Upcycling a ladder-back chair with fabric strips for caning and refinished with whimsical painting.
Author Archives: lisatheardentgardener
Composting with Worms and Tips for Repurposing Household Waste
Worms are a gardeners friend! Let them eat your kitchen and organic household waste with vermicomposting and get garden fertilizer for free.
Scented Herb Bundles & Winter Bouquets
Winter harvests from the garden include scented herb bundles for wood fire kindling, and ikebana garden bouquets.
What to do with all those old DVDs and CDs
What to do with all those old dvds and cds that you can’t recycle after your Marie Kondo purge? Upcycle them into art — wall hangings, garden art, room dividers.
Garden Fountains for Bird & Bee Habitat
Water fountains bring birds and a relaxing vibe to your garden. Year-round garden interest and habitat for birds, honeybees and hummingbirds.
Winter food gardening in Sonoma County, California. Grow your own shiitake mushrooms, persimmons, broccoli, citrus. Harvest your own olives for olive oil!
Frog Opera Farm
Start your own frog habitat! How to make a pond for tadpoles and California tree frogs.
Virtual Garden Escape — a photo gallery
Escape from pandemic lock-down into a virtual flower garden tour of daffodils, roses, poppies, and honeysuckle.
Winter Upcycling Projects
During the rainy days when it’s too inclement to garden, try an upcycling project like making produce bags, or new cushions for garden benches, or some upcycled furniture.
In 2020, many new people began gardening due to the pandemic — creating their own “Victory Gardens”. Share your experience of your 2020 garden and read about ours. Chat with you soon!