DIY Tools & Techniques

DIY Dirt-y Underwear Soil Analysis

Now, who says gardening can't be fun - when you can use cotton boxers to diagnose the nutrients in your soil?  The Soil Conservation Council of Canada is conducting a fun campaign.  They are asking you to "plant" a pair of 100% men's cotton underwear in the ground...

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DIY Potting Bench in an Hour for Under $5

As I am sure almost everyone out there knows from experience, it is hard to keep going when your back hurts. And even if you force yourself to keep going, at the end of the day it is hard to have a smile on your face and even harder to sleep. So, I am hugely in favor...

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Arch Trellis for Cukes, Melons, and Squash

Trellises are really critical in gardening if you want to grow up.  As discussed on a prior post, there are several reasons for growing up. One is the space saving aspect of growing up instead of growing horizontally.  In the same space, if you garden vertically, you...

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Cedar Tub Surround for Spa Feel in Bathroom

On those days you are beyond tired and ache all over, can you think of anything any better to relieve the stress than  long soak in the tub to escape it all for a moment? I certainly can't. If I can read a book on my relaxation journey with soft and fragrant candles...

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