How To Build a Treated Wood Planter Stand

How To Build a Treated Wood Planter Stand

Learn how to build a wooden planter stand using treated 4″ x 4″s to house a large cast iron planter that I’ll use to grow tomatoes in the new garden area.   To make the planter base, cut 8 pieces at 20″ and 8 pieces at 13″ Use 3.5″...
Small Sod Project

Small Sod Project

I remove an old cast iron planter in the yard that served as a firepit and install a small section of sod to patch the lawn.  This was a very satisfying project and a small section like this is ideal for sodding and ends up to be a very affordable and fast solution. ...

Fall Seeding – Lawn Tips & A Few Updates

Here’s a Fall yard prep video which is the best time of year to seed your lawn. I spread a load of topsoil to fill in some bald spots and use a Craftsman slicer to aerate the turf and then seed. I also give some updates on other outdoor projects including the...
Build A Fence for the Stand Up Garden Planter

Build A Fence for the Stand Up Garden Planter

I built a deer and “critter fence” around the stand up planter to keep the deer and other animals out of the vegetable garden. We have a lot of deer in the yard and so far, so good with the garden. The summer vegetables are starting to pop. I designed this...
Prep Work for Outdoor Kitchen Build

Prep Work for Outdoor Kitchen Build

I’ll be building a small outdoor kitchen with a grill, storage cabinets, a food prep station and a sink for cleaning and cooking. I’m getting the yard ready by grinding out a stump and prepping the deck area to add an extension for the grill. I’ll be...
Indoor Beehive Swarm

Indoor Beehive Swarm

I picked up my bees today at From The Garden in Freehold, New Jersey.  While I was there Drew noticed the indoor observation beehive was about to swarm.  Here’s the video of the swarm: If you live in the area it’s worth a visit or check them out online at...
Top Bar Beehive Update – May 2015

Top Bar Beehive Update – May 2015

Check out progress on the top bar beehives in this video. They’re looking really good but there is one bar where the comb is growing on both sides.  You’ll see a picture of that below.   Would love any feedback you have about might be going on....

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