For those of us that live in a cramped apartment with what sometimes feels like ten people and twenty pets, it is very easy to see the space-saving appeal of a vertical garden. As is the case with any form of horticultural endeavor, this method has its ups and downs. While there are many different types of vertical gardens out there, I personally have several shelf units that I use to hold plants: all of which I got for free and that work pretty good for their intended purpose. Read More
Some time ago Brad wrote a pretty good article about reclaiming wood. So on the heels of that story, I thought I’d share my own experiences with reclaiming wood. As you may have gathered from my previous articles, I am 1) incredibly lazy and 2) incredibly cheap, and that may be why I love the idea of using reclaimed wood. OK, granted – it rarely means you get to be lazy, but it definitely means you get to be cheap. I love to reclaim lumber from old pallets and construction scrap.