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Let’s Talk Compost and Fertilizer

Photo by: SafeBee.com  When I lived in my other home I started a compost. I took a large plastic rubbermaid trash can that has a tightly fitted lid. (you can use the metal cans as long as lids are tightly on. Then I drilled holes in the bottom, and on the sides for circulation. Place… Continue reading Let’s Talk Compost and Fertilizer

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Frogs Udate

  Hi there, hope your having a great day! I kinda decked out the frogs, and they look cool. I wanted to make a faux pond for them. . I had it all set up in the rose garden, but I couldn't see it from the house the way it was situated. So back to… Continue reading Frogs Udate

Garden, Trash to Treasure

Strawberry Pot Makeover

I finally got around to saving this strawberry pot. It was beginning to fall apart. I had some gems left over from the ‘frogs’ project. If your pot has been used before, a old pot such as this one, soaking the pot in half bleach and half water you need to clean the inside thoroughly.… Continue reading Strawberry Pot Makeover

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Easy To Make Garden Gazing Ball Stakes!

This is such a easy craft to do! Have fun with it…you can also try glow in the dark paint also….. I found the ping pong balls at the dollar store. I purchased the thinnest dowels they had at Walmart only .19 each. These ping pong balls are a bit thicker than regular ping pong balls…and that… Continue reading Easy To Make Garden Gazing Ball Stakes!

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Propagating Succulents From Leaves

I just saw this post from Savvy Succulents, and thought it would be a great post to share with all of you who love succulents. I live in the desert and I have done this before with some of my succulents and have had great results. Hope you enjoy!!! Propagation is the process of breeding… Continue reading Propagating Succulents From Leaves

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Wood Ash Helpful Uses

It's winter time and we love to get the fireplace going, and snuggling up by the fire. When morning comes, and your cleaning up the wood ashes, don't throw away! Ever wondered what you can you do with all the ash from burning wood in your fireplace, wood stove or campfire? Reuse the wood ashes. Did… Continue reading Wood Ash Helpful Uses

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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