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Dynaplug Tire Repair Kit: InTheWild

August 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Back in May, when we swapped out the Winter tires for Summer ones, we noticed that the driver-side rear tire was pretty low. We looked but didn’t find an obvious nail [...]

SharkBite Push-to-Connect : FirstUse

August 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

It is ALWAYS distressing to find a leak in one’s basement, but obviously better to find a leak before water drips everywhere. This was the case just before the [...]

DIY : NextBolt Repair

July 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

Nine years ago, we installed a state-of-the-art, hardened-steel, deadbolt lock with fingerprint-sensor on the front door, in response to one of the editors locking herself [...]

RhinoRamps : InTheWild

January 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

We had noticed a “noise” when backing up the car for a few days, but as the sound was intermittent and only when in reverse, we “forgot” about it [...]

Starry Starry Night: DIY Constellations

December 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

There are few sights more magical than a starry night. Unfortunately for those who live in cities, such a sight—even without cloud cover to obscure the view—is [...]

RainyDayGiftGuide 2019: Projects Gifts

December 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

As in previous years, we have put together a series of RainyDayTastic GiftGuides for this holiday, full of suggestions for our readers. As with every one of our Guides, [...]

Jade plants bloom; yes, they do

December 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

The common jade plant (Crassula ovata) is native to South Africa and Mozambique, but has made its home in practically every household on the planet. The RainyDayGarden crew [...]

Planters’ Choice: Bonsai Update

September 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Friends of RainyDayMagazine gave us a bonsai kit for Christmas. We sowed them (the bonsai, not the friends) on New Year’s Day and will be chronicling our bonsai [...]
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