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How To Make A Clay Pot Lighthouse
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How To Make A Clay Pot Lighthouse

Here’s a cool little project for those of you interested in a nautical theme or looking to put a lighthouse near a pool.Made from clay pots, over various sizes, “stacked” and painted to meet your needs and color scheme. Maybe even add an LED light to the top. Check out the materials and how to at the link below.

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Getting Rid Of Stink Bugs And Noisy Crickets

Have you ever wanted to fend off annoying stink bugs? At pestworld.org they share ten easy ways to do just that.You will learn how to find secret hiding places of stink bugs, and you will also utilize clever tactics to eliminate these pesky bugs from your residence.These tools will help free you from the awful smell emitted by these bugs, and you will find techniques which you can always use to rid yourself of this invasion.
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Create A Nautical Landscape Theme With A Canoe Pond

It’s always best to landscape with a plan. That is the 1 way to get the curb appeal you’re looking for.Have you ever considered creating a nautical theme for a landscape design? This idea could be a perfect start. Take a canoe and convert it into a pond. It makes a perfect addition to the deck.Grow water lilies, make it a koi pond or just an interesting water feature.
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Chemical Storage Cabinet

Question: Can you give some recommendations on a chemical storage cabinet for our home?We just moved into a new house, at our old house the chemicals (wrongly) sat on a wooden shelf with easy access. We know we need to store chemicals for our pool and garden properly and all locked up (especially with grand kids around).
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How To Attract Butterflies – Make A Feeder In 6 Simple Steps

Looking for a fun new project for your backyard or garden? Try a butterfly feeder!This post at Brightnest shows you how to create your own beautiful DIY feeder to attract butterflies of all species.Add an unbelievable element of beauty and create some new photo opportunities of butterflies right in your own backyard with a feeder you build yourself!
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How To Turn An Old Wheel Into A Mosaic Flower Planter

Many people like finding interesting, artistic uses for everyday household items and other things that some people would consider junk.If you are one of those artistic types that likes to find unusual uses for these kinds of items then we have something here you definitely will want to see.In this post you’ll see how to take a rusty old car wheel and turn it into a beautiful, colorful planter.
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Pesticide Use in The Garden… Are Respirator Masks Necessary?

Question: My question involves respirators for spraying pesticides in the garden. My husband handles all the “pest control” on our yard.He even tries at times to make his own natural homemade pesticides to use because he thinks they are safer and cheaper. However, should he wear pesticide masks when applying chemicals at home?
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How To Make A Clay Pot Lighthouse

Here’s a cool little project for those of you interested in a nautical theme or looking to put a lighthouse near a pool.Made from clay pots, over various sizes, “stacked” and painted to meet your needs and color scheme. Maybe even add an LED light to the top. Check out the materials and how to at the link below.
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How To Make A Container Pond In A Stock Tank

Ponds do not always need to be a “hole in the ground.” Pam Penick owner of Penick Landscape Design in Austin, Texas shares how to make a pond from start to finish using a stock tank. Click on the below for the how to details:Check out Pam’s book – Lawn Gone – Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard.
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How To Root Roses From Cuttings Step By Step Tutorial

Have you ever received a bouquet of roses that were so beautiful you wish you had a bush to enjoy them again.The folks over at Hartwood Roses have a great tutorial, step-by-step and full of images on how to root a rose.So next time you can keep that rose memory forever. You can find their visual tutorial here:If video is more your style, watch the youtube video from Grow Your Heirlooms.
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Making Roses Bloom With Coffee Grounds And Banana

We all plant roses for the flowers they produce. Naturally we want to make blooming as easy as possible without a lot of cost.With just a couple items from the kitchen – coffee and bananas – you may have your roses a blooming!Not only that… bananas help supply potassium which plays a critical role in helping the roses survive damaging climatic conditions such as frost and drought.
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