Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Fun Side Projects and Ideas Toplef10Fun Side Projects and Ideas 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Fun Side Projects and Ideas I22gcj10Fun Side Projects and Ideas 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Catalog season has begun!
by yolos Today at 9:40 pm

» January & February 2020 - Northern and Central Midwest
by CitizenKate Today at 9:14 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by yolos Today at 1:22 pm

» Zazz?
by countrynaturals Today at 11:29 am

» Change Title?
by countrynaturals Today at 11:19 am

» Mark's first SFG
by countrynaturals Today at 10:42 am

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson Today at 3:37 am

» NATIONAL SEED SWAP DAY - 2020
by sanderson Today at 3:34 am

» Upcycling milk cartons into starter packs
by markqz Yesterday at 9:36 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by markqz Yesterday at 9:23 pm

» Plant-Based Diet
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 9:05 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:19 pm

» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:05 pm

» garlic
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:03 pm

» Not new, but I've been away for a spell...
by Kelejan Yesterday at 12:46 am

» Good day to you all .The name is Gord.I am new around here,and looking forward to learning and sharing with you.
by Kelejan 1/21/2020, 11:14 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing January to March 2020
by Kelejan 1/21/2020, 11:04 am

» Celery
by Scorpio Rising 1/20/2020, 4:57 pm

» Gnatrol Bti for Fungus Gnats
by countrynaturals 1/19/2020, 2:51 pm

» Diabetes Friendly Garden
by trolleydriver 1/18/2020, 5:53 pm

» Hey there, small, hot and composty
by Dan in Ct 1/18/2020, 6:55 am

» Brix tests for nutrition density
by Dan in Ct 1/18/2020, 6:13 am

» Answering questions . Good day to you all .
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2020, 9:10 pm

» Soil Microorganisms
by countrynaturals 1/17/2020, 6:04 pm

» Water and a little more ?
by Dan in Ct 1/17/2020, 4:52 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by LilBittyBean 1/17/2020, 2:27 pm

» Converting 1"of water.
by Gord 1/16/2020, 7:20 pm

» wheelbarrow
by yolos 1/16/2020, 4:28 pm

» Eagle eggs ready to hatch in nest
by countrynaturals 1/16/2020, 11:26 am

» Biochar?
by countrynaturals 1/16/2020, 10:35 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  camprn on 12/13/2010, 9:29 pm

I thought this was neat. Make your own Hypertufa
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 57
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  Furbalsmom on 12/13/2010, 10:45 pm

You know how it is, you look at one video on Hypertufa flower pots, the next thing you know, you have gone to the next video and it is on leaves to decorate your garden, then on and on..............

This was such fun. I am glad you posted this.

Thanks
Furbalsmom
Furbalsmom

Female Posts : 3141
Join date : 2010-06-10
Age : 72
Location : Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  happyfrog on 12/14/2010, 5:25 am

what a cool way to make more of your favorite planter! Smile i LOVE this idea!!!!!!

thanks for sharing!
avatar
happyfrog

Female Posts : 625
Join date : 2010-03-04
Location : USA

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Cool link

Post  ander217 on 12/14/2010, 10:52 am

Thanks for this link, Camprn. I agree with furbalsmom. I started out enjoying watching a way to make planters and ended up viewing more of the videos to the point that I now wish I could make a garden sculpture for my garden.

Maybe I'll run across a design that doesn't require artistic talent.

thanks
ander217
ander217

Female Posts : 1450
Join date : 2010-03-16
Age : 64
Location : Southeastern Missouri (6b)

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  happyfrog on 12/14/2010, 6:40 pm

can i ask a suggestion - i've noticed when doing searches on these forums that if the words i put into search are not in the topic it doesn't come up. can you make the topic something more clear for this planter project? or tell me what i'm diong wrong in searches, lol. 'cause this is something i'll want to look up again and i know i will never remember whateve rthe current topic name is.

i raelly really like this make your own planter project! Smile
avatar
happyfrog

Female Posts : 625
Join date : 2010-03-04
Location : USA

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  camprn on 12/14/2010, 6:43 pm

Thanks for the idea Happyfrog. I have titled it thus as I was thinking I may want to add other ideas or fun side projects in the future. When I see a link I really like and I know that I will want to revisit it, I will add it to my personal bookmarks on my computer. rendeer
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 57
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  camprn on 1/1/2011, 5:06 pm

Fun garden art The-Artistic-Garden

Very Happy
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 57
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty HYPertufa

Post  trustinhart on 1/1/2011, 5:22 pm

How cool is that?!?!?!?!?!?!? Fun project for kids on spring break, (they're not even back from Christmas break and I'm already planning Cool )

Thanks for posting camprn!!
trustinhart
trustinhart

Female Posts : 165
Join date : 2010-05-24
Age : 61
Location : Zone 7 VA

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  miinva on 1/1/2011, 6:31 pm

I'm going to have to give hypertufa a try! It's so strange to think that just three or four years ago I wouldn't have even considered such a thing. Gardening is a wonderful gateway to creativity Very Happy
avatar
miinva

Female Posts : 778
Join date : 2010-04-29
Age : 50
Location : Central Virginia, 7A as far as I can tell

http://www.ungardener.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  camprn on 2/19/2011, 9:39 pm

Step-by-step seed balls
Fun Side Projects and Ideas Shapeimage_2
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 57
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  middlemamma on 2/19/2011, 9:44 pm

Camp that is a GREAT link. LOVE IT! I was thinking about my meanie neighbors who's perfectly manicured lawns might need a weed or two, maybe I could pack some of those balls chock full of mint seeds! LOL....just kidding!!!!

OH OH OH!!!! Or Megan could send some mint the HOA president's way! ROFL
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Age : 42
Location : Post Falls Idaho and LOVING it

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Other Garden Projects

Post  camprn on 5/7/2012, 7:36 pm


____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



Fun Side Projects and Ideas WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 57
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  littlesapphire on 5/7/2012, 7:47 pm

Oh, pretty!!
littlesapphire
littlesapphire

Female Posts : 826
Join date : 2010-04-08
Age : 35
Location : Jamestown, NY (Zone 5a)

http://www.sanorigardens.org

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  SwampCatNana on 5/7/2012, 9:05 pm

To save the link just go to the page and bookmark it. Or save it to your faves.
You don't have to go to the link to view a posted vid. Just click on the arrowhead and it will run right here. No need to get distracted by other vids.
Lee
SwampCatNana
SwampCatNana

Female Posts : 237
Join date : 2011-06-28
Age : 81
Location : Boston MA (Z6a)

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  cheyannarach on 5/7/2012, 10:05 pm

I think camprn just made plans for me on wednesday.... Very Happy
cheyannarach
cheyannarach

Female Posts : 2037
Join date : 2012-03-21
Location : Custer, SD

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty How to make a Bird Bath

Post  camprn on 5/31/2012, 5:21 pm


____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



Fun Side Projects and Ideas WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 57
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  squaredeal on 5/31/2012, 10:44 pm

Plantable gift tags Recycle paper and seeds and give as gifts.
squaredeal
squaredeal

Female Posts : 192
Join date : 2011-05-09
Location : Indianapolis=6a

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  camprn on 5/31/2012, 10:56 pm

@squaredeal wrote:Plantable gift tags Recycle paper and seeds and give as gifts.
I likey! Very Happy

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



Fun Side Projects and Ideas WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 57
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  Damon on 6/18/2012, 8:52 pm

Pretty neat. I've made my own seedling pots just out of paper bags. It worked pretty well, but I'd much rather plant in ground.
Damon
Damon

Male Posts : 57
Join date : 2012-04-25
Location : Alabama

http://www.greenhorngardening.com

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  cheyannarach on 6/19/2012, 8:37 am

Wow, this thread will deffinately be keeping me occupied this winter! Love those seed gift tags!
cheyannarach
cheyannarach

Female Posts : 2037
Join date : 2012-03-21
Location : Custer, SD

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  cheyannarach on 6/19/2012, 9:20 am

cheyannarach
cheyannarach

Female Posts : 2037
Join date : 2012-03-21
Location : Custer, SD

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  KDeus on 6/19/2012, 10:48 am

My kids and I are making "Toad Abodes" for the garden. I bought 3 (one for us each) 6" terra cotta pots that we'll turn on their sides and bury 1/3 of it so the toads have some cool ground to lay on. I also bought us each an 8" (or so) terra cotta plant saucer that we'll bury to the rim and add some water to it and place it near the pot. Each of us is painting our own and then I'll seal the painted part with a spray.

As soon as we're finished, I'll post some photos. It's a great inexpensive project, and an fun way to encourage some good critters in the garden to stay around.
KDeus
KDeus

Female Posts : 71
Join date : 2012-04-05
Age : 49
Location : Jacksonville Florida, Zone 9A

http://www.mikkeanphotography.com

Back to top Go down

Fun Side Projects and Ideas Empty Re: Fun Side Projects and Ideas

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum