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7 Home Maintenance Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier

Having a house is much nicer that having an apartment. It is great for families and it gives you a lot of space. However, it does represent an enormous responsibility. There is always something that needs to be checked and repaired. Due to this fact, running a household can be a real pain. But, itRead More

Finding the Right Supplier for Your Temporary Fencing Needs in Edmonton

Finding the Right Supplier for Your Temporary Fencing Needs in Edmonton

One of the hardest jobs a person will take on in their life is as a small business owner. Among the most complex industries to get involved in construction. When constructing a building, you will have to take into account a number of different factors and neglecting any one of them can lead to aRead More

How to Take Care of Your Lawn During the Winter

How to Take Care of Your Lawn During the Winter

During the winter months, a common theme creates difficulty for all green fingered gardeners out there, how to keep your garden looking in tip top condition under all the rain, frost and the occasional traces of snow which can be found on those dull winter mornings. Luckily for you, there are some shortcuts which canRead More

Create a Chic Place to Entertain in Your Garden – Whatever the Weather

Create a Chic Place to Entertain in Your Garden – Whatever the Weather

When you want to kick back with your friends and enjoy some food, wine and good conversation, it is always nice to be able to do it in your garden. Something about being outside of the main house just makes everybody feel more relaxed and informal, and there is no temptation to stick a movieRead More

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3 Things Exterminators Check During Termite Inspections

Mud Tubes  Mud tubes (or “shelter” tubes, as they are also known) are one way for either you or an exterminator to determine whether there are termites on the property.While there are three different types of termite, the most common kind is the subterranean termite, which survives best underground.  While termites will simply eat theirRead More

Everyday Tips for Maintaining the House

Everyday Tips for Maintaining the House Spotless

Keeping your house squeaky clean can be tough, but only if you’re not aware of the following cleaning tips. Here are the essential tips, tricks, and habits you need for maintaining a spotlessly clean house: Have a Trash/Clutter Box Clutter is everyone’s enemy. And with everything in a busy person’s schedule, it can be almostRead More

Creative Roofing ideas for your home

DIY: Roofing Ideas For Your Home

Taking on the challenge of do-it-yourself roofing can be a scary task.  However, if you take the time to determine the best method for roofing in your area, you can save a ton of money.  Make sure to check with your neighborhood association (if you have one) to ensure that you are following the rulesRead More

9 Strategies To Decorate Glass Doors In Your Home

9 Strategies To Decorate Glass Doors In Your Home

If you’re in love with lighting as means of decorating a house, just like I am, then you know how much value glass doors add to a living space. Even though some would say it kills any sort of privacy one might have in a room, others would disagree, as decorating glass doors in certainRead More

Cool Roll-It Experimental Housing

Cool Roll-It Experimental Housing

Can you imagine living in a cylinder? Some of the folks over at the University of Karlsruhe have certainly given it a thought. The Roll-It is an experimental house that’s a product of a collaboration among different institutes in the University of Karlsruhe. It has a cylindrical design that makes it unique as house structure.Read More

Picnic Table Hammock for Ultimate Fun and Relaxation

After a scrumptious feast, don’t you just want to lie down and doze off? Same is true when you’re out in picnics or outdoor get togethers with family or friends. If you had this clever picnic table hammock, you can do just that! Designed by Encore Heureux Studio, this two-in-one table is very easy to use.Read More

Repurpose Plastic Bottles into Hedgehog Garden Planters

Repurpose Plastic Bottles into Hedgehog Garden Planters

When you find yourself with nothing to do in your garden as you’ve already done most of the garden chores for the season, you can spend time beautifying it. One way to add a funky personality to your garden space is to add cute hedgehog planters like these. These are easy DIY projects made ofRead More

Unique Swimming Pool Ideas A Kidney Shaped Pool

Unique Swimming Pool Ideas: A Kidney Shaped Pool

Take a refreshing dip in this artistic pool shaped like a kidney. As the centerpiece, it features an abstract sculpture made by Adaline Kent. The pool is located at the Donnell Garden in Sonomoa, California. The place was created by Thomas Church in 1948 for owners Jean and Dewey Donnell. The site was a formerRead More

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Ulaelu Outdoor Kitchen Design

Why suffer the heat and discomfort of an indoor kitchen when you can breathe in fresh air and enjoy cool breeze outdoors? The Ulaelu Outdoor Kitchen is exactly what you need. As you can see, this is probably the most minimalistic outdoor kitchen that you’ll see. Perfect for anyone who’s into contemporary styles. It hasRead More

Mushroom Nightlight for the Garden

Mushroom Nightlight for the Garden

If you’re a 90’s kid, this probably reminds you of a popular video game that you used to play. Wouldn’t you love to have a mushroom lamp like this in your garden? You can put it in the corners of your garden, or place it in the center and surround it with flowers or pottedRead More

Fun Playground Design Ideas

Fun Playground Design Ideas

Thinking of building a playground for your kids? Don’t be contented with a so-so play area! Build one that’s not only fun and exciting but also modern and stylish. Here’s one good example of such playground. Fun Playground Design Ideas Image Source: Huffingtonpost.com

Rock Climbing Wall Playground

Rock Climbing Wall Playground

If your kids have endless energy (enough to drive you crazy), it’d be an awesome idea to put up a playground. An outdoor play area with a climbing wall might seem like extra work but trust us when we tell you it’s going to be worth it! Rock Climbing Wall Playground Image Source: People.virginia.edu

Put an All Weather Faux Rattan Swing Chair in Your Backyard

Put an All Weather Faux Rattan Swing Chair in Your Backyard

What a cozy hangout! The all-weather swing chair made of faux rattan is probably the first thing that would catch your attention. It’s perfect for reading a book or for simply kicking back and relaxing. The collection of plants, the area rug, the cute yellow chairs–all these make the backyard even more beautiful. Put anRead More

House with Tree Growing Through Its Balcony

House with Tree Growing Through Its Balcony

In Shanghai, China, you’ll find this amazing abode designed by the Archi-Union Architects. Called the Tea House, it measures over 3,000 square feet and is made of recycled materials, mostly from the original structure’s salvaged parts. Also a highlight of the structure is the outdoor area with stunning view of the huge tree growing through theRead More

NACL House By David Jameson Architect

NACL House By David Jameson Architect

Modern homes are all about muted colors, geometric shapes, minimal designs. This is one house that truly exudes in contemporary architectural style, and yet it stands out among all the other modern homes. The unique and impressive facade is one of the highlights of the NACL House designed by David Jameson. NACL House By DavidRead More

The Luxury Glass Pavilion House by Steve Hermann

The Luxury Glass Pavilion House by Steve Hermann

Designed by Steve Hermann, the Luxury Glass Pavilion House is the ultimate in luxury modern home that’s nestled in the 3.5 acre oak groves. It spans over 15,000 square feet. Although the house seems like the typical modern mansion, it’s actually very warm and inviting, thanks to the cozy and sleek interiors. The Luxury GlassRead More

Would You Live in a Beautiful Shipping Container Home Like This

Would You Live in a Beautiful Shipping Container Home Like This?

This eye-catching shipping container home was made in less than three months with two 40-foot and two 20-foot container vans. Architects James and Mau calls this the Manifesto House, a house that’s made of 85 percent recycled and nonpolluting materials. Live in a Beautiful Shipping Container Image Source: Mnn.com

Fascinating Underground Home Design

Fascinating Underground Home Design

There’s no shortage of unique and strange houses that you’ll find online. It makes you realize that architects do have incredible imagination that lets them design amazing structures like this one. This house is an underground cave house that’s truly one of a kind. Fascinating Underground Home Design Image Source: U-nique-by.blogspot.co.uk

Patio Umbrella Makeover Project

Patio Umbrella Makeover Project

When you’re a DIYer, there’s always something new to do at home. If you’re itching to get started with your next project, here’s an idea that’s easy, simple and cheap–an umbrella makeover with cute pattern. Patio Umbrella Makeover Project Image Source: Biggerthanthethreeofus.com

The Shack, for the Ultimate Weekend Retreat

The Shack, for the Ultimate Weekend Retreat

When you live in a busy city, there’d be a lot of times when you’d just to escape even for just a couple of days. This is what the Broadhurst Architects had in mind when they designed The Shack, a weekend retreat house located in the suburbs of Washington. The cottage doesn’t have an electricityRead More

A Serene House by the Sea in Fairhaven, Australia

A Serene House by the Sea in Fairhaven, Australia

What a majestic house! The Pole House located in Fairhaven Australia could be every person’s dream home. It is suspended a little over 130 feet above the sea, and is connected to the beach with a long bridge walkway with glass balustrades. Wait until you see what’s inside. You’ll be living a life of luxuryRead More

The Amazing Egg Floating House

The Amazing Egg Floating House

This would surely top the list of the world’s most unique houses. Known as the Exbury Egg Floating House, this extraordinary structure was designed by Stephen Turner in collaboration with the PAD Studio and SPUD Group. It was made using boat building techniques and materials. It is equipped with a hammock bed, a desk, aRead More

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Opera Luxury Trailer Tent

You’ve always wanted to go on a camping trip with your family but one thing holds you back–you’re not a big fan of “roughing it”. Sure, you love nature, the outdoor scenery and all those, but you’re no Bear Grylls. Here’s the answer to your problem–the Opera Trailer Tent. It provides you with a relaxingRead More

Beautiful Terrace with a View

Daniel Pouzet Swingrest Hanging Lounger

Hang one of these in your backyard and you’ll never again have trouble getting your much needed rest. Called the “swingrest,” this hammock is the latest creation of renowned designer Daniel Pouzet. You have the choice to suspend it on a tree, over a lae or put it on your patio or terrace. It isRead More

Colorful Garden Hammock Swing with Stand

Outdoor Fireplace Design Ideas Pictures

Created by Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter, this modern fireplace would be an awesome feature in your backyard. It’s more like an outdoor house actually with a fire pit inside. The structure is made in such a way that it glows when you light up the fire pit inside. It is made of 80-layered circles with varied sizes.Read More

Extraordinary Outdoor Hanging Chair Swing

Extraordinary Outdoor Hanging Chair Swing

If you’re looking to upgrade the look of your garden, why not install unique outdoor features like this hanging chair? In an instant, you’ll notice that your garden will brighten up. Plus, you’ll have a new place to relax, gather your thoughts and spend some quiet time. Extraordinary Outdoor Hanging Chair Swing Image Source: Imactoy.com

Creative and Modern Bed Design

Creative and Modern Bed Design

A wooden outdoor bed that’s perfect for your patio or garden, this is one creative piece of furniture that you’d definitely want to have. Its sleek contemporary design will seamlessly blend with your home’s modern surroundings. And talk about comfy! The moment you lay your back on its soft cushion, you’d give everything to stayRead More

Relaxing Outdoor Floating Hammock Bed

Relaxing Outdoor Floating Hammock Bed

Are you constantly stressed out? With your job? With your relationship? With money problems? Whatever it is that you’re always anxious about, remember that stress can take a toll in your life. It’s a must to do something about it before your health suffers. Having a relaxing abode certainly helps. Having an outdoor floating hammock bedRead More

Interesting Outdoor Furniture for Your Patio or Garden

Interesting Outdoor Furniture for Your Patio or Garden

An interesting set of outdoor furniture that would spice up the look of your patio! This set of four chairs can be stacked on top of one another to save space when not being used (see photo inset). And whenever you want to use it, you can easily take them out one by one. Interesting OutdoorRead More

Repurpose Old Bathtub into a Lovely Garden Planter

Repurpose Old Bathtub into a Lovely Garden Planter

Are you thinking of renovating your bathroom? Don’t throw your old bathtub away! There are many things that you could do with it. Later Life shares with us this terrific idea of turning an old and worn out bathtub into a funky garden planter and decor made with broken tiles. Repurpose Old Bathtub into aRead More

Repurpose High Heels into Garden Planters

Repurpose High Heels into Garden Planters

Guess what? You’re not the only one that looks fabulous in a stiletto! So do your indoor plants! Yes, you heard it right. You could actually use a high heel as a garden planter. Doesn’t the photo above looks fun? You could use a real shoe or buy a planter shaped like a high heel shoe.Read More

How to Decorate with Paper Lanterns Outside

How to Decorate with Paper Lanterns Outside

What a lovely idea for your garden. Spruce it up with a bunch of paper lanterns, which you can either buy or make. Hang different sizes and colors, just make sure you choose colors that complement each other. You may use candles but to be safe, opt for LED lights. The paper lanterns can goRead More

Be Inspired by this Home's Rustic Modern Decorating

Be Inspired by this Home’s Rustic Modern Decorating

This rural family home made use of century-old beams. But that’s just one of the many fascinating aspects about it. The grassy floor is another one. It makes the home feel like one big indoor garden. And the lights in the high ceiling also add to the cozy ambiance, so are the large floor pillows,Read More

Making Garden Stepping Stones the Easy and Fun Way

Making Garden Stepping Stones the Easy and Fun Way

Play up the stepping stones in your garden by painting them with cute and colorful pattern like this. Design Improvised shows us how to make your own or improve the look of your garden stepping stones. The tutorial is simple and easy to follow. Making Garden Stepping Stones the Easy and Fun Way Image Source: Designimprovised.com

Choose Unusual Garden Planters and Displays

Choose Unusual Garden Planters and Displays

While most people are contented with the usual flower pots and garden planters, you on the other hand prefer something more distinct and appealing. This set of alien-looking planters is exactly what you’re looking for. An out of this world idea that’d be a fantastic addition to your garden. Choose Unusual Garden Planters and DisplaysRead More

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Create Homemade Stepping Stones that Look Like Buttons

What a cute idea for your garden! These DIY button stepping stones are very easy to make. Check out this simple and easy-to-follow tutorial from crafter Mark Montano. The tutorial comes with photos so the steps are easier to understand. Create Homemade Stepping Stones that Look Like Buttons Image Source: Markmontanoblogs.blogspot.com

Cheap Garden Pots and Planters

Cheap Garden Pots and Planters

Bored and have nothing to do in your garden? Why don’t you try making DIY planters to spice things up a bit? This list of unique planters will surely get your green thumb all excited. All are simple and cheap DIY projects that you’ll enjoy making. Cheap Garden Pots and Planters Image Source: Modernhomeinteriordesign.com

Backyard Playground Ideas for Older Kids

Backyard Playground Ideas for Older Kids

It’s true that many kids today spend more time indoors. They’re usually too preoccupied with their computers and iPads that they miss out on the fun of playing outside. This need not be a problem with your own kids if you have an exciting backyard with lots of fun opportunities for games and activities. HereRead More

Beautiful Shipping Container Homes

Beautiful Shipping Container Homes

Who would think that you could create a beautiful home out of an old shipping container? But it has become the trend lately. More and more people are using shipping containers to create cool and awesome houses. This one in the photo above was painted in blue, and were mounted with large sliding doors to haveRead More

How to Set Up an Outdoor Movie Theater

How to Set Up an Outdoor Movie Theater

Can a backyard get any cooler than this? It has everything you need to have a relaxing time–movies, drinks, and a cozy place to rest your back and snuggle with your loved one. It’s perfect for date night or fun time with the family. Setting up an outdoor theater is a cinch. Find out how.Read More

How to Decorate a Laundry Room Pictures

How to Decorate a Laundry Room Pictures

You might not want to give the laundry room a second thought since you’re not so fond of doing the laundry anyway, but if ever you have a change of heart, check out these cool laundry designs that would make you enjoy this chore that you used to hate. How to Decorate a Laundry RoomRead More

Glow in the Dark DIY Ideas

Glow in the Dark DIY Ideas

Decorate your backyard with these cool glow-in-the-dark logs that are very easy to make. Don’t worry if you’ve never done any DIY project before, making this entails simple steps. Of course, you need to have the logs cut, which is something you’d want to leave to the professional. But that painting and finishing–those are the tasksRead More

Fun Outdoor Backyard Games for Kids

Fun Outdoor Backyard Games for Kids

Turn your backyard into instant fun. Your kids will go crazy when they see what you have in store for them. This DIY sprinkler will definitely make their playtime even more enjoyable. So how do you make a homemade sprinkler like this? Here’s the tutorial for you to check out. Fun Outdoor Backyard Games forRead More

Creative Ideas for Garden Decoration

Creative Ideas for Garden Decoration

Want something extraordinary for your garden? Here’s one idea that will surely prettify your garden–a majestic peacock topiary. Yes, it looks a little complicated to make but with professional help and of course, your sheer talent for DIY and gardening, you can have the same one in your garden in no time. Creative Ideas forRead More

How to Decorate with Plants Indoors

How to Decorate with Plants Indoors

There are many advantages to having plants inside the house. One, they provide fresh air and get rid of indoor air pollutants. Two, they can muffle loud noises. And of course, they can be used to decorate the home, and make it look even more beautiful. If you think that the only way to display yourRead More

Luxury Indoor Swimming Pool Design

Luxury Indoor Swimming Pool Design

It’s so easy to fall in love with this cozy three-story home in Bangladesh designed by the Shatotto Architecture Firm. One of the many things that will captivate your attention is the indoor swimming pool nestled within a covered backyard. The pool is surrounded by cast concrete structure and vernacular wooden frame windows. The woodenRead More

Modern Decorating Ideas for Living Room

Modern Decorating Ideas for Living Room

Obviously, this is NOT your typical living room. How many times have you seen a fire pit right in the middle of the living room? How many times have you seen a circular living room design? For many, this is the first time. Called the “conversation pit”, the area is a conversation starter in itself, asRead More

Awesome and Beautiful Bathtub Designs

Awesome and Beautiful Bathtub Designs

Feel like a princess when you have a bathroom like this one. There are too many things to love about this bathroom. First is the space. If you could have a bathroom this big, you’d probably find yourself spending a lot of time in here. Then there’s the gorgeous transparent bathtub which makes the wholeRead More

Contemporary Porch Designs for Houses

Contemporary Porch Designs for Houses

Create a dreamy porch for your home, and expect to have more guests knocking on your door, wanting to hang out in your relaxing abode. The photo collection below gives you 12 amazing porch designs perfect for a modern home. One of the prettiest stand outs is this one, a porch with a scenic mountainRead More

Pictures of Contemporary Dining Rooms

The dining room isn’t only a place for eating, it’s also where we spend memorable time with our family and friends, catching up on each other’s lives. The photo collection below gives us 14 attractive contemporary dining room designs that you’ll certainly love to have in your own home. Most of the designs come inRead More

Pictures of Contemporary Dining Rooms

Contemporary Bedroom Design: Get the Look

A dreamy modern bedroom that anyone would want to have! Don’t you just love how clean, polished, and stylish this bedroom design is? Modern styled bedrooms are all the rage these days. Who wouldn’t be impressed with their sharp lines and edges, straight walls, minimal decor and large windows that open up to spectacular scenery?Read More

How to Have a Romantic Dinner for Two

How to Have a Romantic Dinner for Two

Create an unforgettable evening for you and your beau with a romantic dinner for two like this one. Phuket, Thailand is truly one of the most romantic places in the world, and your loved one would get the thrill of her lifetime if you bring her here. Now if that’s not possible due to timeRead More

Coolest Office Design Ideas

So you’re thinking of having an office at home–you’re probably planning to bring your work home, opening up a home business, or moving to a telecommute job. Whatever it is, you’ll need all the inspiration you can get when it comes  to the office design. As you know, your  home office should not only be functionalRead More

Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas

Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas

It’s not that often that you’d see a kitchen like this one. It’s so inviting it makes you feel like you’re a professional chef about to whip up the most delicious culinary masterpieces. The LED lighting along the edges of the counter gives a sophisticated feel to the kitchen. And then of course, there’s theRead More

minimalist outdoor shower design

Minimalist Outdoor Shower Design

No matter how plain or boring you think your garden is, you can instantly spruce up its look with a minimalist outdoor shower like this one. When you’ve finally installed this outdoor shower, you’ll realize it’s much more fun to take a bath outside than in a bathroom! Here are more fantastic ideas that youRead More

Urban Garden Design Idea

Create a tranquil atmosphere at home with this sophisticated and modern garden design idea. The glass wall where waterfalls cascade beautifully is the main feature of the design. If you’re to make a contemporary garden like this one, it would be nicer to include more plants, especially flowers around the fountains. Art in Green gives youRead More

Unique Kitchen Countertop Ideas

When you see the array of unique kitchen countertop ideas from Home-Designing.com, you’d probably want to have a major kitchen makeover project right away. With these fabulous ideas that are at the same time, practical and functional, you’ll never see cooking as a chore again. As mentioned in the blog, these working surfaces aren’t your typicalRead More

Make a DIY Chalkboard Menu for Your Kitchen

Make a DIY Chalkboard Frame for Your Kitchen

Do you keep forgetting what to cook for the week? This need not be a problem if you have a DIY chalkboard menu like this one on your kitchen. It makes for easy and convenient menu planning. Use permanent marker or paint for the days of the week so you no longer have to writeRead More

How to Make Cardboard Play Kitchen

How to Make Cardboard Play Kitchen

Who would think that a play kitchen made of cardboard can look this great? One with a crafty mind of course! Lucky are the kids who have crafty moms and dads who can whip up something like this. But this isn’t as difficult as you might think. It’s actually pretty simple DIY project. The paintRead More

How to Set Up a Message Board

How to Set Up a Message Board

Post reminders the cute way with this cloud message board. Recreate something like this with foam board or card stock cut-outs. Use colorful pins for sticking notes. This message board is so nice, you can be sure that you’ll never again have to forget about an important task, chore or appointment. You can install theRead More

How to Care for Indoor Air Plants

How to Care for Indoor Air Plants

Did you know that there are over 600 species of air plants that could grow without soil? They’re an easy upkeep too! Air plants are an awesome idea for those for those who don’t have the skill or patience to maintain regular indoor house plants.Fascinating is how they manage to thrive without soil. Thanks toRead More

How to Make Your Own Flower Vases

How to Make Your Own Flower Vases

Although the flower blooms already do a great job in brightening up a room, this shouldn’t stop you from taking it a notch higher by doing something equally fabulous with the flower vase. In this simple and quick DIY project, you’d need to put a smaller vase inside a bigger vase. The smaller vase wouldRead More

Creative Accent Wall Idea

Here’s a Creative Accent Wall Idea

Do you have a blank wall at home that longs for your attention? It’s too bad that you’ve run out of ideas on wall accents. Or so you think. Truth is, there’s never a shortage of creative ideas when it comes to wall accents. This one from Indulgy.com makes use of simple wooden frames andRead More

Natural Home Fragrance Ideas

Natural Home Fragrance Ideas

Don’t you just hate it when there’s a weird smell fluttering around your home? Never again would you have to deal with the stink if you use these sweet-smelling DIY fragrance ideas for your home. And because you’re not going to use anything but natural ingredients, you don’t have to worry about indoor air pollutionRead More

Make Welcoming Stone Birdhouses

Make Welcoming Stone Birdhouses

Wouldn’t it be great to welcome all the birds into your garden with these beautiful stone birdhouses? Unlike other people, you don’t believe in keeping birds in cages. For you, it’s better that they’re able to fly and spread their wings just as they were created. So instead of putting them in a birdcage, you’dRead More

Using Cycliners to Create a Vertical Garden

Using Cylinders to Create a Vertical Garden

Isn’t this collection of cylinder planters lovely? It’s one of the many ways to create a beautiful vertical garden. Vertical gardens are ideal for people who have limited space in their yards, or those who live in high-rise condominium units. But even if you do own a large lot, you can still enjoy the stunningRead More

The Perfect Way to Make a Lot of Concete Exciting

The Perfect Way to Make a Lot of Concrete Exciting

Concrete, one of the most durable materials for construction, is the preferred choice of many homeowners. Even in the garden, concrete is used for building walls, fences, and other garden items. But as you know,  concrete is not as appealing as other materials like wood. To make it look more visually stunning, here are someRead More

Learn How to Make This Porch Swing

Learn How to Make This Porch Swing

Doesn’t this porch swing make your porch look more romantic? And to think, its only difference from a typical chair is that this one’s hanging and not standing on the ground. Maybe it’s because there’s something about swaying in rhythm with the wind that makes porch swings attractive and relaxing. Don’t worry if you don’tRead More

Your Outdoor Living Room on the Terrace

Your Outdoor Living Room on the Terrace

When the weather is nice, and you’d like to unwind outdoors, it sure is great to have a cozy outdoor living room in your terrace or patio. Surrounded by lush plants and fresh air, it’s easier to let go of tension and worries when relaxing outdoors. If you don’t have an outdoor living room yet,Read More

How to Grow a Lemon Tree From Seeds

How to Grow a Lemon Tree From Seeds

When life throws you lemons, be happy about it! There are plenty of good things that you can get from this lovely fruit. Lemons can freshen up the smell of your fridge, your bathroom or that stinky place under the kitchen sink. They can also be used as insect repellent, deodorizer, antiseptic, glass cleaner, andRead More

Make This Herb Spiral in 4 Minutes

Make This Herb Spiral in 4 Minutes

If you’re bored with how your garden looks, it’s time to add interesting decorative elements that can double as planters. One example is this herb spiral planter which you can actually make in four minutes. You’re going to have so much fun with this project that you’ll probably make a second or third one. OrRead More

Re-purpose an Old Dresser into a 3 Layer Flower Bed

Re-purpose an Old Dresser into a 3 Layer Flower Bed

Before you throw out your old and worn-out dresser, think about the many things that you could do with it. Now that it has retired from housing your clothes and other personal items, it can now serve other purposes that are equally practical. For example, you can easily turn an old dresser into a 3-layerRead More

How Amazing is This Backyard Theatre System

How Amazing is This Backyard Theater System?

This may be hard to believe but some people actually find it difficult to relax. Yes, to do that one thing that’s supposed to be the easiest thing to do. Their minds are constantly filled with worries and anxieties, and they make mental lists of things to do for today, for tomorrow, for the nextRead More

Garden Paint Palette Idea for Decoration

Garden Paint Palette Idea for Decoration

Your garden is already full of plants and flowering blooms but you feel like you could do more with additional visual elements to make things even more interesting. One idea that you’d surely love is this giant garden paint palette, where you could put in various kinds of plants and some garden tools. Be sureRead More

How to Make a Swinging Chair

How to Make a Swinging Chair

A swinging chair can make a porch look cozier and more homey. Throw in some plush pillows in there, and you’d instantly want to lie down and relax. But before you do that, you’d have to learn how to make your own swinging chair first. Sure, you can easily buy one from a local homeRead More

Make a Meaningful $2 Teacher Gift

Make a Meaningful $2 Teacher Gift

Your kid has been bugging you all week to buy a gift for her teacher but the problem is, you don’t have time to go to the mall to shop. Don’t fret, this great gift idea is ideal for any occasion–Christmas, teachers’ day, or teacher’s birthday. It’s also perfect for ordinary days when you justRead More

Flower Pot Decorations for Decor

Flower Pot Decorations

You don’t want your garden to look like everyone else’s. You want yours to not only be beautiful but also unique. One way to do that is to make these creative flower pot decorations. See the photo above? Don’t you just love this quirky idea? Anyone who comes to your garden will surely be delightedRead More

Fairy Garden Ideas Within Pots

Fairy Garden Ideas Within Pots

You’ve done all that there is to do in your garden. You’re just waiting for the flowers to bloom, or vegetables to harvest. And of course, you have the daily tasks of weeding and watering. Now if you’re looking for something to spice up your gardening duties, why don’t you embark on this magical DIYRead More

Wonderful Ways to DIY Your Decking Furniture

Wonderful Ways to DIY Your Decking Furniture

You’re done with the furniture inside your home. And you love the results! Now what? A DIYer certainly never stops, you know that very well! It’s time to start working on the furniture outside the home. The patio furniture will surely appreciate a little makeover. Here are some wonderful ideas that will motivate you toRead More

Make a Recirculating Fountain Header

Make a Recirculating Fountain Header

When you see fountains in some people’s gardens, you think they’re nice and pretty but you also think that the whole thing is just a waste of water. Well, it’s not actually. The water used in most fountains are recirculated, meaning there’s no wastage. So if you want to have a fountain in your garden,Read More

Gardening DIY Ideas Roundup From Etsy

Gardening DIY Ideas Roundup From Etsy

Gardening is a worthwhile pastime. It’s rewarding and fulfilling (it feels great whenever you see the “fruits” of your labor), and it’s also a wonderful physical activity. It gives you something to look forward to each day. Just seeing your plants in full bloom makes you happy. What would make you even happier is thisRead More

Make a Beer Cooler Patio Table

Make a Beer Cooler Patio Table

As other beer drinkers would agree, this is the best idea ever! This means that while hanging out with your best buds, you no longer have to go to and fro the ice cooler each time someone asks for a bottle of beer. You can chat away and have fun without having to worry ifRead More

Fun Way to Make Simple Natural Looking Flower Pots

Fun Way to Make Simple Natural Looking Flower Pots

You’ve made it a habit to collect old cans, and repurpose them as planters. However, you’re not that comfortable in displaying them in your beautiful garden because they look out of place. Here’s a nice idea that you’d surely want to try: natural looking flower pots that look incredibly charming. Find out how you canRead More

Enclosed Fire Patio Table Using Glass Surround

Enclosed Fire Patio Table Using Glass Surround

An enclosed fire patio table? Things don’t get any classier than this! This wonderful patio table looks so elegant that it’d instantly the look and feel not only of your outdoor space but your home in general. But don’t mistake this home improvement project as expensive. It’s definitely not! Find out how you can makeRead More

Comfy Patio Area With a Little Extra Heat

Comfy Patio Area With a Little Extra Heat

You love spending outdoors especially when the weather is nice. However, when the temp goes down and it becomes too chilly for comfort, you’d rather stay tucked and warm inside your home. This doesn’t need to be so if you have a patio area like this one. Notice how there’s a fire pit in theRead More

The Most Amazing Space Saving Picnic Table

The Most Amazing Space Saving Picnic Table

You can’t help but fall in love with furniture that save a lot of space. For you, they’re very practical and convenient to use. If you could have space-saving furniture in every part of your home, that would be great. For your patio, here’s one furniture item that you wouldn’t be able to resist. It’sRead More

Turn an Old Log into a Flower Planter

Turn an Old Log into a Flower Planter

Do you have an old log at home that you don’t know what to do with? Why don’t you turn it into a wonderful flower planter like this one? Doesn’t it look nice? It would certainly be a nice addition to your garden, giving it a rustic feel. You’ll also love how easy it isRead More

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouse Tutorial

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouse Tutorial

Your hands are itching to take on a new DIY project. But you seem to be at loss for new ideas and concepts. Don’t worry, you’ll find countless great ideas online that are sure to spark inspiration. Like this DIY clay pot lighthouse for example. If you’ve never made a DIY lighthouse home decor before,Read More

How to Make a DIY Rock Covered Bucket

How to Make a DIY Rock Covered Bucket

Running out of creative ideas for your garden? Don’t sweat it. The internet doesn’t! While you don’t have to copy everything that you see online, there are several fantastic ideas that stand out, and will spark your interest and inspire you to come up with your own. One good example would be this DIY rockRead More

How to Make a Vertical Planter Garden

How to Make a Vertical Planter Garden

Too many plants, too little garden space? This doesn’t have to be a problem for a green thumb like you who also happens to have an amazing thumb for DIY. This vertical planter idea is the answer. This gives height to your garden, and at the same time, holds many plants and saves space. HowRead More

Amazing Ideas for Planters in Your Garden

Amazing Ideas for Planters in Your Garden

Before you complain about how expensive garden supplies are,  think about all the things that you already have at home that can be repurposed as garden items. A used soda bottle drilled with holes to serve as a water sprinkler? Or an old ladder that can double as trellis for your hanging plants? Don’t theseRead More

How to Make a Topsy-Turvey Herb Garden

How to Make a Topsy-Turvey Herb Garden

Can’t live without herbs? Same is true for many people. Herbs aren’t only great for adding delectable flavors to dishes, they’re also packed with antioxidants that protect the body from various ailments. Also, herbs are easy to grow. You can have your own herb garden at home so that whenever you need basil, peppermint orRead More

How to Make This Fold Down Table for Outside

How to Make This Fold Down Table for Outside

A smart homeowner is always looking for smart solutions and ideas for the home. Even if the space of his/her home isn’t that big, he/she knows that with creativity and resourcefulness, he/she can maximize it fully. One clever idea that you’d surely love is this fold down table that’s perfect for your patio. See howRead More

Cozy Fireplace Patio Area With Fireplace

Cozy Fireplace Patio Area With Fireplace

If you love the outdoors and enjoy spending time in the patio, you better get it equipped for the cold weather. An outdoor fireplace is the answer. This will allow you to spend time out there even during chilly weather. A fireplace also makes the patio look nicer and cozier. Use bricks to build itRead More

Make an Easy DIY Porch Light

Make an Easy DIY Porch Light

You’re almost done with the porch. There’s only more thing left to do and it’s the DIY porch light. You’ll find many awesome ideas online but one that would stand out is this quick and easy DIY yarn balloon chandelier. Once you’re done, you’ll see the big difference these lights can make. Even in daylightRead More

Make a Swinging Pallet Bed

Make a Swinging Pallet Bed

In today’s overly fast-paced society, we hardly have time to kick back and relax. We’re always on a rush, rush, rush, trying so hard to tick off every item on that very long list of things to do. But it’s very important for your health to take a break once in a while. Remember, chronicRead More

Using a Pallet to Organize Garden Equipment

Using a Pallet to Organize Garden Equipment

Nothing relaxes your mind the way gardening does. Just spending time in your garden watering the plants, and toiling the soil immediately calms your senses, and erases your worries. But there’s one gardening chore that you hate, and it’s organizing the gardening equipment. No matter how many times you do it, they’re still in aRead More

Making a Garden Within a Pot - Amazing Idea

Making a Garden Within a Pot – Amazing Idea

A garden within a garden–a “pot-ception”!  Isn’t this one of the most amazing garden ideas you’ve seen? If you love spending time in your garden, then you’ll also have so much fun making these intricate but wonderful miniature-garden-in-a-pot ideas. The photo above is just a guide meant to spark more creative ideas. Don’t let itRead More

Firepit With Great Seating Area

Firepit With Great Seating Area

You’re done with your firepit DIY project and you can’t help but feel proud of yourself. After all, it wasn’t an easy DIY project. And you did it with your own bare hands (with some tools of course)! But don’t stop at that. The next project to take on is the seating area around theRead More

Make a Lantern With Old Tuna Tins

Make a Lantern With Old Tuna Tins

You don’t like eating canned goods because of the additives and high sodium content. But if it can’t be helped, and you really need a quick and convenient meal, you do open up a can of tuna once in a while. Don’t throw those old tuna tins. You can use them for various kinds ofRead More

Why Not Create a Vertical Garden If You Have Limited Space

Why Not Create a Vertical Garden If You Have Limited Space?

“I don’t have enough space for a garden!” You hear this a lot from many homeowners. Although it may be true that their lot is smaller than others’, it’s still possible to have a garden. A vertical garden is one smart solution. Who said you need to cultivate plants on the ground? You can haveRead More

Add a Garden to Stairs for an Elevated Look

Add a Garden to Stairs for an Elevated Look

You’ve replaced your stairs with new one. It’s either you’re going for a new look or the steps of your old stairs are already worn out. So what are you going to do with your old stairs? You can find good use for them in your garden. Planting flowers or vegetables on the steps ofRead More

Add a Garden to a Wall - Weird But Cool

Add a Garden to a Wall – Weird But Cool

Whoever said that plants can only be cultivated on the ground has probably never heard of wall gardens. A wall garden may sound weird the first time you hear about it, but once you see one, you’d find that it’s actually very beautiful, if done right of course. Here’s an idea on how to addRead More

Using Old Tea Tins to Plant Herbs

Using Old Tea Tins to Plant Herbs

Many people frown upon rat packs. Rat packs are people who like to collect items, even those that are considered junk or trash. They have a hard time parting with material objects, and because of that, their homes become filled with clutter. There’s nothing wrong with being one if you know how to make useRead More

Do You Like This Assortment of Window Boxes

Do You Like This Assortment of Window Boxes?

Uniformity is something that you enjoy having in your garden. You love it when flowers of the same color or height are lined up neatly in one row, or when plants of the same species are clustered together in one flower box. But have you tried going the opposite direction? An assortment of different shapes,Read More

How to Make a Bubble Fountain

How to Make a Bubble Fountain

  You can bet that your kids are going to love this. The moment you tell them you’re going to install a bubble fountain in your garden, expect to hear squeals of delight and excitement. But once you’re done with the projecet, they won’t be the only ones who will be happy about it, soRead More

Make Minature Urban Garden Designs

Make Miniature Urban Garden Designs

One thing you hate about living in a condominium building is the fact that you don’t have your own yard. You’ve been dying to have your own garden since you were a kid! Don’t be sad. You can still have your own garden. One option is a miniature garden like the one that you’ll seeRead More

Check Out These Natural Swimming Pools

Check Out These Natural Swimming Pools

Do you know what’s better than a swimming pool in your yard? A natural swimming pool! A natural swimming pool doesn’t make use of toxic chemicals that can harm your health. Chlorine, for example, can cause many ailments in the long run. Plus, this one looks a lot more awesome too. Check out this collectionRead More

Make a Herb Garden Using Wine Boxes

Make an Herb Garden Using Wine Boxes

Being the wine connoisseur that you are, you have a lot of wine boxes at home that are just sitting there, accumulating dust. The good news is you can repurpose these boxes and use them for your herb garden. Whether you’re planting spices for your cooking–basil, rosemary or thyme, or cultivating herbs for relaxation–lavender, eucalyptusRead More

Make a Simple Cooler for The Patio

Make a Simple Cooler for The Patio

You love holding outdoor parties in the patio. It feels casual, relaxed, and less fussy. You just have one complain–you keep on going back inside the house to get drinks and refill the guests’ glasses! No need to trouble yourself with this. A smart solution would be to make use of a cooler, and stuffRead More

Instructions for Making a Deep Firepit

Instructions for Making a Deep Firepit

Sometimes, it gets so chilly outside that you just opt to stay indoors. That’s too bad. You know how wonderful spending time outdoors can be. There are so many activities to do and enjoy especially with your little ones. Even in your garden or backyard, you find great joy in spending time out there. Don’tRead More

How to Make a Circular Firepit Instructions

How to Make a Circular Firepit

Winter time is great, it means hot chocolate drinks, exciting snow sports, and snowman building. The only problem is, it can get pretty challenging to go outside and spend time here. In your garden or backyard, you can build a circular firepit (see photo above) and this will let you spend as much time outdoorsRead More

Grow a Mini Garden in an Old Pallet

Grow a Mini Garden in an Old Pallet

For you, gardening is therapeutic. There’s something about it that makes you feel relaxed. When you’re in the garden, you feel like all your stresses melt away. You don’t know if it’s the wonderful scent of the flowers, the sight of various colors and textures, or the fact that you are nourishing and giving lifeRead More

Make Use of Old Soda Bottles for Growing Herbs

Make Use of Old Soda Bottles for Growing Herbs

Do you have a lot of soda bottles at home? Don’t throw them away! There are too many things that you can do with them. Just hearing this makes the DIY lover in you very excited. One of the easiest projects to make is to turn these bottles into herb planters. See how each ofRead More

Turn Your Garden into a Pebble Mosaic

Turn Your Garden into a Pebble Mosaic

Originally, you were thinking of putting random stones in your garden as decors. But that was before you found out about the idea of a pebble mosaic. You realize that it’s going to look majestic in your garden, and so you rushed to find a tutorial for it. That brings you here. This link belowRead More

Make This Deluxe Sandbox Tutorial

Make This Deluxe Sandbox Tutorial

Your kids are like most kids, always running around, jumping, shouting, making a big mess wherever they go. And though sometimes, they drive you crazy, you know you could never live without them. Well, you could do something about their endless energy, and that’s to keep them occupied with an interesting play area like aRead More

Would you Like a Teepee Trampoline

Would you Like a Teepee Trampoline

Is it for sleeping? Is it for jumping? It can be for both! This teepee trampoline is surely an fantastic idea for your front or backyard. Whether you feel like relaxing and chilling out or you’re in the mood for some jumping action, this would be an awesome place to do any of these. AndRead More

7 Ways to Improve a Backyard

7 Ways to Improve a Backyard

So you’re done redecorating your home. The living room looks cozy, the kitchen’s great, and your family loves what you’ve done with the bedrooms. So it’s time to hang your DIY cape and return to your ordinary life. Wait, not so fast! You have forgotten about one place, and that’s your backyard. You can’t haveRead More

Make a Tiki Torch Using Wine Bottles

Make a Tiki Torch Using Wine Bottles

Do you have a lot of wine bottles at home? Before you discard them, you need to know about this terrific idea, which is a tiki torch made of wine bottle. You’ll just need a couple of things (check out the list of materials from the post below), and follow the simple steps closely (alsoRead More

Recycled Barrell Planter Project

Recycled Barrel Planter Project

Looking for a way to add visual interest to your garden? Try this recycled barrel planter project! See how the plants are stacked in various heights, and in different compartments so there’d be less competition for nutrition? Although it might look a little complicated at first look, it’s actually a very simple project that evenRead More

Make a Cheap Firepit With Glass Surrond

Make a Cheap Firepit With Glass Surround

A firepit’s foremost function is to provide heat, of course. When chilly days make it difficult for us to spend outdoors, the firepit can be our reliable best friend. But other than that, it can also add visual interest to your patio or garden, creating a much cozier ambiance. If you want to take onRead More

Home Remedies for Bug Bites and Stings

Home Remedies for Bug Bites and Stings

It’s nice to spend time outdoors when the weather is warm. The only problem is that bugs and insects love this kind of weather too. Ticks, which are some of the most common insects you’ll encounter outdoors, are usually harmless but sometimes, they can bring ailments such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.Read More

Vinegar as an All Natural Weed Killer

Vinegar as an All Natural Weed Killer

Vinegar is one of those household items that has countless practical uses. One, you can use it as a window cleaner. Save yourself from those toxic chemical cleansers that aren’t only harmful to health but also very expensive. Mix two teaspoons white vinegar in a gallon of water and put in a spritz bottle. Two,Read More

Growing Vegetables in Winter Tips

Growing Vegetables in Winter Tips

Most people prefer to go crops during the warmer seasons like summer. You’ll get a nice tan while plowing the soil and talking to your lovely sprouts. But growing vegetables in winter can also be fun. You just need to know the right techniques as it can be a little more challenging. Some of the vegetablesRead More

5 Herbs to Help With Arthritis Pain

5 Herbs to Help With Arthritis Pain

Do you experience pain and stiffness in your body that make it difficult for you to move around? It’s possible that you have arthritis. And you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 50 million people suffer from this medical condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints.Read More

How to Harvest, Cure and Store Onions – Root Cellaring, Braiding, Dehydrating and Freezing

How to Harvest, Cure and Store Onions – Root Cellaring, Braiding, Dehydrating and Freezing

Onions are some of the most cultivated spices in the world. And it’s no surprise why. It’s used in countless dishes to spice up the flavor, and make the aroma more attractive, and the presentation more interesting. Onions are widely touted for their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-cholesterol properties. They also have compounds that are saidRead More

Easy Solution to Kill Ant Piles – Club Soda!

How to Kill Ant Piles With Club Soda

Don’t you just hate it when you have a bunch of ant piles in your garden? And when you accidentally step on one, be ready for your skin to be feasted on. Though very small, these creatures inflict terrible pain with their tiny bites. The good news is, you don’t have to call a professionalRead More

Use Chinese Herbs to Fight Cancer

Use Chinese Herbs to Fight Cancer

Cancer is not a single disease. It is an umbrella term used to describe conditions that involve abnormal cell growth in different parts of the body. In fact, there are over 100 types of cancer, the most common of which are breast, skin, lung, colon, and prostate. What causes cancer? Damage or mutations to DNARead More

Food Tip: How to Easily Peel an Onion

Food Tip: How to Easily Peel an Onion

Onion is probably the only one in this world that makes you cry but is still good for you! Don’t break up your long-standing relationship with onion just because of those tears it brings you. Onions are very healthy, providing the body with incredible nutritional benefits. For one, it’s loaded with phytochemicals that give yourRead More

Garlic Chives Are Easy To Grow And Bees Love Them

Garlic Chives Are Easy To Grow And Bees Love Them

Garlic chives are often used in salads, soups, marinades, and stews. They look like regular chives, having the same long green shoots and white flowers but the flavor’s more intense, and tastes more like garlic. There are various types of garlic chives. There’s the standard type that’s often added to sauces and stir-fries. The otherRead More

Creative Places To Hang A Swing

Creative Places To Hang A Swing

Want to update the look of your home? Try putting some new furniture, or installing interesting pieces. A swing perhaps? Don’t make the mistake of thinking that swings are just for kids, or that you could only use them outdoors. You could have a swing in the living room or even inside the bedroom ifRead More

How to Grow Garlic – From Planting to Harvest

How to Grow Garlic – From Planting to Harvest

It’s hard to imagine how such a small bulb like garlic can be packed with a lot of nutritional benefits. Its great nutritional value has long been recognized. In fact, according to an article by Richard Rivlin published in the Journal of Nutrition, Hippocrates (father of Western medicine) prescribed garlic for a wide array ofRead More

Make Your Own Peppermint Extract

Make Your Own Peppermint Extract

The refreshing aroma of peppermint is just one of the many things to love about it. Fall more deeply in love with peppermint when you learn about its wonderful benefits for the health. It’s no wonder this herbal remedy has been used since the time of ancient Greeks, Egyptians and Romans. One significant benefit ofRead More

DIY Miracle Oil for Poison Ivy, Insect Bites, Cuts, Eczema and Acne

DIY Miracle Oil for Poison Ivy, Insect Bites, Cuts, Eczema and Acne

Here’s one remedy for various skin problems: poison ivy, insect bites, cuts, eczema and acne! It’s a DIY Miracle Oil made with jojoba oil, lavender oil, tea tree oil, pure aloe vera gel, and other optional essential oils like carrot, eucalyptus and rosemary. If you’re a DIY enthusiast or an avid naturalist, you probably know thatRead More

How to Make Homemade Garden Glow Lights Using Jars

How to Make Homemade Garden Glow Lights Using Jars

Do you have a garden that could do with a bit of sprucing up? This tutorial by torontogardens is perfect for a low budget way to make your garden glow in the dark. What do you need? Jars, spray-paint (optional – but makes the glow so much better) and LED lights. You can space theseRead More

10 Ways to Reuse Soda Bottles

10 Ways to Reuse Soda Bottles

Global warming, carbon emission, pollution, depletion of natural resources–these are just few of the many problems in the environment today. Another one that needs serious attention would be the accumulation of waste in the landfill. There’s just too much waste and so little space for it. What do we need to do? There are manyRead More

Pallet Project Patio Day Bed

Pallet Project: Patio Day Bed

Sure, you have so many things in mind and you can’t keep yourself off work. But remember what the old folks used to say, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy! Relaxation is a form of stress reduction technique that is not at all a luxury, but a necessity. The body needsRead More

How to Make a Strawberry Pallet Planter

How to Make a Strawberry Pallet Planter

Gardening is one of the most rewarding hobbies. It’s not only good for your physical health but also for your emotional well being. It’s an efficient way to relax. Just being around these wonderful flower blooms or vegetable crops can immediately make you forget about your problems at the workplace like your boss who won’tRead More

Ways of Propagating Lavender

Ways of Propagating Lavender

Lavender has a wide array of uses. One of the most popular use for this herb is as a scent. Lavender essential oil is wonderful for aromatherapy, specifically for stress relief. It can also be used to make tea. Boil a handful of lavender flowers and voila, you have soothing tea. Lavender can also beRead More

Top 5 Health Benefits of Chestnuts

Top 5 Health Benefits of Chestnuts

Chestnuts are a food that people do not eat enough of. They are just so under estimated in terms of versatility and flavor; for which I do not know. On top of this, they are extremely healthy. One advantage is that they do not contain gluten. This may not matter for some of you, butRead More

19 Lemon Balm Uses for Health

19 Lemon Balm Uses for Health

A member of the mint family, lemon balm is a popular perennial herb that’s native to southern Europe. As with other herbs, it also has a myriad of benefits and uses, most of which are practical for everyday living. It’s touted for its medicinal properties. It has a mild sedative effect, and can therefore helpRead More

How To Make This DIY Stump Table

How To: DIY Stump Table

Do you want something unique to add to your home? Why not a stump table? This kind of furniture is surely an eye candy wherever you put it–living room, bedroom, patio, and even in the kitchen! And you’ll be surprised that it’s actually not that difficult to make. Even if you think that your handyRead More

Egg Shell Seed Starters

Egg Shell Seed Starters

Don’t throw those egg shells away! You might think these shells are good for nothing but you can actually find practical use for them in the garden. Yes, that’s right. You can use egg shells as seed starters. You’ll be glad to know that egg shells are packed with calcium, which is something that yourRead More

Nettle - An Herbal primer

Nettle: An Herbal Primer

When it comes to medicinal herbs, nettle is surely one of the most versatile. It can treat a wide array of illnesses from eczema to uterine hemorrhage to hay fever to anemia, and so many more. It’s good for promoting milk production for breastfeeding moms, for boosting blood circulation, and for preventing inflammation. The listRead More

How to Grow Green Onions Indefinitely

How to Grow Green Onions Indefinitely

Green onions, also popularly known as scallions, is a common ingredient in many dishes. It doesn’t only add a unique flavor to otherwise bland dishes, it also provides a multitude of benefits for the health. One of the most important nutrients that it supplies is vitamin K. A stalk provides as much as 16 percentRead More

How To: Regrow Lemon Balm from Cuttings

How To: Regrow Lemon Balm from Cuttings

Growing anything on your own is a sure way to save money and provide a lasting supply of whatever it is your growing. This tutorial is based on regrowing lemon balm from cuttings. I knew it was not difficult to grow your own herbs and stuff, but I never quite understood how easy it wasRead More

Build Your Own Cob Oven

Build Your Own Cob Oven

Have you ever eaten food cooked in a Cob Oven? It tastes so much better than when in the kitchen. Do not ask me why; probably the feeling of being outdoors or something. However, were do you get one of thee ovens? I very much doubt you will buy them in any shop, and ifRead More

Growing Celery Indoors: Never Buy Celery Again

Growing Celery Indoors: Never Buy Celery Again

Have you always wanted a vegetable garden but don’t have enough space in your yard for that? Or perhaps, you’re living in a condominium building with no backyard at all. Don’t worry, you can have an indoor garden and grow your favorite vegetables like celery. Yes, it’s possible to grow celery inside your home. OnceRead More

Remove Unsightly Moles with Coriander

Remove Unsightly Moles with Coriander

Do you wish to have your mole removed? You have numerous options: cosmetic waxing, plucking, electrolysis, threading, laser cautery, and surgery. Now, if you prefer not to undergo any cosmetic procedure but instead, go about it the natural way, you can remove unsightly moles with coriander. Coriander mole removal is a safe, effective, and inexpensiveRead More

How To: Propagate & Regrow Rosemary Cuttings

How To: Propagate & Regrow Rosemary Cuttings

Rosemary is a great herb and I don’t know why more people don’t use it. Not only does it add great flavor, but it is easy to grow and maintain. In the following article, you will be taught how to propagate and regrow rosemary cuttings for your ever lasting supply of rosemary. You can chooseRead More

Got Vinegar? You Have A Cheap and Easy Weed Killer!

Got Vinegar? You Have A Cheap and Easy Weed Killer!

Vinegar has countless uses inside the home. It can be used for cleaning, removing grease, clearing glass, removing rust, making paint stick to slippery surfaces, keeping fruit flies at bay, getting rid of molds and mildew, and so many more. But that’s not all. This versatile household item can also be used outside the house,Read More

31 Natural Pest Control Methods

31 Natural Pest Control Methods

The pests inside and around your home are driving you crazy. And while you’re tempted to make use of commercial pesticides to get rid of them once and for all, you have this fear that the chemicals in these products won’t only kill the pests but also harm your health and that of your lovedRead More

How to Braid Garlic

How to Braid Garlic

Garlic has a lot of amazing benefits for the health that you’d almost think you can’t survive without this versatile spice. For one, it’s known to empower the immune system, making it more capable of combating infections and illnesses. As a natural remedy, it’s used to treat simple ailments like congestion and coughs. Because it’sRead More

Wooden Decking Ideas

Wooden Deck Ideas for the Garden

Wooden Decks look amazing in gardens. You can make any garden look like a paradise, even if you stuck in the city with a small space. I have seen houses that have turned their miniature garden into a desirable chill out spot.  Another advantage about wooden decking is that it is cheap and very easyRead More

Strawberry Leaf ~ Fragaria vesca

Strawberry Leaf ~ Fragaria vesca

Strawberries are highly nutritious, we all know that. But did you know that so is its leaf? Strawberry leaf is a good source of vitamin C, antioxidants, and minerals like calcium and iron. This helpful herb has long been used to alleviate digestive problems like cramps, bloating, and diarrhea. And because it contains caffeic acid,Read More

Help for Beginner Vegetable Gardeners

Help for Beginner Vegetable Gardeners

Putting up a vegetable garden in your backyard? Good for you! Not only would this benefit you health-wise, it will also be a boon for your pockets. Like everything else, the prices of veggies continue to go up, up, up. Having your own vegetable garden helps ensure that you get all the vitamins and mineralsRead More

A Recipe for Homemade Dish Soap

A Recipe for Homemade Dish Soap

Only few people can say that they enjoy washing the dishes. It’s one of those chores that never seem to end. You’re almost tempted to use disposable plates but you don’t want to add more problem to the environment. What you can do is to make use of a homemade dish soap that’s not onlyRead More

Three Easy Herbs to Grow

Three Easy Herbs to Grow

If you’re thinking about putting up a garden in your yard, it’s a good idea to start with easy-to-grow herbs like basil, rosemary and mint. These herbs won’t only add enticing flavors to your cooking, they’re also beneficial for your health. Basil is rich in vitamin K. It’s also known to have antibacterial properties. RosemaryRead More

Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air

Types of Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air

If you think that pollution only exists outside your home, you’re wrong. There’s this thing you call indoor air pollution, which can also take a toll on you and your family’s health. Don’t let that happen. One thing you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones is by decorating your home with houseplantsRead More

DIY Homemade Fruit Fly Repellent

DIY Homemade Fruit Fly Repellent

Fruit fly is a common household pet peeve. You’d do everything to get rid of these teensy insects. Good thing there’s this fruit fly repellent that you can make and use at home. Find out what you’ll need to make this repellent through the article below. It’s a good idea to make your own fruitRead More

How To Get Rid of Bed Bugs

How To Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are probably the only travel souvenirs that everyone hates. When you stay over at hotels, bed bugs hide in your luggage and clothes. And then you come back home not knowing that you’re carrying these tiny pests that are almost too little to be seen by the naked eye. Don’t fret. Getting ridRead More

Make Your Own: “Buzz Off!” Solid Lotion Bar

Make Your Own: “Buzz Off!” Solid Lotion Bar

Want to protect yourself from insect bites? Commercial bug repellents may do the trick. But you must know, most of these contain DEET or N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide, a toxic chemical that has various negative side effects like nausea and disorientation. Exposure to large amounts can also be deadly. So even if this chemical does a good job keeping insectsRead More

5 Homemade Natural Insecticide Solutions

5 Homemade Natural Insecticide Solutions

Your home is infested with pests? Mosquitoes? Cockroaches? Flies? Ants? Bed bugs? Before you call the pest company, here’s something that can save you money—natural insecticides. There are five options that you can make (get the recipes through the link below). All these are made with natural ingredients so no need to worry about toxicRead More

5 Herbs That Repel Flies

5 Herbs That Repel Flies

We’d all be happier if there were no flies around. If you’re like most people, you also probably wonder why they’re here anyway, it doesn’t seem like they serve any good purpose. Whenever you’re eating outdoors (think backyard barbecue parties, camping trips, picnics at the park or simply snacking while at the patio), you’d wantRead More

How To Naturally Keep Roaches Away

How To Naturally Keep Roaches Away

In a perfect world, there’ll be no roaches. Don’t you agree? We don’t live in one but there certainly are things we can do to keep these annoying creatures away (check out the link below). Experts believe that cockroaches spread various kinds of diseases like gastroenteritis. They carry disease-causing germs such as salmonella, staphylococcus and streptococcus.Read More

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Herb Infused Oil: Cold-Infusion method

Ever made herb infused oils before? I love them. I even love looking at them. The picture above just looks great in my eyes. Most people usually go with a warm infusion method, but today we will talk about the cold infusion method. I recommend you work with dry herbs as there is a muchRead More

Herbal Library on a Budget

Herbal Library on a Budget

Did you know that some herbs contain even more potent antioxidants than most fruits and veggies? That’s right, herbs aren’t just for the kitchen, infusing flavors on otherwise bland dishes that we cook every day. They can also do wonders for one’s health, alleviating a number of ailments and health issues such as depression, anxiety,Read More

Medical Uses of Comfrey

Medicinal Uses of Comfrey

Do you know what a comfrey is? Comfrey is an herb that was first cultivated in Europe. During the early years, our ancestors used it to heal injuries like cuts, fractures and sprains. That’s because this herb contains an active ingredient called allantoin as well as a host of vitamins and minerals including vitamin A,Read More

Natural Pest Control

Natural Pest Control

If you are at all into your gardening or cultivating your own food, you know why pests are called pests. They truly are irritating. This article is great in that it has a list of all the herbs you don’t want in your garden and how easily they can be repelled using either herbs, essentialRead More

Keep Mosquitoes Away

13 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes Away

Tiny as they are, mosquitoes can bring immense harm to you and your family. West Nile virus, dengue fever, malaria, and heartworm disease are just few of the many diseases that are transmitted by mosquitoes worldwide. Malaria alone kills about 1.2 million people each year, and the figure still continues to rise. Obviously, it’s importantRead More

Repurposed Planters for your Herb Garden

Repurposed Planters for your Herb Garden

There’s a myriad of ways to prettify your garden. And one that makes for a wonderful story is with the use of repurposed planters. Instead of buying expensive (and boring) planters in your local gardening store, why don’t you use these exciting ideas found in this article below that would bring out your creativity andRead More

Making Wild Rose Water

Making Wild Rose Water

Rose water is known among DIY enthusiasts for its antiseptic, antibacterial and calming properties, which is why it’s a popular ingredient in various homemade products. It’s also rich in vitamins like A, B3, C, D and E. It can tone down the risk of certain ailments like toothache, eye irritation, indigestion, bladder infection, and heartRead More

35 Unexpected Items For Your Compost Pile

35 Unexpected Items For Your Compost Pile

A compost heap is a brilliant thing to do if you have a garden or even a small herb bed. It prevents any wastage, is very good for growth and development of whatever you’re cultivating and is cheap. However, many people do not know what all they can throw into a compost heap. This articleRead More

Preserve Fruits in Alcohol with Your Own Liqueurs

Preserve Fruits in Alcohol with Your Own Liqueurs

Why preserve fruits in Alcohol? You might grow your own, thus they are only available in summer. Many rare fruits will only be available in supermarkets during certain times of year too. So preserving these rare fruits means you can have them all year round. So now you don’t have to resort to freezing orRead More

9 Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

9 Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

I HATE spiders. Sorry, but I do. More than anything. I just can’t stand the way they move (so fast from one end of the room to the other). I’m too afraid to lift them or do anything. However, even though we hate spiders so much, not many people learn the simple techniques there areRead More

Make a Gardener's Hand Scrub

Make a Gardener’s Hand Scrub

This post is really interesting to me as I am a garden fanatic. I’m in the garden about 3-4 times per week fixing things up and keeping everything maintained. My garden isn’t even that big, so I can’t imagine how long others spend in it. This is a very popular post on Jillee’s blog. YouRead More

Top 15 Antibiotic Herbs

Top 15 Antibiotic Herbs

Herbal antibiotics are becoming very popular now since people are aware that traditional antibiotics have been heavily abused and resistance is in development. In the past, herbs were used a lot to get rid of cold and flu, but there are many other uses of herbs which you will discover. An antibiotic is simply aRead More

Grow Vegetables from Kitchen Scraps

Grow Vegetables from Kitchen Scraps

When you have cooked your meal, why not save the scraps and see if you can regrow your own vegetables. This is exactly what Holistic Mamma has done. This will not only reduce waste, but will save you money too; and as always, is fun to do. It is such a simple idea and canRead More

Wild Weeds Iron Tonic

Wild Weeds Iron Tonic

Note: As we promote health (we recommend non alcoholic). This is a great Iron tonic you might want to try. Forget the monthly pills that cost a fortune. This is fun, cheap and tasty. Why use an Iron tonic? Well Iron is good for them big dark circles around your eyes. If you’re a guy,Read More

Onion Cough Syrup

Onion Cough Syrup

Coughs are a continuous burden all year round. Some people are genuinely unlucky and many others use them to get off work. None the less, we all need a little cough medicine now and again. If you have ever been dubious about using or making home remedies, this is the simplest you will come across.Read More

Homemade Daisy Salve

Homemade Daisy Salve

Before the herbs industry exploded with commercialization of the many different varieties from around the world, daisies soon became old new and forgotten about. However, prior too many popular remedies, daises used to be used for curing and healing bruises and this worked very well. That is what this article is about and making aRead More

Top 10 Herbs for Boosting Energy

Top 10 Herbs for Boosting Energy

So whenever we are tired, we turn to coffee thinking it will give a boost. Well, it does; but is it the healthy boost that you need? No! Studies have proven this and relying on a coffee boost is not a wise idea. So what should you turn to? Well there are energy boosting herbsRead More

Fresh Mint Bug Spray

Fresh Mint Bug Spray

We recently published a post about using plants to repel mosquitoes, which was a popular article. However, if that isn’t enough, I have found a little bug spray repellent which is homemade. This idea came from humblebeeandme.com and is comprised of about 10% essential oils which is the optimal ratio to inhibit any possible skinRead More

20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs

20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs

I love herbs. I love talking about them, the way they look, the way they taste and the many MANY different ways you can use them. We have a great article called the Top 20 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs which you should check out as well. This article is about 20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs and wasRead More

Homemade Herbal Bug Spray Recipe

Homemade Herbal Bug Spray Recipe

Are you invested with bugs? Do you spend a lot of money at the shops for these sprays that stink out the house and have little effect? The main concern in this weather is mosquito’s and ticks. These are both very dangerous insects and we should do our utmost to repel them. Well there isRead More

Mosquito Repellent Plants

Mosquito Repelling Plants

We all hate Mosquitos. They are annoying, cause an itch and can even sometimes be very dangerous. There are many things you can do; such has have mosquito nets, spend a fortune on sprays or just wave your hand all day battling them off. However, if you were to situate a few plants such asRead More

Lemon & Thyme Disinfecting Spray

Lemon & Thyme Disinfecting Spray

Using a few ingredients such as lemon, thyme, tea tree oil amongst others, you can create your own little disinfecting herbal sprays that also have a pleasant aroma. The actual instructions on how to make this are very easy to follow and I have actually tried this one myself. Why would you want to makeRead More

Vegetables You Have Not Heard Of

14 Vegetables You’ve Never Heard Of

We all know we should eat more vegetables. They are good for us, and it is recommended by everyone, but sometimes, it is a little boring to eat the same things over and over again. Why not try some of the most unique and unpopular vegetables in your next meal. Follow the article below toRead More

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Discover the 15 Benefits of Basil

A world famous culinary herb used in countless gourmet dishes to kick up flavor, texture, and aroma; basil (Ocimum basilicum) is an annual plant native to India and other Asian tropic regions. It’s most popular in Italian cuisine but is also used in other countries like Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Laos, and many partsRead More

Top 20 Anti Inflammatory Herbs

Top 20 Anti-inflammatory Herbs

Before getting to know what the top anti-inflammatory herbs are, it’s important to understand first what inflammation exactly is. Inflammation is a sign of the body’s attempt to protect itself from possibly harmful stimuli such as pathogens, fungi or viruses. For example, bacteria on a wound can result in redness and swelling, and this meansRead More