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How to Build Simple Garden Shades

So, out here in Arizona, all your work, toil and effort in your garden can be quickly eradicated when the triple digit degrees come. Luckily, there are ways to extend the life of your garden.  In our case, we have two raised garden beds that are on the north side of our house.  This helps […]

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How To Build A Pea Trellis for Your Garden

You’ll quickly notice the simple design of this pea trellis.  It was conceived using some basic ideas and some scrap wood from another project that never materialized.  If you’re a reader of our site, you’ll find that we always appreciate using recycled and/or sustainably harvested woods for most projects, where possible.  It just so happens […]

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Why Should You Choose Concrete Outdoor Planters?

You do not have to have a green thumb to take pride in your garden. One of the best ways to maintain your outdoor space is to install outdoor planters. In fact, planters can provide you with the necessary space to create your own patio garden or a place to grow your own herbs.  When […]

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My Newly Overseeded Winter Lawn Using Perennial Rye Grass

Here where I live in Arizona, we get a bit longer of a summer growing season for our grass.  In fact, this past year, it wasn’t until the last half of October that conditions were even right for overseeding.  Typically, the recommendations are that you don’t overseed your lawn until the average overnight temperatures are […]

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How to Make A Compost Bin: Standard and Creative Ideas

Making a compost bin is actually a very simple project. If you’re at all familiar with our site, you know that we promote projects that DIYer types can enjoy and handle in one to two weekends. This project is even more beneficial in that you can learn how to make a compost bin in no […]

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