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Simple To Create Concrete Planters

Forget the heavy price tags on concrete planters. You can make these incredibly easy and fast in 4 simple steps! Here is what you need: Landscape block adhesive 4 pavers for sides (size can vary to create a rectangle or square) Paver(s) for bottoms (size may vary based on size of sides) Now let me… Continue reading Simple To Create Concrete Planters

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How to Paint a Terra Cotta Birdbath — Haphazard Homemaker

I hope you love this creation by Robin as much as I do! Gorgeous Robin! This adorable birdbath is so easy to make and will look so cute sitting in your flower bed! Make one for yourself and another for someone special. You can make it bright and colorful as shown, or choose a muted… Continue reading How to Paint a Terra Cotta Birdbath — Haphazard Homemaker

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Companion Garden Planting

Companion planting has long been used by gardeners, who pair specific plants for their mutual benefit. Sometimes it’s about confusing or discouraging pests, other times it’s about attracting beneficial insects to deal with the pests. Here are some companion plantings to try in your edible garden. Swellphotography/Shutterstock Tomatoes and Marigolds Marigolds aren’t just ornamental, they… Continue reading Companion Garden Planting

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Frogs Strumming Bass

  I have had these two frogs for a few years now sitting in my gardens. These frogs are in pretty sad shape, I really need to do something to spruce them up....but what??? hmm I told you they look pretty sad don't they!?! Hmm...what to do.  I started by cleaning them up and scraping… Continue reading Frogs Strumming Bass

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A Copycat and Lantern Makeover

  Have you ever been in a store and saw something and thought 'I can do that' . I saw something like this in a store a bit ago and had that very same thought! I had purchased a small wood square from Walmart a few days later, knowing....someday. Now it's months later, and I… Continue reading A Copycat and Lantern Makeover

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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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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