You a Willy-nilly Sander? Here's How to Sand Wood More Effectively.

You a Willy-nilly Sander? Here's How to Sand Wood More Effectively.

Confession: At my worst, I have been a willy-nilly sander. At best, a guilty, unsure sander, not...

5 Myths About Composting: Confessions From a Reluctant Composter

5 Myths About Composting: Confessions From a Reluctant Composter

It’s a testament to the efficiency and beauty that is Nature, that simple kitchen materials paired...

How to Build a Beautiful, Unique, and Mostly FREE Garden Fence

How to Build a Beautiful, Unique, and Mostly FREE Garden Fence

Spring is rapidly approaching, and like other gardeners, my green thumb is starting to itch, like...

A Contest and a Learning Curve: My First Upholstery Project,

A Contest and a Learning Curve: My First Upholstery Project,

I’m weird. I’m super, super competitive–though not in an unhealthy way, I don’t think–but I don’t...

On Understanding the Lifecycle of a Biennial; in This Case, a Foxglove

On Understanding the Lifecycle of a Biennial; in This Case, a...

One major way to cut costs in the cottage garden (or any garden!) is to grow plants from seed...

Creating A Fairy Garden in the Garden

Creating A Fairy Garden in the Garden

Most fairy gardens that I've observed are separate entities, and while adorable, including a fairy...

Creating a Cottage Garden From Seed

Creating a Cottage Garden From Seed

How does one create an affordable, moderately sized "cottage" garden when individuals plants can...

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