.
Growing your own food can be not only satisfying, but also incredibly healthy. Growing organic food from home does not require a large amount of space to succeed. In fact, there are a number of ways you can utilize even the smallest spaces for growing your own herbs or veggies. One of the best ways to use small space is through vertical gardening. Vertical gardening is exactly as the name suggests, a garden that is grown upward instead of in the ground. Here are just a few ways to try ... Continue Reading