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No matter what your climate, these plant shelters expand your gardening options.

4 Ways to Use a Cold Frame

No matter what your climate, these plant shelters expand your gardening options

This plan doesn’t require a lot of tools, a contractor’s license, or 500 trips to the hardware store.

Easy-to-Build Cold Frame

Experience has taught me that the simplest solution is often the best. I wanted to spend more time using my new cold frame than building it, so I designed a compact, easy-to-move, low-maintenance box with a special feature: a hydraulic riser. This heat-sensitive opener regulates the temperature in the cold frame.

Make edging, stepping stones, or even a small patio with river rocks and mortar. Diy Garden Bar, Diy Garden Projects, Garden Crafts, Garden Design, Garden Bed, Patio Design, Herb Garden, Diy Garden Furniture, Interior Garden

Create a Pebble Mosaic

The potential applications of pebble mosaic are amazingly diverse, the materials are relatively inexpensive, and the results can be spectacular. I’ve used this medium to craft stepping stones, pathways, patios, walls, steps, ponds, fountains, and edging strips for lawns.

Nothing is more relaxing than the sound of moving water in the garden. Here’s how to build a one-of-a-kind pot fountain water feature in a weekend. Wooden Garden Edging, Cement Garden, Water Garden, Garden Pots, Garden Bed, Herb Garden, Diy Garden Projects, Diy Garden Decor, Garden Ideas

How to Build a Pot Fountain

Nothing is more relaxing than the sound of moving water in the garden. Here's how to build a one-of-a-kind pot fountain water feature in a weekend. This water feature consists of an underground, waterproof basin; sturdy grating; and a pot of your choice.

Learn how to make this wooden garden tote step by step with help from our sister site, Fine Woodworking. The garden tote is easy enough to complete in an afternoon, and is a handy tool for any avid gardener. Woodworking Magazine, Fine Woodworking, Fine Gardening, Bainbridge Island, Spring Photos, Diy Garden Projects, Wooden Garden, Garden Supplies, Cool Tools

Make a Wooden Garden Tote

Learn how to make this wooden garden tote step by step with help from our sister site, Fine Woodworking. The garden tote is easy enough to complete in an afternoon, and is a handy tool for any avid gardener.

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Three Garden Structures You Can Build

Lashed poles, hoops, and sticks give vining beans and tomatoes handsome support

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How to Repot Container Plants

Most healthy container garden plants eventually outgrow their pots. Learn how to repot plants so your containers stay happy and beautiful.

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Planning Your First Water Garden

The information in this article should give you the background and vocabulary you need to start planning a water garden.

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Building an outdoor shower for your garden

There are several types of outdoor showers, but the most practical is an enclosed design attached to the house. It’s convenient, private, and the least expensive way to run hot water outdoors. If you’re thinking about building an attached shower in your own backyard, follow these guidelines to ensure a smart design.

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Master the Art of Transplanting

Moving a plant from one place to another doesn’t come naturally to all gardeners. If you’re a bit uneasy when contemplating it, you may be more in tune with plants than those of us eagerly wielding our spades. Transplanting is an unnatural situation.

Learn how to make this wooden garden tote step by step with help from our sister site, Fine Woodworking. The garden tote is easy enough to complete in an afternoon, and is a handy tool for any avid gardener. Woodworking Magazine, Fine Woodworking, Fine Gardening, Bainbridge Island, Spring Photos, Diy Garden Projects, Wooden Garden, Garden Supplies, Cool Tools

How to make a wooden garden tote

Learn how to make this wooden garden tote step by step with help from our sister site, Fine Woodworking. The garden tote is easy enough to complete in an afternoon, and is a handy tool for any avid gardener.

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Are Pressure Treated Woods Safe in Garden Beds?

Gardeners have used pressure-treated wood for decades in raised beds and as posts, but on December 31, 2003, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned the sale of lumber treated with chromated copper arsenate (CCA) for residential use. Concerns have focused on the leaching of arsenic from pressure-treated wood.

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Creating an Outdoor Shower

There are several types of outdoor showers, but the most practical is an enclosed design attached to the house. It’s convenient, private, and the least expensive way to run hot water outdoors. If you’re thinking about building an attached shower in your own backyard, follow these guidelines to ensure a smart design.

Many gardeners believe that utilizing compost is an integral part of creating a healthier garden ecosystem. It's also an affordable way to create good soil for your garden. Take a look at our collection of composting articles here. How To Start Composting, Square Foot Gardening, Herbs Indoors, Urban Homesteading, Diy Garden Projects, Organic Gardening, Vegetable Gardening, Companion Planting, Planting Seeds

Everything You Need to Know About Composting

Learn how to start composting, from how to build a compost bin to care and upkeep. See tips and tricks for starting your own composting project, and create an endless supply of healthy nutritious fertilizer for your garden beds.

Put your personal touch on your container display. Learn how to paint your own clay pots in this tutorial from Fine Gardening. Diy Garden Projects, Diy Craft Projects, Garden Ideas, Craft Ideas, Fine Gardening, Container Gardening, Painted Clay Pots, Terracotta Pots, Garden Art

Painting Clay Pots

Put your personal touch on your container display. Learn how to paint your own clay pots in this tutorial from Fine Gardening.

Use this step by step guide to build an easy to assemble garden bench in under an hour. With the right tools and 60 minutes, you can put together a pretty and easy DIY bench and enjoy lounging in the garden this year! Diy Wood Projects, Outdoor Projects, Furniture Projects, Garden Projects, Home Projects, Wood Crafts, Diy Garden Furniture, Diy Outdoor Furniture, Rustic Furniture

Build a Garden Bench in an Hour

Use this step by step guide to build an easy to assemble garden bench in under an hour. With the right tools and 60 minutes, you can put together a pretty and easy DIY bench and enjoy lounging in the garden this year!