65 DIY Potting Bench Plans (Completely Free)

Are you tired of starting seeds on the kitchen table or crouching down to transplant from one pot to another on the ground? If so, you’ll want to build a potting bench. Here you’ll find a wide variety of potting tables, benches, and stations to choose from, as well as building instructions. These range from … Read more

Best Watering Cans: Plastic, Metal, Outdoor, Indoor, and Misters

A watering can (also known as a watering pot) is an easy way to water plants by hand and usually comes with a spout and a handle. Most watering cans hold between 1-2.5 gallons of water and are made from plastic, ceramic, or metal. Watering cans have been used since the 17th century (or earlier) … Read more

Catmint: Grow and Care for Nepeta

So many catmint varieties, so little time! There are over 250 species of Nepeta in Europe and Asia. But only a fraction of these make it onto a gardener’s list of must-haves. Most catnip plants produce a tightly-packed cluster of green or grey-green leafy foliage from which brilliant catnip flowers spring forth in shades of … Read more

Sweet Potato Vine: Grow and Care for Ipomoea Batatas

Have you ever looked at a sweet potato during dinner and wondered what it looks like in its plant form? Well, look no further, for here you’ll learn all about the sweet potato vine… the ornamental sweet potato vine, that is! While it is the same species as its edible relative, ornamental sweet potato vines … Read more

Pampas Grass: Grow and Care for Cortaderia Selloana

The striking, feathery blooms of pampas grass are prized by floral arrangers and gardeners alike. It’s even been used by float decorators for the annual Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena, California since the early 1900’s! Named for its original home in the grassy plains of Pampas, Argentina, this tall ornamental grass was first introduced … Read more