Gardening

From planting a beautiful, lush garden to achieving a bountiful harvest, the Craftsy Gardening Blog is your best resource for growing inspiration. Visit often, and learn the skills to create statement-making surroundings!


Tips for Growing Squash + Some Surprising Fun Facts

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Did you know you can train squash to grow vertically to provide more space in the garden? Or that you can actually eat the squash blossoms? Did you know you can use milk to help keep a common squash problem under control? Read on for some more tips on growing and fun facts about everyone's favorite garden crop.

Read more

Top 5 Tips for Beginner Gardeners

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Every veteran gardener had to start somewhere, and most of us made every mistake in the book that first year. I'm here to share those big mistakes to get you off on the right foot.

Read more

What Your Tomato Plants Need Mid-Season to Thrive

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

The tomato seedlings were planted weeks ago. All the work is done, right? Wrong! Find out what your tomato plants need mid-season to thrive!

Read more

Just In! Announcing Brand New Paper Crafts Classes From Craftsy

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You've waited long enough! On the heels of announcing new gardening classes and woodworking classes last week, we're thrilled to finally unveil brand new new paper crafts classes from Craftsy, including two completely FREE mini-classes. Without further adieu, here are the latest and greatest online classes in Craftsy's Paper Crafts catalog!

Read more

Creative Escape Flash Sale! Enjoy Savings on Select Classes Now

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Find your creative escape with limited time discounts on select online classes. You can dive head first into summer savings up to 50% off. But you better hurry! These class savings will be gone faster than a firefly!

Read more

5 Easy to Grow Vegetables You’ve Likely Never Heard of

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Are you getting bored of growing the same things year after year? Why not spice up your life by trying one of these easy to grow and uncommon vegetables? You likely won't find them at the grocery store, so planting them in the garden may be the only way you'll get to try these culinary delights.

Read more