Tag Archives : gardening

Free Pattern: 4 inch planter


Hey hey it’s been a good long while since I made a free pattern! The story behind this one is a kind of boring one if you’re not into growing things. Basically I was reading about pots, and from my research I concluded that fabric pots were clearly superior. Why? Well they have ample drainage, for one. Too much water?…

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Gardening with a bit of crochet


My life has been consumed by gardening haha. I’m learning so much, even if I don’t grow much this year, next year will be a success! We’ve had a few over 90 degree days so I’ve had to mulch all my plants and make shade spots with old bed sheets. 😛 I lost one of three cucumber plants, hopefully it’ll…

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The evolution of the 2nd pallet


I built a trellis for my incoming cucumbers ^^ Tomatoes are going on the opposite end. I was originally going to build a second trellis for them, but I found out about the cat’s cradle method of supporting tomatoes and it’s way easier & cheaper! You can’t use it on something as heavy as cucumbers though. I then decided to…

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It’s spring!!


I’m germinating seeds in damp paper towels in plastic containers on the top of the fridge. In 3 days I’ve got marigolds, cucumbers, brussel sprouts, and chives all ready to face the world! The tomatoes, broccoli and other flowers and herbs are a bit more shy. 🙂 It’s so fun bringing new plants into the world, although I’m not sure…

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