Posts for March 2015

How to build your own pop bottle terrarium

It’s that time of year when we start thinking of all of the outdoor activities we want to get a jump on. For many, gardening and landscaping projects take the cake. If you are just getting started with your garden, this fun projects is an easy way to not only give your seedlings an amazing jumpstart before committing them to the earth, but also an opportunity to reuse 2 liter pop bottles or old packaging containers with lids, for example, an empty peanut butter jars or the like. Starting your plants or seedlings off in a terrarium gives them a little time to grow and mature, as well as protects them from the horrors of an early spring frost.

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The growing benefits of compost

Composting at home will minimize your carbon footprint and benefit your green thumb. Whether you live in an apartment and compost inside with a designated trash bin, or in your backyard, composting is a great way to boost the health of your garden, reduces the need for chemical fertilizers, and reduces the amount of waste you throw out each month.

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