Loni’s Vegetable Planter Box

Weekly digest #24/#25: The fish never did jump in the boat

Best line from last week: "The fish never did jump in the boat."That was Jeffrey Goodman referring to an expression he had heard when seeking funding for his film The Last Lullaby. He rolled up his sleeves, and raised the money one phone call at a time. Jeffrey sat...

Vegetable Gardening with Loni: Organic Fertilizers

In this new segment about vegetable gardening, discover some tips including how to make organic fertilizers using leftovers from the kitchen.The plans for Loni's planter box shown in this video can be downloaded from SSC (How to Build a Vegetable Planter: A DIY Guide with Photos), and you can...

Vegetable planter box update from David B. in Australia

One of our most popular articles on StarkSilverCreek is a piece I wrote about a year ago that provides instructions on how to build your very own wooden vegetable planter box (Venturing into Vegetable Gardening)After searching all over for the perfect design, I finally had to create my own...

5 Spring project ideas (including at least 1 for the guys)

Yes, yes, I know, you've heard it a million times already. Spring is in the air. Flowers are blooming, people are dancing. For some reason every one has an extra story to tell and an extra smile to give. You'd almost think this doesn't happen every single year, the...

How to create a kitchen garden when you don’t live at the White House

If actions speak louder than words, then Michelle Obama's move to turn a portion of the White House grounds into a kitchen garden is a fabulous way to encourage all of us to think about the environment, our health and the sheer pleasure that comes from growing your own...
Fresh Veggies on the way!

Venturing into Vegetable Gardening

I knew the perfect place on the side yard and all I needed to do was get a planter box. Having scoured the web for different ideas, I knew what would work: A 2' (depth) x 6' (width) x 3' (height) redwood planter box. But there were no plans! So I made my own, and am sharing them here.