Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2012’

Tennis Racket Garden Art from the book Project Garden

Tennis Racket Garden Art

It’s a wonderful day for a garden project and Project Garden!  The following post of part of  Stacy Tornio’s virtual book tour for her book, Project Garden: A Month-by-Month Guide to Planting, Growing, and Enjoying ALL Your Backyard Has to Offer, which includes recipes, plant suggestions, garden plans, and even games. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to have …

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Terrarium Aeonium Bromiliad Sedum In A Glass Bowl

Salad Bowl Terrarium Project

I was so excited to get a review copy of Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds , probably more excited than is considered ‘normal’.  Flipping through the 50 projects, there was clearly lots of inspiration.  After a brief introduction on materials and techniques, Terrarium Craft stunning photography showcases forest, beach, desert, and fantasy terrarium ideas. After reading the book cover to …

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Sunflower Sprouts DAY 7 From How To Grow Sunflower Microgreens

Wait Until You See These Time Lapse Photos of Sunflower Micro Greens Growing!

Sunflower micro greens are deliciously nutty with the flavor of raw sunflower seeds but with the texture of spinach.  They are easy to grow in just about any container you can find around the house. I like clear plastic salad mix boxes, which are food safe and easily available. But the real magic comes from watching the salad box fill with fresh greens in …

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How To Make A DIY Garden Apron Tutorial.

DIY Summer Blooms Garden Apron

This cheery garden apron combines the functionality to keep your tools and supplies close at hand while adding a bright lift to early spring days.  The vibrant bright pattern will be right at home in the summer but for now–as spring arrives–it provides inspiration for a summer filled with gorgeous blooms. This apron has large, deep pockets so you can …

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Weekend Handmade Winter Marsh Trivet Small

Weekend Handmade: Trivets to Stepping Stones

We had a great start to Garden Therapy Book Club with lots of readers visiting and commenting on the recipes from A Green Guide to Natural Beauty + Mango Citrus Body Butter Recipe and Hemp & Honey Lip Balm.  The selection is a book that I’ve been very excited about reviewing: Weekend Handmade, by Kelly Wilkinson. On the jacket, it describes Kelly Wilkinson as …

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Sprouting Beans Peas In Mason Jars

Mason Jar Sprouts: Mung Beans and Green Peas

Sprouting is a quick and easy way to grow some nutritious, crunchy veg to add to your diet in the winter months.  I’ve previously shared how much I love using  my automatic sprouter but it’s just as easy with a mason jar and a windowsill.   While I like my automatic sprouter for masses of alfalfa, fenugreek, clover, radish, and broccoli sprouts that grow tall and last …

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