10 Cool DIY Home and Garden Projects You Can Make With a 3D Printer

November 20, 2013



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Pushpin birdhouse design spotted on MakerBot’s Thingiverse.

I’ve been seriously wowed lately by many of the inventive 3D printed objects I have found, like concrete planter bricks, a mini planter system with drip irrigation, and a modular vertical garden perfect Read More…

5 Acts of Guerrilla Gardening to Inspire Your Inner Urban Guerrilla Gardener

November 9, 2013

Guerrilla Gardening on manhole for Pansy Project
Punched in Manchester.

Guerrilla gardeners around the world are planting political statements or small urban street art exhibitions, and some are just in it to encourage guerrilla gardening everywhere:

1. Guerrilla Gardener Plants Human Rights Statements
Driven by a … Read More…

Five DIY No-Chills Fire Pits

November 5, 2013



DIY fire pit upcycled from washing machine drum



Photo by House & Fig

It’s getting mighty chilly here in New England so we’re warming up to the idea of these DIY fire pits that combine easy-to-find materials with easy-to-build designs.

We’re talking fire pits that will take the … Read More…

How I Overcame My Fear of Bonsai

October 3, 2013



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Photo via Art of Bonsai, by Nacho Marin, Caracas Venezuela

As a gardener, I know what I like and don’t like. Then there’s the middle gray area: the mysterious garden endeavors I might like, but I’d always been too freaked Read More…

10 Symbolic Rosh Hashanah Foods From the Garden

September 4, 2013



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Photo, Mike Goldberg

A time for family gathering and feasting, Rosh Hashanah or the Jewish New Year, marks the beginning the High Holy Days, the ten days between it and Yom Kippur, in which people of the Jewish faith make Read More…

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