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DIY Projects

Discover slide shows, step-by-step instructions, and recipes for nature-inspired DIY projects for your home or gift-giving.

  • Create a Garden Path
    Where there's a will, make a path. Our step-by-step guide to making your own garden path.
  • How to Calculate Soil Volume in Raised Beds
    Use the Soil Calculator to determine how much soil you need to fill your raised bed.
  • Gather Gifts from the Garden
    Giving a gift you've made yourself sends a message of caring to the recipient, and using homegrown materials makes it even more special. Summer is the time to gather and prepare flowers and herbs so you'll have plenty of gift-making materials.
  • Easy, Homemade Spa Gifts
    Shower friends and family with garden-inspired bath and body treats using fragrant essential oils
  • Use LED Candles to Create Holiday Decor
    Flame-free LED candles can be used safely in inspiring centerpieces and decor.
  • Watch: Grow Seeds in an Eggshell
    Use an eggshell to grow a tiny crop of seedlings. Makes a great spring centerpiece.
  • Watch: Viva Planter Idea Book
    Slideshow features our self-watering Viva planters, a line that features bold color and a high-gloss finish, Photos include "recipes" for inspiring plant combinations.
  • How to Grow Loofah Sponge Gourds
    Loofah, also spelled Luffa, are in the cucurbit family—along with cucumbers, melons, squash, and other gourds—and grow on long vines. They require a long, hot growing season.