DIY Raised Beds For An Organic Garden |Guest Post: Arold Augustin

DIY raised beds can give you instant gratification. Growing your own food is one of the most satisfying things a gardener can do. If you would like to transform your garden into a productive and beautiful place that can provide for you and your household, one of the things you will have to do is think about creating the growing spaces required.

6 Vegetables to Plant in Your Fall Garden

Fall is just around the corner, and today we are looking at 6 vegetables to plant in your fall garden. If you are wondering what the hurry is all about as summer won't end for at least a month and some days, it's because autumn is your last chance to get fresh juicy vegetables from … Continue reading 6 Vegetables to Plant in Your Fall Garden

4 Tips On How To Prepare The Garden For Fall Vegetables

As summer continues, I am shifting focus to prepare the garden for fall vegetables that I will plant soon. Here are 4 tips on turning your summer garden into a fall vegetable harvest.

6 Ways to Upcycle an Old Chair

Continuing with our upcycling trend, we'd be looking at 6 ways to upcycle an old chair. For those of us who are still not sure of the difference between recycling and upcycling, we had a post solely focused on that last week. Do check it out. It's fun and educating! Upcycling simply means transforming or … Continue reading 6 Ways to Upcycle an Old Chair

How To Upcycle A Broken Chair Into A Planter

I've long been wanting to upcycle a broken chair into a planter for my yard. I have one particularly bare spot in my front flower bed that needed a good bit of color. Unfortunately, it gets full sun, during the hottest part of the day and nothing seems to thrive in this spot.

Growing Pains: Facing The Challenges of Urban Gardening | Guest Post By: Bob Gorman

Growing numbers of people are becoming convinced of the importance of eating locally- grown food. Considering that most of the world's populations live in cities, it is no coincidence that interest in urban gardening is growing.

Southwestern Bean Salad

Southwestern Bean Salad is a recipe I came up with on a moment's notice. It was prompted by necessity. We received a last minute invitation to a cookout with some friends.

How To Make Healthy Trail Mix For On The Go Snacks | Guest Post By: Jessamyn

Trail mix is a snack that is difficult to get right. It can either boost your energy excellently or make you feel unhealthy and ill. Nonetheless, trail mix can be a fantastic snack when you make it appropriately with nutritious ingredients.

Upcycled vs Recycled

The upcycled vs recycled debate is a long and ongoing one. Staunch supporters of each feel one is more beneficial to the environment than the other. If you love debates and are at the moment, rubbing your hands in glee at an opportunity to contribute your own quota to this controversial topic, err....sorry to disappoint … Continue reading Upcycled vs Recycled

Mere Mirror On The Wall? I Think Not! How To Refinish A Vintage Mirror

Mere mirror on the wall? I think not! Today I will show you how to refinish a vintage mirror properly. This ensures that it comes out without getting paint on the mirror or breaking the glass. It's a quick, fun, and easy project.