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Tips for Planting a Meadow

Nov 30, 2015

A meadow doesn't have to take up acres upon acres of space. Learn how you can have a meadow garden in your backyard with these gardening tips.

Behind the Scenes: A Peek at the Craft Spaces of DIY Network's Bloggers

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Our favorite writers, content contributors and bloggers give us a tour of their home offices, studios and creative spaces.

White Eggplant

Nov 30, 2015

Eggplant comes in many shapes and colors, the most common color being dark purple. But white-skinned varieties are tasty and easy to grow, and they give a garden a special twist.

Vegetable Garden Plans

Nov 25, 2015

Taking time to plan a vegetable garden before you plant can pay dividends throughout the season. Clever use of low rows and tall accent plants creates microclimates that different vegetables enjoy, as well as great visual effects.

Growing Vegetables Under Cover

Nov 25, 2015

Vegetable plants often need protection from cold weather and persistent pests, particularly when they are young and most vulnerable. Being prepared with the appropriate equipment and protective covers is the best way to avoid losses.

Growing Vegetables in Containers

Nov 25, 2015

It is possible to grow a huge range of vegetables and herbs successfully in pots, which means that anyone with a patio, balcony or even just a sunny windowsill can harvest their own fresh produce for the kitchen.

Choosing a Site for Your Vegetable Garden

Nov 25, 2015

Growing vegetables in ideal conditions is not always possible, particularly if you have limited space, but it pays to find a sunny spot that is sheltered from the wind and easily accessible for watering and weeding.

Combining Vegetables and Flowers in Your Garden

Nov 25, 2015

Small gardens need to look their best year round and usually have no room for a separate vegetable garden, but with a little imagination, vegetables can look striking alongside flowers and produce a tasty harvest, too.

Raised Beds for Easy Vegetable Cultivation

Nov 25, 2015

Not only do raised beds bring interesting height and structure to a garden design, they also elevate the level of the soil to make cultivation and harvesting your vegetables much less strenuous.

7 Smart Kitchen Safety Tips for the Holidays

Nov 21, 2015 by Emily Fazio

Keep your kitchen safe during this busy holiday season by following these tips from DIY Network blogger Emily Fazio.

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Make The Most Of Fall With These Outdoor Projects

Made + Remade Nov 6, 2015 by Emily Fazio

As we all try and check things off our outdoor maintenance list for this fall, I thought I’d throw a few new ideas onto the table to complement your efforts in fall landscaping, gardening, and lawn care. Make a permanent place for your firewood If you have a wooded backyard, you can likely relate to the constant upkeep [...]

Homemade Buttermilk Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day

Made + Remade Nov 5, 2015 by Mick Telkamp

I love using “National Days” as an excuse for decadence. November 5th is a good one as we celebrate National Doughnut Day. But wait a second. Wasn’t National Donut Day back in June? I seem to remember Ellen making some super cool cactus donuts to celebrate. It’s true. National Donut Day is the first Friday [...]

Pumpkin-Free Fall Decorating

Made + Remade Nov 3, 2015 by Ellen Foord

Fall decorating is typically dominated with pumpkins and, more recently, an explosion of decorative gourds. They’re festive and absolutely evoke the essence  of autumn, but as the Halloween portion of fall draws to a close, I find myself ready to clear the slate and decorate for autumn in the absence of pumpkins. I’m on orange [...]

Wine Cork-Stamped Placemats for Fall Dining

Made + Remade Oct 30, 2015 by Lish Dorset

When you save wine corks for years you tend to create quite the collection. I’ve been collecting for so long that I’ve been able to give away the corks to fellow crafters for DIY projects and to wine bars to use as decorations. If you’re like me and tend to hold onto wine corks thinking [...]

Creative Genius: Sewing Chemistry with Stitch Lab’s Leslie Bonnell

Made + Remade Oct 29, 2015 by Lish Dorset

Five years ago I was in Austin for my first visit to SXSW and was meeting one of my best friends at this fabric store and workshop that fellow sewing pals had told me I simply could NOT miss during my visit to Texas. I found myself inside Stitch Lab and my jaw dropped the [...]

Do You Get Excited About Home Construction?

Made + Remade Oct 29, 2015 by Emily Fazio

The winner of Blog Cabin 2015 in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho was announced this week (Congrats, Albert!). Watching the process from beginning to end left me thinking a lot about how luxurious it would be to renovate our home. It’s not that my current home looks anything like this, which is how Blog Cabin presented was on Day [...]

Last Minute Halloween Craft: DIY Trick or Treat Bag

Made + Remade Oct 27, 2015 by Ellen Foord

It’s always a race to finish the little details, isn’t it? Unless, of course, you are super prepared and never get caught in a pinch. But that’s just not me. There always seems to be one detail I forget about and then have to race the clock to finish. I was pretty proud of myself [...]

The Easy Way To Hang Art On Brick Or Stone

Made + Remade Oct 27, 2015 by Emily Fazio

Newsflash! Hanging art and decorations can be challenging and damaging, but there’s a trick! Before you break up your brick or mess up your masonry with wall anchors, there are a few amazing products you MUST know about. First, a few things: I tested two different products, one is the Brick Clip® Fastener (above, front) and [...]

Creative Genius: The Modern Natural Dyer Kristine Vejar

Made + Remade Oct 23, 2015 by Lish Dorset

Before reading Kristine Vejar’s new book, The Modern Natural Dyer: A Comprehensive Guide to Dyeing silk, Wool, Linen, and Cotton at Home (Published by STC Craft | An Imprint of Abrams), this closest I had ever come to dyeing my own fabrics was by way of a summer camp tie-dye project. I’m happy to report [...]

Upcycle This: Halloween ‘Can’dle Holders From Aluminum Cans

Made + Remade Oct 23, 2015 by Tiffany Threadgould

Here’s an upcycling trick to try this Halloween – transform empty aluminum cans into luminaries. Dive into your recycling bin and retrieve some empties. Then use a simple thumbtack to punch through the thin aluminum to help your design take shape. I visited Etsy labs earlier this month, along with my TerraCycle teammates, to show [...]