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!


Would You Join a Community Garden?

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Community gardens are a great place to meet other gardeners, neighbors and learn to garden. See our tips for joining a community garden, and what you can expect when you're a member.

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Announcing Craftsy’s Watch & Win Contest!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Beat the heat this July with Craftsy's Watch & Win Contest! We'll award classes to the three members who enjoy the most minutes of their classes over the next 31 days. Don't let anyone get a jump-start on you. Begin watching now and find out how to make projects you never thought possible!

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Readers’ Choice: June’s Most Popular Blog Posts

Posted by on Jun 30, 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 |

We didn't want you to miss out on the content your fellow readers loved the most this month, so we've compiled the most popular blog posts and some other fun June highlights from the Craftsy blog that you absolutely don't want to miss! Did your favorite post make the list?

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Vertical Farming: It’s Coming to Save the Day, But Will It?

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Experts estimate that by the year 2050 our world will be populated by 9 billion people. That’s 9 billion hungry mouths to feed. How will we do it? The agricultural system as it stands isn’t capable of supporting that many people. Something needs to change, and vertical farming might just be the answer.

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Are You Still Buying Fertilizer? Make Your Own for Free!

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Why are you still buying fertilizer? Sure it works wonders, but it’s expensive, the packaging is wasteful and the way it’s produced is often not sustainable. Also, you haven’t a clue what’s in it! Making your own fertilizer puts you one step closer to becoming a self-sufficient gardener.

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How to Clone Tomato Plants Right in the Garden

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

By now you certainly have heard about starting tomatoes from seed and how to save heirloom tomato seeds. But that’s just one way to propagate plants. Another faster way to propagate tomato plants is through vegetative cuttings. You can clone tomato plants right in your garden and you do not need a science lab to do it.

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