Category: DIY

AeroGarden Hydroponics: One Year Later

I purchased my AeroGardens almost a full year ago, and now it’s time to reflect on that purchase and what I’ve learned through hydroponics and the seasons. Plus, I have some tips for making your herbs last longer than their 6-month expected lifespan. When I purchased these Harvest models, I...

Maplewoodshop: Learning to Use Hand Tools in Woodworking

On Friday, I was fortunate to have been given the opportunity to learn how to use hand tools in woodworking through my school district as we look to integrate innovation labs and maker areas across disciplines. When woodworking came up as an option, I jumped at the chance knowing that...

DIY: Changing Your Own Car Oil – LLP005

Doing your own car maintenance isn’t as hard as it seems. On this episode, I’ll share what I’ve learned about when making the decision to change your own car’s oil, as well as other do it yourself car maintenance. Links from the Episode: DIY: Doing Your Own Oil Change (My...

Growth on the Farm

Monkey and I have been excited in the past few weeks to find lots of great growth on our Suburban farm experiment. We’ve enjoyed a few eggplant, several tomatoes, green and banana peppers, hundreds of jalapeño peppers, and much more.