Winter blues already starting to send you in to gardening withdrawal? Here are 5 ways you can begin preparing your garden for spring.
When we have a small garden to work with things can be difficult when it comes to imagining doing much with the area.
Growing things is a time-honored tradition around the world. From the dawn of agriculture, people have been tending the land to produce crops to feed themselves and their families and communities, and for as long as people have had the luxury of their own little plot of land to beautify, gardening for pleasure has been a prevalent and much-beloved pastime.
Is your bathroom looking outdated and shabby? Are you searching for ideas to turn that space from boring to chic? Congratulations! You’re in the right place. We’ve got wonderful suggestions that would help transform your bathroom from drab to fab. RELATED POST: 8 Excellent Reasons to Do a Bathroom Makeover Turning your bathroom from bland […]
As Thanksgiving approaches, we at DIY Home & Garden have a whole lot to be grateful for. In the spirit of gratitude and appreciation, we tantalized our loyal readers last week with tons and tons of decorating and arranging ideas for the Thanksgiving table. Curious and a ‘little bit’ interested in how it all went […]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Another opportunity to be grateful, make merry, and FEAST! Now you’re grinning from ear to ear in remembrance….and anticipation. As we get ready to celebrate, we womenfolk are already thinking of ways to make the Thanksgiving table more beautiful and impressive than last year. Wanna make sure your family and […]
Fall is a season of colorful, beautiful flowers, and chrysanthemums (commonly referred to as mums) remain the season’s most popular blossom. Mums feature in almost every fall decor, whether you’re decorating your patio, porch or even the dining table! That’s why we’re all about the mums today. Here are 8 inspiring ways you can decorate […]
Recently, we talked about succulent vegetables you can enjoy planting in your garden this approaching fall. Today, we are focusing on the flowering species that are best suited to the autumn season. The fall season is usually a vibrant one characterized by lots and lots of beautiful colors and an enjoyable ambiance. Whether you’re a […]
Every season demands its own special decoration to highlight or emphasize its inherent characteristics. Autumn is no different and today we are going to check out 9 DIY ideas for decorating your patio this fall. A classic fall decoration combo is the pumpkin and mums duo. You know fall (and Halloween) is around the corner […]
Most of you probably clicked on this article just to be sure you read the title correctly and your eyes were not playing tricks on you. Well, thanks for clicking and yes, today we are going to find out to turn our yards into a bat-hive. RELATED POST: Banish Common Pests from Your Yard “Why […]
A while ago, I talked about plants that preferred a cool shade to the blazing heat of the sun’s rays. For those worried about the bare shaded spots in their gardens, that article sure did provide one or two ideas. Today, however, we are having the opposite: plants that thrive in sunlight. RELATED POST: 18 […]
Trying your hand at vegetable gardening these past few months? I bet you are enjoying yourself, nurturing your plants and watching those pretty flowers bloom. I hope our gardening posts have been of immense help to you in one way or the other. If they have, trust me when I say we feel extremely rewarded. If this is your first time, no worries, you can check out our super-helpful posts here.
There are some individuals who have this quite ‘classical’ view that those annoying creatures called mosquitoes are afraid of nothing and no-one. I used to belong to that group myself ever since I knew what that whining and buzzing sound in my ears meant. Those pesky mosquitoes are the bane of my life. Then I […]
Do you love gardening? Do you have a fuzzy canine friend or a proud feline buddy? If both answers are yes, then this article is for you. Some pretty-looking flowers and plants in your garden can prove to be straight up poison to your pets when ingested. Here are 5 common garden plants that are […]
Gardening in a small apartment might seem impossible and downright disheartening for those of us who love getting our hands dirty and seeing nature bloom around us. However, there have been recent ideas, techniques and suggestions from gardeners and agricultural experts on various ways to garden in a small space, with vertical gardening being the […]
How to make an easy door decoration to surprise your mom with this Mother’s Day without fainting at the bill! Spring is upon us (or at least we so hope it’s in the near future). And with spring means that any “seasonal,” “winter” decor that’s really just leftover Christmas cheer we’re clinging to is officially […]
Think you can’t entertain in small outdoor spaces? Guess again! Here are some hints on pulling off a party in a small outdoor area.
Take a look at five essential plants you’ll need for a successful butterfly garden.
The cutest of container gardens are easy to create with just a little time and imagination. In fact, any vessel or bucket can be turned into a container garden. In my opinion, unexpected containers add charm and a rustic folk-art appeal to your outdoor living space. Whether the container is large or small makes no […]
It’s simple to grow gorgeous roses when you follow these 5 easy hacks. Get growing!
Happy Spring Ya’ll! Time for some terra cotta pot makeovers! After burrowing away for the winter, I’ve been busy. I’ve been getting ready for planting my garden. Firstly, starting my seeds. Then planting my early-season lettuce, kale and spinach. Finally, planting annuals around the whole yard. My husband built me a fantastic outdoor potting bench […]