There are plenty of articles and websites that say rabbits can be deterred by dogs.  Apparently the rabbits on our property do not read. We have a bull mastiff and a great pyrenees that... Read More
Keep An Opened Tube Of Caulk From Drying Out Apply a generous amount of hot glue to the opening of the caulk tube.  Keep adding layers to create a plug, which you can easily remove the... Read More
DIY Plant Fertilizer

DIY Plant Fertilizer

After a few Pinterest project fails, I was a little nervous about using the DIY plant fertilizers that were being posted.  Without knowing why different amounts of ingredients were being added,... Read More
Sprouting Seeds - Transplant Made Easy

Sprouting Seeds - Transplant Made Easy

The Problem I've tried virtually all the seed sprouting tricks posted on Pinterest and elsewhere on the internet.  I sprout a lot of seeds, so I wanted to find a quick and efficient process... Read More
How To Propogate Mona Lavender (Plectranthus)

How To Propogate Mona Lavender (Plectranthus)

Mona Lavender is said to be in the same plant family as Swedish Ivy (notice the purple undersides of the leaves?).  I won't go into how to care for it other than it likes half sun/shade and... Read More
We planted Milkweed late last year after hearing of the Monarch Butterfly decline.  This year, the plants were getting bigger and starting to fill out.  By mid-August, the tall plants... Read More
Growing Kiwi From Seed

Growing Kiwi From Seed

This should fall under the "Saw a bunch of seeds inside a fruit and figured I'd try to grow some" category, because that's how this project started.  After a couple of internet... Read More
DIY Benches And Coffee Table

DIY Benches And Coffee Table

These benches were made to match our DIY patio tables.  I used a similar design as for the tables but made the legs shorter.  I had already purchased the cushions off of Craigslist, so I... Read More
A round of storms took our umbrellas, as well as the glass patio tables they were insterted into, and created a shattered, mangled mess.    In all honesty, the old glass and metal tables... Read More

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