Prevent Algae from Growing in Your Birdbath
To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre-1982 copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath & I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being pre-1982 is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural algicide. You could also use a small length of copper pipe or tubing, or any other copper coin. I have found this to work extremely well with the exception of those times when the temperatures stay above 90 for extended periods. Copper is…
10 Ways to Upcycle Glass Bottles & Jars
Ever wonder what to do with that empty wine bottle, baby food jar or jam jar? Here are 10 great ideas to help you upcycle glass bottles and jars.
How to Make a Tiered Clay Pot Centerpiece! It's so Easy!
I love the versatility of clay pots! And simply by giving them a white wash treatment, stacking them on top of each other and adding faux succulents gives you a…
How to Make a Bottle Tree
How to Make a Bottle Tree. A bottle tree is a type of recycled glass sculpture that is popular with gardeners. Its origins lay in Egypt, where bottles were used to capture spirits. African slaves also kept bottle trees near their quarters...
Mushroom Christmas Tree Ornaments
These cute mushroom instructions can be found in several places on the Internet. This is not my own idea, but wanted to share here, in ca...
Hanging solar lights using glass chandelier bowls and dollar store items!
How to make DIY hanging solar light bird feeders by upcycling glass bowl light shades off of a chandelier. Easy bird feeders with additional $1 solar lights from walmart, lighting for your backyard and deck as well as a great spot for squirrels, chipmunks and birds to eat all year.
Here is another bird feeder I made out of a 20 lbs propane tank for another good friend. I cut it out along with the tank topper (that's what I call it) with my plasma cutter. I welded the tank topper on, applied a coat of primer so she can paint it any colour she wants.
Garden Solar Power Decoration
Used an old fixture light cover and placed over a solar power light. This garden project was so easy to put together. I was getting ready to clean out my garage…
DIY: How to Make a Bottle Tree for Your Garden
This article is about how to make bottles trees using just a few simple items. The history and 'functionality' of these trees is equally fascinating. Read on to discover more!
Hobgoblin of Harwich Manor Statue
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