Creative Gardens – Fall Self-Watering Planter
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I am so excited. This is my favorite project so far! An old wooden crate turned into a self watering planter – and It turned out amazing! I was looking for a creative garden ideas for a fall planter. My … Read More

Flea Market Gardening – DIY Succulent Terrarium
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Here is another planter I made from my flea market hunting. I found the pieces around the same time as the pieces for the Flea Market Planter. I love these pieces together, and the shabby chic, rustic look of it … Read More

Pop Bottle Planters – DIY Creative Recycled Garden Project
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Why Pop Bottle Planters? Too much plastic trash The average American throws away about 185 pounds of plastic each year. The making of plastic uses about 8 percent of the world’s oil production, and about 50 percent of this, we … Read More

DIY Plant Hanger – Copper Strapping and Leather Cording
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  I have become so enamored with hanging planters. Any way to put a plant on a wall is good, but the creative hangers seen online are so fun! I have started to make hangers out of anything and everything … Read More

Lilac Tree Pruning
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Lilacs are pretty, fragrant bushes when in bloom. Occasionally they are neglected and can become overgrown, thus inhibiting their full blooming potential. Lilac bushes can be maintenance pruned gently each Spring, or old lilac bushes can be hard pruned to … Read More

Creative Gardens – How to Rejuvenate an Old Flower Pot
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Do you have an old, ugly flower pot? This old planter is at least 10 years old. It is one of those foam flower pots with a thin coating of faux terra cotta. It is old, cracked, flaking, and the terra … Read More

Flea Market Hanging Planter – Ombres Planter from Wood Bowls
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  Here is another hanging planter project made from flea market finds. These bowls were bought a while ago from Goodwill – I had planned on making more serving bowls on pedestals, but they just didn’t work out. They were … Read More

Flea Market Planter – Succulent Planter from Goodwill
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This flea market planter is not exactly a hanging planter, but it is definitely a cool creative planter. And, it does technically fit the definition of “flowerups” by raising the planter on a cute pedestal! This succulent planter was made … Read More

10 Best Herb Garden Thrillers for your Container Garden
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Large Herbs as Window Box Thrillers When planting my front door container garden this year, I was wondering what to plant for the thriller, and decided I wanted to use a large, interesting herb as a focal point. By now, … Read More

The Balcony Garden – 5 Great Ways to Grow a Balcony Garden
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  If you worry about growing a garden because all you have available is a small balcony in an urban setting, have no fear! There are several solutions to your problem, each one unique and simple, yet elegant and gorgeous. … Read More

DIY Flea Market Planter – Succulent Display
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More DIY planters from flea market finds I have been collecting wooden doo-dads from Goodwill for a while now. I take them home, paint them white and distress them. And then, I wait for inspiration to hit. (or throw them … Read More

Easter Planters for Spring Porch Decorating
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Spring is coming. No, it really is, I promise. Believe me, no one wants Spring and sun more than I do! So, as I am sitting here with over one foot of snow outside, what better way is there to … Read More

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