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Semper Viva Wreath How To Make A Succulent Wreath

Semper-viva Succulent Wreath

This succulent wreath is much easier to make than you think. It will take some time and finesse to put together, but as it fills in it will wow anyone who sees it. A succulent wreath like this from a florist or garden center can be hundreds of dollars, but with these tips you can make one for a fraction of …

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Ladybug Hunting Aphids On A Yellow Lupin

Attracting Beneficial Insects

Last year my husband came home panicking about the ‘bugs’ all over our plum tree.  We only have room for one fruit tree so any chance that we may not get to eat all those amazing Italian prune plums is reason to panic.  But I was aware of these “bugs” (aphids) and I had actually been allowing them to multiply …

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The Art of Espalier: Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

Growing espalier fruit trees in the home garden is a wonderful way to grow edibles in small spaces and in decorative ways. Training and pruning fruit trees to grow along walls or fences, keeps the fruit at an easily accessible height, and turns an otherwise standard tree into a garden showpiece. Espaliers can be fruit trees or ornamental, evergreen or …

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30+ Sweet Handmade Ideas for Garden Wedding Favors

Are you planning a garden or rustic themed wedding? Gardens are a glorious setting for your special day. They offer a wealth of natural decor and charm. Whether your wedding is set at a formal garden estate or in a simple backyard flower garden, here are a few handmade garden wedding favors your guests will love. Some links are affiliate …

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Cute Gnomes Made From Branches

Twiggy Gnomes and Gardens

Aren’t these little gnomes made out of branches adorable!? As I was decorating a miniature Christmas tree to set out in the play garden, I realized that I had no gnomes to give the tree to. It’s not that I’m against gnomes. I made Woody, the moss-covered wild man, for a charity event that I was involved in. As he was part of a …

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Birds And Berries Image From Garden Therapy Coloring Book

Learn How to Color Like a Boss

I was floored by the response to the free printable adult coloring page that I posted last week. So far, thousands of avid coloring fans have downloaded it and are coloring their way to stress-free bliss. What I didn’t expect was all of the follow-up questions on HOW to color the page and what tools to use. I also write over …

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