DIY Mickey Mouse Flower Bed Planter

DIY Mickey Mouse Flower Bed Planter
Pinterest Facebook Twitter Love Disney? Want to bring some DIY  Disney style landscaping to your yard? We’ll show you how to build this Mickey Mouse shaped flower bed planter for your favorite annuals!  Fellow Disney lovers will also love our collection of Disney ornaments, matching family shirts for your Disney trip, and check out our all about Disney Instagram channel, too.   Watch the video above to see how you can build your own DIY Disney flower bed (shaped like Mickey Mouse) in a weekend! Get the printable project plans here This post contains affiliate links. Learn more and read our full disclosure policy here.  DIY Mickey Mouse Shaped Flower Bed Planter We are big fans of Disney. And my parents are, too — they really raised me right! To bring a little bit of our happiest place on earth home with us, we built this … Read More

Growing Sunflowers From Seed Year After Year

Growing Sunflowers From Seed Year After Year
When you think about it, seeds are pretty amazing. Inside a tiny shell, seeds hold the essence of life. Suspended until conditions are right for germination, seeds can renew a species ravaged by fire or flood.  Each winter, when I start my vegetable plants, I’m always astonished that a mere tablespoon of seeds will grow into a mass of vegetation which fills my garden and produces bushels of veggies. And one of the most amazing seeds I’ve grown is the sunflower. Seeds come in all shapes and sizes. From tiny celery seeds to the large pits and nuts of avocados and walnuts, it seems like the larger the seed, the taller the plant. Yet, in comparison with other species, sunflower seeds are quite small for a plant that can grow quite large.  Sunflowers from Seed So how tall can sunflowers grow? According to Guinness World records, the tallest sunflower … Read More