Posts filed under ‘Garden Crafts’

WOW! Pictures of cast cement leaf fountains to inspire you!

There is a man in eastern Wisconsin who makes metal stands that are used to make cast cement leaves into fountains . Here are some pictures of the leaves and the frames.

Continue Reading September 16, 2010 at 8:34 AM Leave a comment

Craft Idea. “How-to” video of casting a leaf in concrete.

How-to video on casting a leaf in concrete.

Continue Reading August 27, 2010 at 7:23 AM Leave a comment

Breakfast for the Birds – Suet Recipes.

The birds will go crazy for these suet cakes!

Continue Reading August 4, 2010 at 8:24 PM Leave a comment

How to cast a leaf in concrete for a one-of-a-kind birdbath.

You don’t have to pay a lot for a one-of-a-kind birdbath. This spring, look for plants with large leaves to add to your garden. Then turn one of those big beauties into a birdbath.

Continue Reading July 12, 2010 at 8:07 PM Leave a comment

How to build a simple water feature.

In this video, I show you how to breathe new life into a salvaged urn by creating this easy water feature in 5 quick steps.

Continue Reading July 1, 2010 at 6:41 AM Leave a comment

Build a Rustic Tuteur*

This tuteur, a variation on the classic version, is the same. Supplies are minimal and inexpensive. The biggest investment of your time will be finding the sticks and waiting for the glue to dry.

Continue Reading June 29, 2010 at 4:28 PM Leave a comment

Lavender’s allure begins with its aroma.

Here’s her recipe for lavender hand cream, which uses products you can find at a natural foods store or health food store:

Continue Reading June 27, 2010 at 9:19 PM Leave a comment

How cute is this? Wooden Planter to make

To make a planter just like this one, you’ll need just basic tools and a table saw to cut the pieces to the proper width. I chose rough-sawn cedar because I like the rustic look and it weathers well.

Continue Reading May 27, 2010 at 6:34 PM Leave a comment

Make your own drip irrigation system

Here’s an easy-to-make project that reuses water or pop bottles and keeps your plants happy!

Continue Reading May 13, 2010 at 6:34 AM Leave a comment

How to Build a Pot Fountain. DIY

Fine Gardening Magazine has lots of interesting craft ideas on their site. This link is to a how-to video on making a very pretty water feature.

Continue Reading May 3, 2010 at 7:59 PM Leave a comment

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