Inspiration for simple DIY home and garden projects, natural crafts, and homemade healing remedies.

How to Dry Herbs at Home

By Tabitha Alterman

You’ll never buy dried herbs again after you try one or more of these six methods for drying your own herbs at home.

My Garden Journal

By Joanna Ridenour

Keeping a "Garden Miscellany" book

How to Make Seed Tape – Step-by-Step

By Margaret Mishra

If you’ve ever tried to sow teeny, tiny seeds directly into the garden, you know how frustrating it can be. Not only is the seed difficult to handle, especially when you are perched on the edge of a garden bed, but it’s hard to see once it’s in the soil. Seed tape solves these issues and, what’s more, you can prepare it ahead of time, sitting at your kitchen table, no matter the weather.

Grow Insect Eating Plants in a Window Bog

by Chantal Aida Gordon and Ryan Benoit

Keep insects at bay in a window bog filled with carnivorous plants.


Easy Chrysanthemum Cuttings

By Tonya Barnett

Chrysanthemums are always a fall favorite. Believe it or not, it's also insanely easy to propagate your plants for more of those bright autumn blooms!

Preparing for Spring Vegetable Gardening

By Jacqueline Smith

Learn helpful tips on how to prepare for spring vegetable gardening. Soil, water, compost and pest management are the topics highlighted.

Herbs in the Flower Garden

By Joanna Ridenour

If you do not have the desired room for an herb garden plant the herbs among your flowers.

Build a Bog Container

by Chantal Aida Gordon and Ryan Benoit     

Build a bog window box for your marshy soil loving plants for perfect window viewing.