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Make Your Own DIY Seed Bombs

Have you ever heard of seed bombs? I’m so obsessed with the idea! In fact, I just made some for Mother Nature Network. Click here for the complete tutorial!  Anyways, seed bombs are little balls of dirt and clay filled with seeds. What you do is throw them into empty lots or places that you’d

Make Your Own Kokedama (Hanging Moss Ball)

Looking for a cool, modern way to display your plants? Check out these kokedamas!! It’s a derivative of the bonsai. History dates this form back to 1063 A.D. in ancient Japan. The idea is that you constrict the roots like a bonsai, but instead of a pot in a ball of moss. They are really easy

DIY Garden Markers You’re Sure To Dig

As if you didn’t know, gardening is one of my family’s “things.” Actually, it’s my son Kai’s thing. So, I teamed together with Onlinelabels.com and designed these garden markers to help Kai organize his seeds and to add a little bit of ornament to his garden. Check out Kai’s garden here.  To make these fun

How to Make Strawberry Planters

In the craft world, especially during summer, fruit DIYs are so trendy. Pineapples are on top of the list. A big thanks to sites like StudioDIY and Oh Happy Day for making that happen. This year, I thought I’d jump on the fruit trend band wagon, but skip the pineapple and go straight to the

DIY Eggshell Seedlings

If you’re a regular following of my blog, you’ll know that my son Kai really digs gardening. He has a nice garden in the backyard full of veggies. We buy starter plants from the store, but he also plants seeds as well. We recently read about starting seedlings in eggshells because shells are packed with

How to Grow A Spring Garden

Ever since Kai was little, he has loved gardening. I think digging in the dirt is therapeutic for him. It’s a way for him to feel grounded. He says he loves to watch his plants grow. I often find him in the backyard singing or reading books to his plants. He comes home after school

DIY Citrus Peel Bird Feeder Cups

“Feed the birds – tuppence a bag” — this is from Mary Poppins, in case you didn’t know. And you know how much I love Mary Poppins! But for real, let’s take a que from our favorite nanny and feed the birds using old citrus peels. I recently wrote an article about this for Mother Nature

DIY Mother’s Day Tea Cup Garden Craft

  Hey Dads, Yeah! I’m talking to you!!! Together with your child, make this special gift for Mother’s Day this year. This is even a fun idea for grandma. And once the plant dies, because it most likely will (at least if it’s in my house), mom and grandma will have a special tea cup made

DIY Easy Succulent Terrarium (Star Wars Style)

May the 4th be with you! In honor of Star Wars Day, I decided to design a succulent terrarium for my husband’s office featuring my brother Kevin’s original toy Star Wars figures. It’s easy-to-make and better yet, easy-to-maintain. You only need to water the plants once a month. The Star Wars theme is, of course,

DIY Recycled Can Bird Feeder Craft

It’s Earth Day – one of my favorite days of the year! I created these DIY Recycled Coffee Can Bird Feeder Craft that I decorated with duct tape for Momtastic.com. Click here for a complete tutorial. I hung these outside in a tree in my backyard. It took a couple of day for the squirrels