Giant Sequoia Bonsai Tree Kit

Everything you need, germination greenhouse included, to grow the mighty redwood

Just because Giant Sequoias are only native to California doesn’t mean you can’t grow them at home—from seeds. The Giant Sequoia Bonsai Tree Kit from Portland, Oregon-based Jason Watkins offers up everything needed to nurture an ornamental iteration of the beautiful tree. The handmade germanation greenhouse is composed of recyclable plastic and includes seeds, a soil pellet, drainage stones, fertilizer, instructions and more. All you …

Scratch & Grain Cookie Kit

An easy, helpful option for consistently making conventional and gluten-free cookies

Cookies may not be the most difficult thing you’ll bake this holiday season, but alleviate even more stress without turning to pre-made dough with Scratch & Grain‘s cookie kits. Complete with fool-proof, individually portioned ingredient packets—including organic golden flaxseed and organic whole wheat pastry flour or multi-blend gluten-free flour—and step by step instructions, all you need is a single egg and some butter. The regular …

Making Mustard with Brooklyn DIY Supply

Introductory kits bring out your inner-Brooklynite

Brooklyn DIY Supply is trying to convert you. Bex Ames and Elissa Stanton—the duo behind behind the starter kit company—want you making soap, bitters, pickles, massage bars and lip balm, and they’re doing a bang-up job of it. Providing aspiring craftsters with the basic tools necessary to get started on a new obsession, the company is planting seedlings of the Brooklyn way of life, one …