Garden DIY

Tips for controlling and getting rid of fruit flies in your home with a homemade fruit fly trap. Tips for controlling and getting rid of fruit flies in your home with a homemade fruit fly trap.

Anyone who has ever left a few bananas sitting out or forgotten to change their garbage knows all too well the problem with fruit flies. It seems that once they’ve invaded your kitchen, you can’t get rid of them. You can scrub, clean, remove tempting fruit and spray the garbage can with disinfectants, but they…

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Creative ideas for making homemade plant markers for your backyard garden. Creative ideas for making homemade plant markers for your backyard garden.

I’m always looking for creative DIY ideas, especially for the garden. It’s fun to make homemade garden decor to brighten up your garden or backyard. I’ve rounded up some creative ideas for making plant markers for your garden. Some require more artistic abilities than others, there is something for all levels of creative abilities! Fork…

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Tips for using household items like egg shells, coffee grounds, epsom salt, and grass clippings to make all natural homemade fertilizer for your garden. Tips for using household items like egg shells, coffee grounds, epsom salt, and grass clippings to make all natural homemade fertilizer for your garden.

If you have a garden, then you know how important it is to fertilize your plants in order for them to grow and produce abundant crops. Vegetables need several basic nutrients in order to thrive: nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus. They also require trace nutrients such as calcium, iron, and magnesium. Here are some easy all-natural…

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Creative ideas for decorating your backyard fence with DIY flower and herb planters. Creative ideas for decorating your backyard fence with DIY flower and herb planters.

If you are looking for ways to add more visual appeal to your back yard, then consider decorating your garden or back yard fence with these easy DIY planters. You can hang one pot or an entire herb garden in just a few simple steps. Hang a Pot Have you ever considered hanging a flower…

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Make your own plant food! Looking for a way to make your own plant food? Easily make your own inexpensive homemade plant food from ingredients you probably already have on hand. Make your own plant food! Looking for a way to make your own plant food? Easily make your own inexpensive homemade plant food from ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Did you ever wonder if you could make homemade plant food? Over the years our readers have submitted some of their tips for making their favorite homemade plant food. One of my personal favorites is to use Epsom salts. Did you know you can use Epsom salts in the garden too? After you pick out…

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