There is something alluring about planting in containers. Besides allowing for gardening in unlikely places, it invites a different level of creativity. However, there are some things to keep in mind to get optimal satisfaction. 1. Choose plants with similar light and water needs. 2. Make sure your containers drain. Ideally, buy containers that already […]

Calling all A-type personalities! You know who you are. You like your underwear drawer neatly organized, your towels folded a specific way and the dishwasher loaded… just so. Well, this blog is for you. My technique of getting picture-perfect rows of lettuce, carrots, and beets, while being thrifty, will have you proudly grinning from ear-to-ear. […]

One of the things I love about living in Boise’s North End neighborhood is the streets lined with big trees and diverse architecture. It’s a community that’s made for long walks and often where I get inspiration for projects. Such is the case with these DIY Concrete Landscape Balls. I spotted these cool spherical landscaping accessories in a neighbor’s flowerbed and knew immediately […]

You know what they say about taking the girl off the farm. Even though I live in Boise’s historic North End now, my Idaho agricultural upbringing is still deeply ingrained. My name is Linda Whittig and I’m a new contributor to the D&B blog. I’m just starting to turn the wasteland of the alley behind […]