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How To Make A Flower Box

March 29, 2016 By Kirsten Dunn

If you love the look of raw wood, cedar is a wonderful option because it's naturally rot-resistant and has a beautiful, classic look to it. But regardless of what lumber you go with, this project will be stunning.

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How to Install AZEK Pavers

March 08, 2016 By Kirsten Dunn

AZEK/Timbertech pavers are made in the USA from 95% post-consumer recycled content. (A 500-square-foot patio is made from 250 truck tires and 7,500 gallon-sized plastic containers.) We partnered with AZEK/Timbertech to create a classy patio update, just in time for spring.


Cold Frame Tent

February 16, 2016 By Kirsten Dunn

Do you remember when we built a kid's tent a couple summers ago? Check out this post if you don't —it's a great rainy day project! We decided to take the concept of this tent and turn it into a cold frame, just in time for spring.


How to Build a Mini Garden Trellis

February 09, 2016 By Kirsten Dunn

There are all sorts of plants that need a little extra support as they grow. Some plants get really tall. Others are itty-bitty, and they stay that way. In the past, we've done a large trellis that's perfect for tall, tangled, beautiful branches. Today we're putting together a mini trellis that's perfect for supporting spring starters like peas.


Community Gardening

June 09, 2015 By Kirsten Dunn

Every so often we're fortunate enough to partner with local initiatives. Advent Lutheran Church in Mill Creek grows produce for a local food kitchen. Seeing how we're in the lumber business, we saw it as an opportunity to help build the planter boxes!


DIY Bench: A Birthday Bench!

June 03, 2015 By Kirsten Dunn

To celebrate our first birthday we have a great tutorial for you of this beautiful bench designed by Kirsten and Jacob. We really wanted to design something that was unique and beautiful and also solid. There’s nothing worse than building a wobbly bench!


How Does Your (Herb) Garden Grow?

May 20, 2014 By Kirsten Dunn

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes, Basil Vinaigrette, Roasted Corn with Oregano Butter, Orange and Thyme Grilled Shrimp. What do these recipes have in common? Fresh herbs. Save time and money this summer by growing your own herb garden.