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How To Make A Bean Tent Scarlett Runner

How to Make a Whimsical Bean Tent

Creating a bean tent in the garden is a magical place to teach children about gardening, growing food, and harvesting. A bean tent creates shady solace from the sun while filling little bellies with nutrition. Whether the space is used for learning, play, or retreat, learn how to make a bean tent as a wonderful addition to a play garden space. My …

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Grow It Eat It Blueberries

Nature’s Candy: Growing + Eating Blueberries

Blueberries are easy to grow, taste fabulous, and are even good for you! If you have just a bit of space and some sun, blueberries are fun to grow and really are nature’s candy. Love blueberries? Then gobble them up! Blueberries are low on the glycemic index, which means that even though they contain sugar, the overall impact on our bodies’ blood …

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The Top Five Medicinal Herbs to Grow in Your Garden and How They Heal

Medicinal herbs are not only easy to grow but they can also be beautiful and health-promoting too. Here are my top five herbs to grow in your garden to appreciate for their medicinal qualities as much as their flowers and foliage. 1. Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Calendula, also known as pot marigold, is an annual with bright yellow and orange flower …

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Apricot Butter From Preservation Society

Easy Apricot Butter Recipe

No matter what time of year it is, apricot butter is a tangy, sweet treat. Served on a soft, mild cheese like brie or ricotta alongside crackers it makes for an upscale addition to the charcuterie while remaining easy to make. Or serve with a fresh loaf of french bread for a simple treat. Camilla Wynne joins us to share this …

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Moss is New Paint: How to Create Art with Moss

Everybody loves to have plants around. They bring you tremendous energy, clean up the air and help us relax and feel good. But how about moss? And how about moss as art? Recently, in the world of natural décor, reindeer moss has stepped up as an alternative to plants and flowers. Reindeer moss is actually a type of lichen that …

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Skin Brightening Floral Water Facial Recipe

Floral Water Skin Brightening Recipe

Learn how to make skin-soothing floral water straight from the garden and use it in a recipe for a lush, all-natural facial. Sue Goetz, author of the book, The Herb Lover’s Spa Book: Create a Luxury Spa Experience at Home with Fragrant Herbs from Your Garden, joins us today to share her recipe for a uplifting summer treat, Floral Water Skin Brightener. …

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