Collection by Lynette Johnstone

Lynette Johnstone
Tomato plants flourish in straw bales, and no weeds or weeding! Check out the straw-bale gardening movement that has become one of this summer's hottest gardening trends. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design)

Bad soil? No soil? Plant in straw bales instead

Bad soil? Not enough soil? Maybe even no soil?

mason jar herb garden- i know i have pinned this before but I am really excited about it.


It was a pleasant surprise on Saturday when the predicted rain decided to clear long enough for Hubby and I to get started on this year’s garden. Since the weather was still threatening a do…

10 DIY Outdoor Projects - Paperblog

Since I've been spending a lot of my time outdoors, I thought I'd share some super DIY outdoor projects with you that I've come across. These are my top 10 favorite:I've seen a lot of wood planters out there, but I love how this one fills out t...

A salvaged screen door provides a fitting, friendly entrance for this beautiful country garden. Unlike its solid wood counterpart, a screened door offers visitors a sneak peak and can withstand winds without issue.

Great Entrances: 10 Welcoming Garden Gates

A thoughtfully designed gate can make an already welcoming garden even more so, and give a much-needed decorative boost come winter. Whether integrated into a fence's design, overrun by wildflowers, or a standalone element, a gate is an extension of your home's (and garden’s) personality—but that doesn’t mean it can’t make a statement all its own. We found 10 examples of gates that serve as a barrier to the outside world while still saying "come on in." Even if your gardening prowess hasn't…

Raised Bed Irrigation

Raised bed irrigation

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Trädgård under ständig planering, renovering och förbättring.

Trädgård - Hemma hos nattdesign

Trädgård under ständig planering, renovering och förbättring.

How Home Aquaponics Can Deliver A Perpetual Supply Of Food

How Home Aquaponics Can Deliver A Never-Ending Supply Of Food - Off The Grid News

Listen To The Article Do you love growing your own food? Maybe you have a garden and some livestock like chickens, but you want to create more sustainable food systems for you and your family. Consider aquaponics, which has been around for years, dating all the way back to primitive systems in early civilizations in ...

Pretty raised veg beds, exactly how I envisage my garden when it's done!...though much messier! :/

Spring and It's Effects on Me - Paperblog

I reallllllly want this... I saw this over on Heather Bullard's FB page yesterday and have been daydreaming of pretty little herb beds wrapped in wattle. It also has me itching for spring! Love these beds too...

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