Yes, this is not your ordinary bug trap. Now you can create your own DIY Designer Bug Trap! My original goal was to create a bug catcher to get the flies and gnats from in and around our back porch. This is a simple design where the kind of bug you collect depends on what […]
Design ideas and instruction for home and garden projects such as planting an herb garden, starting seeds indoors, and insect repelling plants.
This List of 20 Insect Repelling Plants was a must have for our house. We love to be outside, and the bugs love us. I don’t have a lot of space where I currently live. I have my garden, a yard for my kids to destroy in their various ways, and flowers, herbs, and vegetables […]
Why Grow your Own Herbs? Growing your own herbs has a lot of advantages: It is Frugal. A lot of herbs are perennials, depending on your area, and will come up for you each year without you doing much of anything. Peppermint, sage, and oregano are great examples for my area. It is Convenient. You […]
Planning for Spring planting is one of the things I love about winter. There can be a lot to think about, even for someone with a small garden or kitchen garden. This seed planning guide is put together to help you organize those thoughts so that you are ready to plant when it is time, […]
I can’t believe how much I’ve learned in the past year! I do things now that I never would have thought of this time last year. Check out the Simple Life Mom Top 10 of 2013’s. (I love how banana peppers are right in the middle of all the DIY items). Thank you all for […]
Depending on where you live, a lot of us in Northern America have started our winter planting. We are planting our veggies, flowers, and herbs in little pots to sit on our window sills until it’s time to put them outside. A winter planting guide get your started thinking about what you should plant and […]
Fall is such a fun time. Tucking in Your Garden can be adventurous for your kids just as much as you. My kids are so excited when the first few leaves fall…and yes, they will go get leaves from neighboring properties just to have the most perfect massive leaf pile. Now, I love to start […]