Build a straw bale greenhouse!

Straw Bale Greenhouse

A greenhouse made from straw bales? It’s certainly interesting but many would be doubtful about this idea. Yes, it’s affordable (even money-saving for some), environment friendly and provides good insulation. But is it strong enough? The good news is a straw bale greenhouse is just like any other construction project – it could either be a disaster or […]

DIY Concrete Garden Bed Brace

Growing your own produce is a great way to cut on food costs. Building your own raised garden bed is a perfect start. However, you will find that through years of gardening, you’ll have to replace the end boards of your raised bed due to rotting. These corner braces made from concrete are the solution. […]

How to build a rain shower fountain

Rain Shower Fountain Samples

Here’s a DIY project that will turn your backyard into an amazing outdoor space! It looks magnificent, doesn’t it? This rain shower fountain was built by the owners themselves, and with the right tools, you can definitely build one yourself too! It’s a simple but elegant water feature that will no doubt look great in any […]

Transform Old Crates into a Train Planter

Old Crate Train Planter

Want another fun garden idea? This train planter is easy to make and is just made out of old crates! If you’ve got access to used wooden crates, repurposing them as train planters are one beautiful project you can do with them. It will surely make your yard a happier place, and kids especially will love […]

Build Your Own Fire Pit Swing Set

Thinking of improving your outdoor living space? Adding outdoor furniture is great when you have a roof to protect cushions against sudden rain. But if you have a wonderful open space, then this fire pit swing set is perfect for you! A fire pit swing set like this not only adds appeal to your home […]

How to build a spud box and grow potatoes in four square feet

Spud Box Main Image

Nothing beats fresh, healthy food every day at the dining table. Store-bought vegetables simply can’t match the flavor of homegrown produce. Vine-ripened tomatoes have a fuller flavor. Homegrown squash is without scratches. Leaf lettuce is perfectly crisp. Basil is fresh and aromatic. The list goes on. Aside from making sure the whole family is well-nourished […]

How to Make Your Own Macrame Plant Holder

I love indoor plants. They calm me. I don’t know how it is with other people but I feel like indoor plants absorb all the negativity. Hanging plants, especially, create positive energy inside our home. That’s why I love putting green spaces inside. A friend introduced me to macramĂ© plant holders. I instantly fell in […]

Herb Hive

Herb Hive

People have used herbs for their culinary and healing properties for thousands of years. Today, herbs remain as popular as ever. Cooks love the unique flavors that herbs lend to all kinds of food and drink. Herbalists treasure the healing qualities of certain flowers, leaves, and roots. Gardeners value herbs for all these excellent qualities, […]

Make a unique garden planter from an old towel!

Cement Towel Planter Main Image

Creativity is such a broad concept, it’s difficult to define. Finding examples of creativity would be a much easier challenge. And when it comes to good housekeeping, creativity properly includes clever repurposing. For instance, here’s an interesting project made with an old bath towel. Take a look in the linen cupboard. Have you got a […]

5 Ideas to Upgrade Your Outdoor Patio Experience

Does your outdoor patio need a new look for the season of barbecues and sun tanning? Gear up for the months ahead by giving your outdoor space a refreshing transformation. These ideas prove that it doesn’t take much to upgrade your outdoor patio. New Pillows Comfy new pillows are a great way to perk up […]