Join Delayne Segar in Hamilton County next week for a one-of-a-kind learning experience. She will be teaching a course on pine needle basket making on November 12-13 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Conservation Office at Briggs Wood Park in Webster City, Iowa. Continue reading
The beauty of colorful fall leaves comes and goes rather quickly. But with this fun fall DIY project, the best of fall can be preserved for months even when the leaves have been replaced by snow! Continue reading
Take a walk around an oak tree this fall and you’ll find plenty of fallen acorns. If you can snatch a few before the squirrels get to them, they make great embellishments for festive, fall picture frames! Continue reading
With a coat of paint, acorns can be used to make inexpensive, eye-catching fall decorations. Continue reading
This do-it-yourself picture frame is a fun project for anyone with an appreciation for fishing and a few minutes to spare. Continue reading
That means it’s the time of year tomatoes, peppers and all sorts of leafy greens will transform a patch of dirt into an inviting vegetable garden! Continue reading
Compost is all about chemistry. Balancing carbon-rich and nitrogen-rich waste is essential for a healthy and productive compost bin. Check out the infographic below, provided by the University of Illinois, for helpful tips about the different food & waste products that are best for composting.
Wouldn’t it be nice to bring a little bit of nature inside? What if it lasted longer than a few days in a vase?
This quick-do-it yourself project combines a bit of creativity with parts of plants abundant on INHF’s project sites for some unique home décor. Continue reading
We love acorns here at INHF so we were very excited when we stumbled across this DIY acorn bird feeder!
What you’ll need:
- small wooden bowl
- bird seed
- plastic soda bottle (make sure the bottom fits inside the bowl)
- sisal rope
- gelatin (one packet)
- cooking oil spray