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Milk Carton Bird Feeder: Shift Their Attention from the TV to the Window

Looking for a fun but simple project that will shift the whole family’s attention outside? Make some classic milk carton bird feeders together. Sometimes our favorite crafts are oldies but goodies for a reason!

Beneficial Garden Insects for Beginners

After planting fall seedlings, our garden was swarming with little flies. We decided to try introducing beneficial garden insects as a natural pest control solution, but we had no idea what we were doing! Click here to find out what we attempted, where we went wrong, and an overview of how 10 common beneficial garden insects can help you grow a healthy garden.

10 Vertical Garden Systems You Can Build on a Budget

We wanted to add more plants to our small patio garden, but we were quickly running out of room on the ground. Time to look up! This post is all about building our new vertical garden plus our favorite DIY budget friendly vertical garden systems from around the web.

What is a community garden (and will they let us join)?

In the first installment of the Bad Gardener Chronicles, I share our valiant attempt to grow sunflowers during the summer of 2020, and how that experience led to us seeking help before moving forward with fall veggies.

10 Vertical Garden Systems You Can Build on a Budget

10 Vertical Garden Systems You Can Build on a Budget

We wanted to add more plants to our small patio garden, but we were quickly running out of room on the ground. Time to look up! This post is all about building our new vertical garden plus our favorite DIY budget friendly vertical garden systems from around the web.

read more
Beneficial Garden Insects for Beginners

Beneficial Garden Insects for Beginners

After planting fall seedlings, our garden was swarming with little flies. We decided to try introducing beneficial garden insects as a natural pest control solution, but we had no idea what we were doing! Click here to find out what we attempted, where we went wrong, and an overview of how 10 common beneficial garden insects can help you grow a healthy garden.

read more

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