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Steve's Allotment Episode 5 - Preparing the Carrot Bed - YouTube

Steve's Allotment Episode 5 - Preparing the Carrot Bed

Attach tubing to rake prongs to create even planting rows.

Rake with cut off tubes for pre-measured row spacing - great Idea for planting seeds. what a neat idea!

A-frame with simple wired fencing used to grow peas and cucumbers

"Easy-to-build A-frame trellis to support cucumbers, small melons, gourds and sugar snap peas. Plant crops that prefer cooler temperatures, including cilantro, lettuce and spinach in the space underneath the a-frame.

3 Composting Techniques Everyone Should Know • Tips, Ideas and Tutorials! Including this great infographic from 'well home'.

3 Composting Techniques Everyone Should Know

How to make composting work for you infographic - explains worm composting, hot, cold, etc.

This is fabulous for any vine! What a great idea!  Throw some burlap sacks over the buckets and voila... instant outdoor room for entertaining!

Build a PVC cucumber/vine trellis Trellis gardening, direct sun plants on outside, shaded plants on the inside --even doubles as a playhouse!

organic vegetable gardening tips for beginners - vegetables 2

Live a More Healthy LifeStyle – Organic Vegetable Gardening Tips for Beginners. For when I have a backyard… One day!


Clever usage of milk jug in gardening

Winter-Sowing Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies.

Tepee Sandpit by Moment to Moment Little spider monkeys (and your green beans!) will have a blast climbing this outdoor structure. Made from long wooden planks, this tepee also forms a hollow base that’s perfect for sandpit. And when the bean stalks have taken over the tepee, it’ll be a great shady hide-out from the sun. Check out how Australian mum of two from Moment to Moment made this tepee work for her kids.

Simple Ways to Transform Your Garden into a Playground Paradise

Giant Tepee Garden - creative idea for repurposing branches and natural materials & provide an amazing play space for kids. They can watch climbing beans grow up as a natural shade cover, plant other edibles in the planter box around the edge.

Ten Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency - has great simple (not over the top crazy) for preparedness and self-sufficiency, even on a very small scale

Ten Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency

Maybe not the best-looking bare trellis, but can you imagine what it'd look like with wisteria or grape vines?

Trellis arch between brick and cinder block raised beds for cucumbers/beans to climb up