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DIY Cottage Chic Herb Garden With Mason Jars

Growing herbs is something that any good cook should consider. This mason jar herb garden fits into the French country look that I have going on in my kitchen as part of a renovation, too. It’s the perfect DIY project for my vegetable gardening summer! I love cottage chic decor projects. They have a rustic appeal …

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Growing Perennials and Vegetables in one Garden Space

Squirrels in my garden last year made vegetable gardening a nightmare for me. This year, I decided to try combining perennials and vegetables in one garden bed to see how it worked out. I have long been interested in growing perennials.  Adding some vegetables into the mix gave my garden beds an interesting new look. …

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Creative Bird baths – DIY Garden Decor Projects

These Creative Bird baths make use of re-purposed items that you may have around the house. They add a whimsical touch to any garden decorating theme. This time of the year, it’s common for bird baths to get really dirty.  Check out the video on cleaning a bird bath for and easy solution to this …

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Boxwood Wreath Bird Feeder DIY Project

Some of you may remember that I made a boxwood wreath for the first time in December last year for Christmas.   I’ve long since removed the Christmas decorations but left it hanging and it has started to dry out.  I decided to re-purpose it into a bird feeder for my backyard test garden. My husband …

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Coffee Grounds for Hydrangeas, Roses and Camellias – A Natural Fertilizer

Using left over coffee grounds for roses and other plants that like a boost in nitrogen is a natural way to add fertilizer to your garden plants without the use of harsh chemicals. Don’t throw out those used coffee grounds.  There are lots of ways to put them use in your garden.  And more to the …

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My Favorite DIY Flower Projects – Gardening Creativity

DIY Flower Projects for those who Love Gardening in any Form These DIY Flower Projects appeal to me because they are not your normal run of the mill cut paper flower.  Most of those are cute but not very stylish looking to me. These projects take creativity to a whole new level. Some of them …

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Musical Planters – Creative Gardening Ideas

Creatively Gardening with Musical Planters My major in college was music, so I am drawn to anything that uses musical instruments, whether it be gardening projects or DIY ideas. Musical instruments make great garden planters. Most of them have an opening in them somewhere that a plant can fit. And when done, they are unique …

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Creative Gardening on my Pinterest Board

The Gardening Cook – Creative Gardening on Pinterest Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social media sites on the internet today.  The visual site uses a pin board type of view and appeals to those who love to browse by pictures. I have a huge number of Pinterest boards that showcase all of my …

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DIY Autumn Wreath Projects to Decorate your Front Door

Many people decorate their doors with Christmas wreaths for the festive season but Autumn leaves and other materials also lend themselves to DIY autumn wreath projects. There are colorful leaves, branches and twigs and acorns and pine cones all over the yard just asking to be dressed up.  Add these to some ribbon, a wreath …

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