Garden DIY

  • holiday wreath with white branches and purple berries
    Design

    Wreath Making with Cherry

    December is around the corner, which means it's time for holiday decorating. And today Cherry Ong is sharing some of her incredible holiday wreath creations. She combines basic wreaths with…

  • bottle gourds growing
    How-To

    How to Grow Bottle Gourds

    Let's face it, growing gourds is confusing. Bottle gourds are cucurbits, members of the gourd family Cucurbitaceae. Both beginner and experienced gardeners generally can recognize the basic similarities they share…

  • tussie-mussie
    Design

    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…

  • holiday garden crafts
    Collection

    8 Easy Holiday Garden Crafts

    As temperatures start to cool and there are fewer chores to do outside, I start thinking about how I can extend the gardening season. One way is to start dreaming…

  • Seasonal Decorations From the Garden
    Design

    Ideas for Seasonal Decorations From the Garden

    Today, regular GPOD contributor Cherry Ong in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, is sharing her from-the-garden season decorations: Given COVID and all the chaos surrounding it, I've found relief and refuge…

  • How-To

    Water Wisely With Drip Irrigation

    Give plants moisture when and where they need it

  • Design

    Build a Copper Pipe Trellis

    Simple techniques transform plumbing pipes into functional garden structures

  • How-To

    DIY Raised Bed (Removable) Pest Gate

    This do-it-yourself pest gate is removable and can help keep out unwanted guests.