Gardening Projects

How to Make a Lightbulb Greenhouse

I've had this project on my list for years. As a fan of DIY hacks, any sort of repurposed/reused doodads, AND ...
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How to Grow Legumes: Yin-Yang Beans

Are you looking to grow something different this year? If you're anything like me, you want to break the monotony ...
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DIY Grape Trellis – High Cordon Trellis System

This summer, H and I built a grape trellis for the garden plot. I've been wanting to grow my own ...
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Harvesting and Saving Tomato Seeds

So last month I taught myself how to save seeds from garden vegetables. I figure if I'm going to keep gardening, ...
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3 Tips for Growing a Humongous Basil Plant

Fresh basil is awesome in the summer. You can add it to bruschetta toppings, pasta sauces, or make pesto from ...
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DIY: How to Make an Indoor Greenhouse

In a previous post, I complained that certain plants weren't growing well. These were tropical plants grown from grocery store seeds, suffering ...
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Growing grocery store plants: Tamarind PART 1

So it's been a while since I've attempted to grow anything from a grocery store plant, but winter is coming ...
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How to grow an avocado plant from a grocery store avocado pit

This post is a spin-off from Growing Grocery Store Plants: pomegranate, sweet granadilla and lemon. Due to the popularity of ...
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Growing passion fruit from grocery store seeds: Part 1

So I've been wanting to grow passion fruit for a while. It's a beautiful plant. Flowers bloom on the vine, their petals white with ...
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Grow your own peanut plant PART 3 (FINALE)

A continuation of Grow your own peanut plant PART ONE and PART TWO . . . . I know this ...
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Grow your own peanut plant: Part 2 (UPDATE)

Some of you may remember that I started growing a peanut plant some months ago. I am very happy to ...
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Growing grocery store plants: pomegranate, sweet granadilla and lemon

It's the end of May and stores across the city are opening up their garden centers and stocking their shelves with ...
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Grow your own alfalfa sprouts

I first started growing my own alfalfa sprouts last summer when I decided that it made no sense for me to ...
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Grow your own peanut plant

Alright, well I don't know about you but I try to stay frugal with my gardening while keeping things interesting ...
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