How To Grow Green Onions

We love to garden in our house. Since I cook morning, noon, and night we go through a lot of fresh produce and herbs. One trick I learned a long time ago was ways to replant and get more life out of my green onions. Say what?!? Yes, DO NOT throw the root ends from green onions away. You can actually plant them and regenerate a few rounds of green onions before they are no longer good. … [Read more...]

40 DIY Succulent Ideas

Ever since I created my Aluminum Can Succulent Garden I've become a little obsessed with the low-maintenance plants. Today, I'm sharing 40 amazing DIY succulent ideas to get even the non-gardener a chance at growing something green in their own home. Aluminum Can Succulent Garden from Sew Woodsy Color Blocked Succulent Pot from White House Black Shutters Living Arrangements: Terrarium Necklace Tutorial from Jordan Valley Home & Garden Club Succulent Gardening from Sand & … [Read more...]

How to Create Outdoor Potted Floral Arrangements

Well, we are officially back from vacation. It's been less than 2 days and we are both ready to go back and already planning our next trip later this year. To say we are addicted to travel is an understatement. We spent 8 glorious days in the Caribbean and we hope to share some of our adventures with you guys in the coming weeks and then we will go back to sharing Europe since we still have so much to share! Before we left for vacation we gave our back patio a summer refresh and brought in tons … [Read more...]

Faux Dip-Dyed Garden Pot

Last week, we revealed our summer patio refresh. We honestly can't stop looking at our patio and of course now we are more eager than ever to entertain. While we worked on refreshing our patio we also did a few minor DIY projects. One of the projects I've been wanting to do for a while was to do a faux dip-dyed garden pot. This project did not cost us anything. With just a few supplies that we had laying around our home I was able to achieve the faux dip-dyed look that I … [Read more...]

How to Create a Natural Log Pathway + Video

This is a sponsored post for As always all opinions are our own.  We like (what we like to call) "free projects" or in this case very inexpensive projects that make a HUGE impact on our living space. It all started with quite a few collected logs that Mr. Woodsy had been hoarding collecting over the past month. We partnered with our friends at to create yet another fun and creative DIY video. This time we share how to create a natural outdoor pathway! Watch our video to … [Read more...]

How to Build a Timber Garden Border + Vegetable Garden Tips

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We love to garden! Some wonder how we find the time since we are so busy. With a few tips and tricks gardening can be done with little-to-no work! Promise! I think the ultimate thing you need to do is figure out what inspires you in the garden. Gardening does not have to be complicated if you have fun garden projects! Another thing to keep in mind is the dreaded word "weeds". If … [Read more...]

How to Build a Raised Square Foot Garden

A few months ago, I helped my dad build a raised square foot garden. This project took a half day and the total cost of supplies was around $200. This is definitely an intermediate wood working project. It requires quite a few tools and knowledge on how to build. A raised square foot garden bed is ideal to keep animals out and it makes gardening easy on the back. We were inspired by these plans. Please know, that you do not need to use the wood we listed. If you don't prefer pressure treated … [Read more...]

Find Beauty In The Fall With Miracle-Gro!

I don't know about you, but I love gardening in the fall. Since building our raised garden beds we've been doing a lot of gardening,  so I'm especially excited to start gardening this fall. The weather will be cooler and I can plant a whole new variety of herbs and vegetables. … [Read more...]

{Revamped} Wire Basket Plant Stands

5+ years ago when Mr. Woodsy and I first moved in to our first place we had very little decor. Needless to say nothing on our porch! One day, he came home from work with two beat up wire basket plant stands. I had expressed the interest in wanting a container garden and he felt these stands would be a great place to store the variety of pots we were starting to collect on our patio. It was a small narrow patio and with all the pots on the patio it gave us very little room to walk around. At the … [Read more...]

{Part 2} How to Build A Raised Garden Bed

Two weeks ago we started the first of our 2 part series on How To Build A Raised Garden Bed. Today we are going to show you how Mr. Woodsy constructed the garden bed and a few of the veggies we planted! This was a fairly easy project (although time consuming with the little details), and best of all it was light on our budget. Mr. Woodsy arranged the garden beds how he wanted them in the yard. Last post Mr. Woodsy showed us how he carved out the grooves to make the joints for the … [Read more...]