Bird Nesting Material in a Rusty Spring

Bird Nesting Material in a Rusty Spring

We have a lot of birds that frequent our yard. We offer multiple bird feeders, bird baths, and bird houses (many of which are upcycling projects of mine), and I wanted to make a new one for them. Bird nesting material is something I wanted to make plentiful for them, and I had an idea of just how to do it.Read more ›

Suet Feeder in a Coffee Mug

Suet Feeder in a Coffee Mug

I love to feed the wild birds in my yard all year long, especially during the cold winter months. So I decided to make a suet feeder that would keep them fat, happy, and healthy through the cold winter. And to keep it extra interesting (and very Sadie-esque), I decided to try my hand at making homemade bird suet that I would pour in a coffee mug.
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DIY Projects for Backyard Birds

DIY Projects for Backyard Birds

If you build it, they will come: true for baseball movies and true for backyard birds! Because if you have feeders, houses, and water sources, birds will definitely make their way to your yard. Here are a few DIY ideas to get you started.Read more ›

How to Design an Inviting Front Yard Garden

How to Design an Inviting Front Yard Garden

The front yard is a passerby or visitor’s first impression of your home and you. It is also the first thing you see when you leave or return to your home.

A front yard garden should reflect the people who live in the house and make the space feel warm and inviting, offering a welcoming path to the front door. This will look different for each person: perhaps you envision a cottage garden, formal landscaping, or practical yet attractive vegetable beds.Read more ›

The Best Gardening Books for Beginners in 2024

The Best Gardening Books for Beginners in 2024

Are you excited to dive into gardening but overwhelmed by all the choices and conflicting advice? We’ve compiled a carefully curated list of some of the best gardening books that cater to everyone, from newcomers to seasoned gardeners.Read more ›

Hydroponics for Beginners: What Is The Nutrient Film Technique?

Hydroponics for Beginners: What Is The Nutrient Film Technique?

The nutrient film technique, or NFT, is an effective but relatively simple hydroponic growing setup designed to give your plants all the essential nutrients they need using a recirculating system.Read more ›

Outdoor Planters That Enhance Your Space

Outdoor Planters That Enhance Your Space

Regarding outdoor planters, one has many choices for a suitable vessel. First, consider what colors compliment your existing decor.

What functionality are you looking for? You may need something to hang on a vertical wall or rest on the floor or a plant stand. Do you want something that suspends from the ceiling, such as a macramé hanger?

Some people like weird and unusual ideas for their yards. Are you an environmentalist who prefers reusing items instead of buying new planters? Continue reading to learn more about what might work best for you and your plants.Read more ›

Recycled Yard Decor Ideas

Recycled Yard Decor Ideas

Yard decor, especially recycled yard decor, is such a fun way to show off your personality outside. Whether you like bright and whimsical decorations or quaint and sweet elements, the same thing holds true: all of it makes for fun DIY projects!Read more ›

Fun and Junky Planters for Your Yard

Fun and Junky Planters for Your Yard

Using unique and unexpected items as planters is always in style at this time of year. Whether it comes from a flea market, a thrift store, or the storage shed out back, I always ask the same question: What can I plant in this? And if you’re on the hunt for some inspiration for a few planters with personality, then you’ve come to the right place.Read more ›

5 Cool DIY Pergola Ideas To Try

5 Cool DIY Pergola Ideas To Try

Are you tired of your boring backyard? Let me paint the picture: just grass and one tree, maybe a small concrete patio? Now let’s spice that backyard up! These 5 Cool DIY pergola ideas are sure to elevate your backyard.Read more ›