Backyard

Homemade DIY Garden Plant Markers This project started because all the cute hanging plant markers we made last year for the garden using polymer clay are now brittle and crumbling apart even though we painted and sealed them.... Read More
If you have leftover slats after adjusting the length of your faux wood blinds, or you are replacing existing blinds, hang onto those slats because you'll find they have a lot of uses for projects... Read More
Angel Trumpets are known for their huge, beautiful flowers that hang down in large clusters.  Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia) is often confused with Devil's Trumpet (Datura).  Angel Trumpet is... Read More
used lawn mower A used riding lawn mower can be a big investment.  A little bit of research and a thorough inspection before you purchase it is the best way to protect yourself from paying too much. ... Read More
used lawn mower This checklist is a starting point in helping you decide whether to purchase a used riding lawn mower.  It will give you an idea of what to look for when you inspect the mower.  We've also... Read More
Riding Lawn Mower Seat Repair Note:  For all products mentioned, please read the manufacturer's directions regarding safety, surface preparation and clean up. Update! Please read the update at the bottom of this... Read More
If you spend a few minutes doing a Google Scholar search for "pruning peppers", you will quickly see that researchers found that pruning peppers (in a commercial setting) does not necessarily... Read More
While checking on plants in our greenhouse, our small potted olive tree appeared to be dying.  With Spring only a few weeks away, it should have been sprouting new growth.  Instead, its... Read More
Pretty much everything we do is DIY, so why not give well drilling a try... There are a lot of websites and videos out there that are worth reading/watching if you're thinking of trying it... Read More

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