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!


Giveaway Alert! Enter to Win a Free Cookbook and Modern Sauces Class!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

Earlier this week we announced the exciting news that our online cooking class A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces with James Peterson won the prestigious International Association of Culinary Professionals' award for Best Culinary Video Series. So to celebrate, we're giving Craftsy members a chance to WIN free enrollment in the award-winning class PLUS a copy of James Peterson's cookbook Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making. Read more

5 Herbs Every Garden Should Have

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden | Comments

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, Thyme and Mint

One of the best ways to eat healthy garden-fresh foods is to plant herbs. These edible plants are attractive, easy to grow and absolutely delicious. But where should you begin? Here are my top five herbs for growing in your garden.

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Giving Back: Crafting Makes the World a Better Place!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Crafting helps me help others on Craftsy.com

Crafters around the world understand that crafting is more than “just a hobby.” But did you know that numerous studies have proven that crafting promotes overall health? In the Craftsy series "Better Lives With Crafting," we will focus each week, for the next month, on one of the specific ways crafting keeps you well. Check out this week's feature "Crafting Helps Me Help Others” showcasing heartwarming stories from members who use crafts to make the lives of others a little brighter.

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Keep Critters Away the Natural Way: Natural Insect Control for Gardens

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Gardening, Home & Garden | Comments

Yellow Nasturtium Flowers

When your garden is under attack, instead of reaching for a bug spray, stop and think about using natural, environmentally-friendly insect control methods for gardens instead. Here are two tips for controlling garden pests in a natural and chemical-free way.

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Save Some Green With Craftsy’s Endless Creativity Sale!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Craftsy's Endless Creativity Sale

Don't miss out on our Endless Creativity Sale! The Craftsy big course sale offers you discounts on all classes- up to 50% off! Whether it's a class you've had you're eye on or one of our best-sellers, now is the perfect time snag our online courses.

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A Craft a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Fellow crafters understand that crafting is more than just a hobby. Study upon study has demonstrated the health benefits of crafts. As a part of the Craftsy series "Better Lives With Crafting," we will focus each week, for the next month, on one of the specific ways crafting keeps you healthy. Check out this week's feature "Crafting Keeps Me Healthy" with amazing stories from members who use crafts to support their overall physical wellness.

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