Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms

Growing fruits, vegetables, and herbs in your backyard is a well-known way to have easy access to fresh food. But what about growing your own mushrooms?

Gorgeous Ornamental Gourds

Both edible and ornamental gourds are favorites for craft projects, with a wide variety of shapes and colors to enjoy.



Can't get enough? Find more inspiration for simple home and garden projects, natural crafts, and homemade healing remedies in the Heirloom Gardener DIY archives.

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Grow Your Own Lithops

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