DIY – arts and crafts

How to Grow and Use Calendula Flowers

How to Grow and Use Calendula Flowers

Learn why calendula flowers, also known as “pot marigolds” or “English marigolds”, are one of the most versatile, long lasting, and useful plants in the garden!
All About Flowering Holiday Plants

All About Flowering Holiday Plants

Every season brings a fresh array of potted flowering holiday plants that are perfect for decorating or for special occasions. Learn how to care for the most popular flowering holiday plants and get ideas for plants you can use to refresh your seasonal décor.
Make Your Own Gift Tags with Dried Flowers

Make Your Own Gift Tags with Dried Flowers

It’s easy to dry flowers for decorating gift cards. Learn three methods for preserving fresh flowers that can be crafted into artful gift tags that are sure to be appreciated just as much as the gift!
Decorate Eggs Using Plants and Natural Dyes

Decorate Eggs Using Plants and Natural Dyes

An entirely unique and completely natural way to dye eggs! Combine inks made from vegetables and bits of flora found in your yard to decorate eggs.
Make Natural Ink from Plants

Make Natural Ink from Plants

This is a perfect DIY project for gardeners and artists, including kids! Collect your favorite colors from your garden and backyard (or your spice cabinet and refrigerator) and get ready to make natural ink. We’ll show you how!
Grow a Teacup Garden

Grow a Teacup Garden

Foliage plants potted into teacups are a charming and unexpected way to display your houseplants.
Easy to Make Catnip Toys

Easy to Make Catnip Toys

These garden-themed toys are the purrrfect way to please your favorite feline and put your home-grown catnip to good use. Super-simple to make and they're also a terrific gift for anyone with a cat.
DIY Painted Rocks for Your Garden

DIY Painted Rocks for Your Garden

Painting rocks is simple and fun. And better yet, you can use your artwork to put a unique stamp on your garden.
Make a Hanging Air Plant Ornament

Make a Hanging Air Plant Ornament

An easy step-by-step DIY project for a charming air plant holder.
Thanksgiving Recipe Collection

Thanksgiving Recipe Collection

An assortment of super-easy recipes perfect for holiday gatherings.
3 Gourd Decorating Ideas

3 Gourd Decorating Ideas

Dried gourds are ideal for crafting into decorations. Here are three super-easy styles everyone will want to try!
DIY Centerpiece: Apple Candleholders

DIY Centerpiece: Apple Candleholders

With a few quick and easy steps, you can turn a fresh apple into a beautiful candleholder.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

plant library

Plant Library

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