How To Build A Potting Bench From Recycled Lumber

How To Build A Potting Bench From Recycled Lumber
I’m a big fan of having a dedicated work space for the task that you’re working on. I have a workbench in my garage workshop, I have a craft table in the family room and I have a office desk where I get all my computer work done. But when it comes to the garden ...

Starting Tomato Seeds Indoors

Starting Tomato Seeds Indoors
Did you see the news about the blizzard on the East Coast recently?  Here in New Jersey we had our biggest snow storm of the year. About a foot of snow with a nice inch of freezing rain on top to make the whole thing a delightful treat to shovel. And now today, the town ...

The Compost Bin Blog

The Compost Bin Blog
Today’s blog post is all about my former life as a garden blogger. Way back in 2006, I started the Compost Bin blog. Now this is not to be confused with WatchItRot.com (no link because I don’t own it anymore) which was started several years before that. That was way before blogging was popular so ...

Tomato Seedling Care

Tomato Seedling Care
I planted 20 tomato seedlings in my basement about 2 months ago. The seedlings germinated under my shop lights and are doing well. Sometime in July I’ll be making delicious tomato sandwiches but today I’d like to talk about a few important things when it comes to tomato seedling care. How to Thin Tomato Seedlings ...

Toro Electric Leaf Blower

Toro Electric Leaf Blower
Toro Electric Leaf Blower I’ve decided that I’m going to stop waiting for the free time to work on my dream projects and start blogging about what I’m actually doing. And unless there’s snow on the ground, if it’s the weekend then I’m using my Toro Electric Leaf Blower. And if I had a nickel ...

How to Care for Clematis

How to Care for Clematis
How to Care for Clematis When it comes to growing interesting plants in the garden, I’d say vines fit the bill. They’ll make a fence or a trellis look like a work of art in your yard and they really aren’t too hard to care for either. After a pool renovation about 10 years ago, ...