How to make Hypertufa

What the hell is that? That’s what I said when the Plant Man said the word, “Hypertufa.” Hypertufa is a mixture of Portland cement, perlite, peat and a little water.

Wandering Jew Grows Where No Plant Has Grown Before

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson We have had some problem areas around the house where nothing would grow or grew very poorly. Maybe you’ve had the same problems? Let us tell you about two of ours….

Easy Bamboo Planters

“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” -Bruce Lee We think you’ll like this idea if you’re into that rough Robinson Crusoe style. It’s a no frills, all natural, simple idea, but as you know, that’s kind of our thing.

DIY: Raised Garden Bed

“God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done.” ~Author Unknown In Florida we get the warm temperatures for growing many types of plants almost year round but unfortunately the soil is extremely sandy

Eco-Friendly Flower Bed

“The supreme reality of our time is…the vulnerability of our planet.” -John F Kennedy Yard Waste day in our neighborhood can bring a lot of free raw materials for many projects.

Repurposed Brita Water Filters

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”  -John Muir We just replaced our Brita water filter but it couldn’t be put on the curb with the rest of the recyclables and we didn’t want to throw it away.