• grow cuttings for gifts

    Growing Cuttings for Gifts

    If you’d like to learn how to propagate new plants from cuttings, the best way is to just go ahead and give it a try. In this video, you’ll see…

  • uniquely shaped and colored squash topped with colorful succulents

    Cherry’s Succulent-Topped Pumpkins

    Today we’re visiting with Cherry Ong in Richmond, British Columbia. Fall is the time to close the garden, and it seems like making topped pumpkins has become a tradition for…

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    Create Winter Tussie-Mussies With Cuttings From Your Garden

    Tussie-mussies are small flower bundles that were worn, carried as fashion accessories, and given as gifts during the Victorian era. They were popularized by Queen Victoria, who often carried around…

  • DIY garden structures

    Three Garden Structures You Can Build

    Lashed poles, hoops,l and sticks give vining beans and tomatoes handsome support. These structures, from the gardens of historic Old Salem, a Moravian village in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, are a…

  • How-To

    Build a Garden Bench in an Hour

    Every garden could use a few more places to sit. Perhaps you have an out-of-the-way nook that could benefit from a simple perch for visitors to rest on, or maybe…

  • edible plants growing in terra cotta pots

    Fanciful DIY Kitchen-Garden Container Ideas

    Sometimes it’s best not to ask why. I kept reminding myself of this as I toured the annual Festival des Jardins, the garden festival held at the Château de Chaumont…

  • Video

    How to Plant Bulbs

    Spring bulbs are always a welcome sight, a sign that the cold months are drawing to an end and the warm sunshine is coming soon. However, some gardeners may not…

  • How-To

    How to Make a Hydrangea Wreath | Video

    Hydrangeas are a huge favorite among gardeners from all over. They accent any garden beautifully and can make gorgeous decorations as well. Find out more about low-maintenance, long-lasting hydrangeas in this…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Keep Your Seedlings Warm With A Holiday Light Heated Low Tunnel

    Don’t put away your holiday lights away just yet! You can repurpose them to keep your seedlings warm. In this project, I 'take it outside’ and combine the lighted board…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Build A Moveable Straw Bale Cart

    This cart allows you to have a moveable straw bale garden on a deck or patio.