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The Garden Fountain That Completely Transformed a Shady Front Yard Space

Water features transform a garden space. It could be just the sounds that draw you in from far away or something that visually attracts you before you even hear a trickle, but the common element is how the water becomes the star of the garden. I’ve often seen garden designers install a garden fountain or a pond to anchor a …

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How To Install A Disappearing Fountain Step 13

How to Install a Disappearing Fountain in Your Home Garden (It’s Easier Than You Think!)

I’m always most taken with gardens that have a little mystery to them (as you can see in my previous …

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Create Your Very Own Miniature Garden Patio

What gardening trend is hotter than vertical garden, succulents, and edible landscapes? Miniature gardens! You may love them or have …

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Beyond the Spice Rack: Preserving Herbs in Creative Ways

Drying herbs is a perfectly fine way to store your garden-fresh flavorings for use throughout the year, but it isn’t …

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Create a Secret Garden as a Therapeutic Outdoor Space

Have you been lucky enough to visit a secret garden? As you walk along a pathway, through an ornate gate, …

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Chocolate Mint Sun Tea Instructions

Sun Tea: Two Ways | Hundreds of Possibilities!

Sun tea is just about the most simple way to make a summer beverage. Infuse water with flavor in two …

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How to Maintain a Home Water Fountain

Fountains, Ponds, and Waterfalls: Choosing and Caring for a Garden Water Feature

There is something magical about water in the garden. It attracts people (young and old), pets, wildlife, and pollinators. It seems …

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  • Natural After Bite Recipe That Works

    Insect Bite Roll On Remedy

    This insect bite roll-on is great to have on hand when you least expect that you’ll get attacked by mosquitoes, flies, or other annoying pests. If you’ve ever been caught outside at dusk without bug spray you may also know the frustration of trying to enjoy …

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    Free Grown Up Coloring Pages to Feed Your Addiction

    I have a confession: I love to color. I even have my own stash of art supplies: color pencils, gel pens, sharpies and much more. Yes, I will color with my kids on occasion, but I’ve got two boys and coloring superheroes it’s not my …

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  • Dried Hydrangea Wreath Project

    Easy to Make Hydrangea Wreath + Tips to Make it Last!

    Dusty rose, chartreuse, and violet. These are the colors that make me think of fall decorating, at least when it comes to decorating with hydrangeas! They may be pink, purple, blue, or white on the shrub, but as they dry, they take on the muted …

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  • How To Dry Flowers For Winter Arrangements

    Preserving the Ornamental Garden: How to Dry Flowers, Leaves, Stems, and Pods for Crafting

    Collecting flowers, leaves, stems, and pods from the garden now, will give you a treasure trove of beautiful dried plants to craft with all year long. How to dry flowers, as well as leaves, stems, and seed pods from your garden plus some creative projects …

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  • Easy DIY Solar Light Chandelier

    Fairy Light Project: DIY Solar Light Chandelier

    This DIY solar light chandelier is an easy project that took me all of fifteen minutes to put together. It adds a whimsical touch hanging from the tree above the rustic table and chair set that is part of my backyard play garden. Make this …

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  • Green Mum Printed On Soft Cotton Linen Blend Fabric And Made Into Throw Pillows

    Garden Photography Flower Throw Pillows

    My home is a reflection of my garden. Inside, flowers bloom surrounded by natural wood and slate, and a color palette inspired by nature. Flowers grown in my garden can be enjoyed for only a short time but have found a unique way to bring them inside to brighten up …

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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 favourite at the BC Home + Garden Show, because I have …

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  • Free Printable Canning Labels For Jams And Preserves Cute Berry Design In 3 Colors

    Free Canning Labels: Berries Design

    I’m taking a break from the super busy canning season to post some brand new free canning labels! You may already be using some of the previous designs which you can find here and here. As you well know by now, I’m a big fan of making …

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  • Garden Muffin Recipe Zucchini Apple Cranberry Walnut Almond Oatmeal

    Garden o Plenty Muffins

    Technically the ingredients for these muffins didn’t come from my garden. There is so much good stuff in them that “Garden o Plenty” seemed to fit. Plus, Zucchini Apple Cranberry Walnut Almond Oatmeal Muffins sounded a bit long-winded. To me, “garden” means fresh / colourful …

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  • Oil Cloth Table Cover Medium

    Outdoor Table Makeover in Minutes

    Does your outdoor table need an update? This quick makeover using waterproof oil cloth may be just the fix!

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