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Seed Starting 101

Are you planning to start a garden this year? Congratulations! It’s a big deal! Whether you are a seasoned gardener or a beginner, growing a garden is good for everybody. It feeds the soul and the soil, and can even feed your family. Organic gardens are as good for the earth as they are for its lucky inhabitants. The secret …

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Plant Spring Bulbs for an Outstanding Summer Display

Summer is the pinnacle of the gardening year. When the vegetables are ripening and the perennials have filled in the …

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Vanilla bean WINTER lotion bar for dry skin

Vanilla Bean Winter Lotion Bar

Homemade lotion bars are popular because they are convenient, full of healthy skin ingredients, and make wonderful gifts. If you …

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A sweet and sugar-free way to say I love you - make a succulent valentine

A Sweet and Succulent Valentine

This sweet and succulent valentine is just what Dr. Love ordered for the winter blues. It’s a thoughtful way to …

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Radish Seedlings On Toast And Egg

Boost Your Health by Growing Nutritious Greens in the Winter

If you feel a bit more sluggish in the winter, it might not just be about the weather. Growing nutritious greens …

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How to Grow and Care for Marimo Moss Balls

Hello, Marimo.

Do you know Marimo? Roundish, green, and mossy—this unique indoor plant is full of personality! Marimo moss balls are equally …

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Free Printable Valentines Seed Envelopes / Seed Packets

Sowing the Seeds of Love with Seed Envelope Valentines

These printable seed envelope Valentines make a fun crafty Valentine’s Day gift that will keep on giving into the summer …

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  • Two kinds of soap come out of this project: soap stars and bars. Turn the stars into soap-on-a-rope and give them, and the bars, as gifts.

    Rosemary Lemon Soap-on-a-Rope {Stars and Bars}

    Soap-on-a-rope is more than just a catchy rhyme. It’s a decorative way to display soap that also keeps it from getting soft or sitting in a little soap puddle in your shower or bath. These rosemary lemon soap-on-a-rope stars come straight from the garden into the …

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  • If you are looking for simple way to get creative with colleagues or to add some art therapy to your book club, here are some creative ideas for hosting a hip coloring party, that trades in the sippy cup for a wine glass.

    Come on, Get Crafty: Host an Adult Coloring Party!

    I recently hosted a coloring party with friends, but not the same kind that I used to have as a kid. As a creative person, I can’t get enough adult coloring, and I wanted to share it with my friends. We gathered for a fun evening of sipping …

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  • Growing Hellebores Essential Guide 1

    Hooray for Hellebores! Read All About These Elegant Evergreen Beauties

    Hellebores create excitement in gardeners which pales in comparison to other perennials. Their delicate blooms are shy—they hang their heads hiding the most beautiful ruffles, freckles, and colors from passersby. As pretty as they are, they aren’t the most showy flowers out there, so why do gardeners love them …

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  • Sprouted Bean Seeds In Plastis Pots Supersowsunday

    The Ultimate Seed Starting Guide

    If you are hoping to sow seeds early in the season, and start your garden truly from scratch, then I have put together a guide covering the many essential posts from the Garden Therapy Seed Starting Series. You will find all that you need in this seed starting …

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  • FREE Lifes A Garden Coloring Page From GardenTherapy

    Life’s a Garden FREE Adult Coloring Page

    Have you heard? Adult coloring is all the rage! It’s fun, challenging, and leaves you with some fabulous artwork! I’ve commissioned a gorgeous adult coloring page from an artist I admire and I’m excited to share it with you for free! But first, have you …

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  • Grow Sweet Organic Strawberries Anywhere With This Guide To Growing Container Strawberry Plants

    Growing Strawberries in Containers

    When most people think of container gardening, flowers are the first things that come to mind. Container gardening is becoming increasingly popular as an easy and inexpensive way to brighten up your space. In addition to flowers, this year try something different: strawberries in containers. Strawberries …

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  • Make These Concrete Planters Using Your Recyling Bin

    How to Make Concrete Planters

    These DIY concrete garden planters are simple to make in just a weekend and with materials you may already have around the house. They look modern with unique shapes that come straight from the recycling bin! I made these planters many years ago, and have …

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  • Get Ready For Spring Gardening With This Guide

    10 Tasks to Prepare Your Spring Garden

    Whether spring has sprung or is just starting to peek through the winter cold, it will soon be time to get your spring garden planted. Before you break out your trusty garden tools and seed packets, there are a few garden chores you need to tackle …

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  • Homemade Cooling Foot Lotion That Soothes And Moisurizes Dry Feet

    Ultra Healing Foot Balm

    Whether you spend your day in high heels, work boots, or flip flops, this foot balm is just the thing to perk up tired feet. As a gardener my feet take a beating. This peppermint foot balm is full of all-natural ingredients that heal, soften …

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  • A Seaside Garden Retreat

    Seaside Garden Design

    This beautiful seaside-inspired garden, called The Blue Greenhouse, was created by designers Rose Blamey of Windrose Garden Design and Kimberley Loewen of Flourish Garden Design. I shouldn’t have been surprised that this garden was my instant favorite at the BC Home + Garden Show, because I have been …

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