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Sustainable Gardening: Easy Ideas For Your Backyard 

I recently wrote a post about warm season edible gardening, which, a lot of you loved. I was pleased to receive an email from Jennifer Dawson who asked if she could write an article for my readers on making your garden more eco-friendly for my readers. I read her article and found the information she provided to… Continue reading Sustainable Gardening: Easy Ideas For Your Backyard 

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Inexpensive Garden Ideas

Here are some ways that you can make your garden look beautiful again, on the cheap side. These are great ideas especially if your putting your home up for sale. This is an easy way to update your containers. Just add craft rope with some construction glue around 1/3 or 1/2  from the bottom. Luke… Continue reading Inexpensive Garden Ideas

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Gardening Ideas For Renters

Want to bring more green to your house or apartment? Using a few easy, inexpensive techniques, you can garden like you own the place -- without risking your security deposit. You don't have to own your home to create a garden that reflects your personal style. Grow your favorite plants and create an inspired landscape… Continue reading Gardening Ideas For Renters

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Marbleized Flowerpot

This morning I was looking for a post that I had done to show someone...and I couldn't find it. So I went back to my notes so I could post it. Thank goodness I had this post on another site, because it is a awesome craft, with great results. It all started with a terracotta… Continue reading Marbleized Flowerpot

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Best Herbs for Container Gardening

Time to get your hands dirty and start planting some herbs. Some of you with small outdoor patios, decks or balconies will really love this post. You don't have to have a big garden to grow herbs. You can grow them in containers, and they will flourish, even if you don't have a green thumb.… Continue reading Best Herbs for Container Gardening

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Starting a Garden with Children

  Children are born explorers, and touching the cool earth, planting seeds and watching a plant grow are wonderful lessons in learning where our food comes from. Plus – they get to play in the dirt and not get in trouble for it! You can plot out an area in your yard or keep it… Continue reading Starting a Garden with Children

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Diy Topsy Turvy Planter — Haphazard Homemaker

I just love the creativity of Robin! I saw this project on her blog last year and I wanted to share it with you again. If you haven't seen Robins blog, head over there, you will enjoy!   This is another easy to make garden art project, that will look so cute sitting in your… Continue reading Diy Topsy Turvy Planter — Haphazard Homemaker

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Growing Food From Scraps

Did you know that 1/3 of all the food globally is wasted? Yes, it is! 1.3 billion tons gets lost or wasted or not consumed. And only a small percentage of that waste can be diverted for composting. Compost will help lessen these waste but did you know that there is a better way to save food?… Continue reading Growing Food From Scraps

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY, Garden, Kids

Garden Fairy Jar

I wrote this tutorial last year and I am re posting because it is so special and relatively easy. So I am re doing it for you because there are so many of you out there with small children, and I know they will love this! I see different versions of these fairy jars all… Continue reading Garden Fairy Jar

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Outdoor Ideas For $1

Hello, It's time to set our sights on relaxing, entertaining, and enjoying our outdoor spaces. Hmm, perhaps your thinking these spaces with decorative and functional elements can get expensive. Well let me tell you...they don't have to be. If your watching your wallet, then instead of heading over to the home goods store, take a… Continue reading Outdoor Ideas For $1