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!


Homemade Flavored Sugar: A Sweet Way to Preserve Herbs

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Food & Cooking, Gardening | Comments

For those days when you have a little too much left over from a generous bunch of herbs from the grocery store, or for that late summer abundance from your garden, one of my favorite ways to preserve the extras is by infusing them (or, essentially, drying them) in sugar. Read on for the method + flavor inspiration + recipe ideas for tasty herb-flavored sugar!

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The Craftsy Android App Is HERE…and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

The wait is over! We’re so excited to announce that the Craftsy App for Android is live, and now, everything you love about Craftsy is available on the go! Enjoy unlimited access to high-quality classes with the world's best instructors, all from the your convenience of your Android device.

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Putting the Garden to Bed for Winter in 7 Easy Steps

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

As much as we hate to admit it, winter is right around the corner, and it's time to clean up and close up the garden.We've put together an easy-peasy checklist so it will be a snap for you to put the garden to bed this year.

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Recycle Your Garden! How to Save Garden Seeds for Next Season

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Saving seeds is simple, and it's a great project to involve the whole family in. Keep reading to learn all the ins and outs of saving seeds so you can start recycling your garden in a whole new way!

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Pumpkin Carving Tutorial: A Very Craftsy Jack-o’-Lantern

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Show your maker pride! This Halloween carve the craftiest pumpkin on the block and be the envy of every crafter in town with our FREE pumpkin carving templates + tutorial!

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Enjoy Fresh Herbs All Winter Long: How to Grow Thyme Indoors

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Thyme is a delightful culinary herb that enhances soups, salad dressings, casseroles, scrambled eggs and homemade breads with its subtle flavor. Growing thyme indoors in winter is a convenient and easy way to keep enjoying this delicious herb all year long. If you'd like to give it a try, here are some growing and serving tips you'll want to consider.

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