DIY Birdbath Projects and Tutorials

Vertical Gardening is quite the trend this year. From salad gardens built on hanging wooden planks to the inventive use of hanging shoe organizers. And why not? It is the classic cook’s conundrum: You want to have fresh herbs at arm’s reach, but you haven’t got the space for an entire herb garden—or you live in an apartment with very little outdoor space. So, we created our own simple DIY solution that props your herb garden up with basic yard lattice….

Strelitzia reginae. Common name: Bird of Paradise. This exotic tropical plant prefers sun but does equally well in sun or semi-shade. Easy to grow from seeds. Native to South Africa; it is another one of the unusual and attractive members of the banana family (Musaceae). As a landscape item this giant plant can make a striking focal point for a tropical or subtropical patio or courtyard.