If you are anything like me, you’ve accumulated quit a number of t-shirts over the years through various events, concerts, schools, and businesses. If you can’t bear to part with those t-shirts, or to use them as work shirts or rags, here’s an idea to preserve the memories, while still upcycling them into something new […]
We recently published a post on cold frames you can make with repurposed materials, but none of the ones we listed are quite like the one my husband built over the weekend, so I want to show you how we built a cold frame from straw bales, old glass doors and some scrap wood!
I love plants in profusion, and this means that my garden often looks like a jungle rather than a well-groomed garden. My husband despairs of ever figuring out what plants are there on purpose. Since I also intentionally grow some medicinal weeds, I’m not really helping. This is where plant markers come in. Whether you’re […]
Trellises serve an important function in the garden. They can be completely utilitarian or they can be a work of art. The best part is that with a little ingenuity, they can cost pennies or even be free. They can be assembled in minutes or toiled away year after year to become an intricate masterpiece. […]
Ready to help the kids make bird feeders or fun animals from old toilet paper tubes? How about a cute window planter to give brighten a room? From easy kid crafts to coiled magazine pages turned into beautiful bowls, this roundup of Earth Day Crafts has something for everyone!