Category Archive for: ‘Month July Week 3’

Propagation By Cuttings

Propagate Plants From Cuttings and Save Hundreds of Dollars (Heck, You Could Even Make Money!)

Once you get the gardening bug, you are going to want more. More flowers, vegetables, shrubs, or just about anything you can grow. Unless you have an unlimited budget to buy your heart’s content, all those plants will start to add up quickly. Never fear, there is an option to satisfy your gardening habit while saving you hundreds of dollars: …

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Colorful Vertical Planters With Annuals Living Artwork

These Colorful Vertical Planters Will Add Beauty to Your Fence

Small space gardeners rejoice! These colorful vertical planters contain a garden in just over a square foot of wall space. Vertical gardening like this is not only a smart way to get some extra plants to your garden, but it can turn an old fence into a gallery wall. I filled my vertical planter boxes with annuals that cascade and bloom all season, so …

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English Lavender

Harvesting English Lavender & How To Use It

Lavender is by far my very favorite scent. I love it fresh when the plants are in bloom, as it dries around the garden, in sachets tucked into my pillow at night, or as bath salts when I soak away the aches of the gardening day. This magical herb is said to promote relaxation, relieve stress, and even sooth an …

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Wood Burned Spoon Plant Markers Project Instructions

Decorative Wood Plant Markers

There are so many plant markers out there in the world. Heck, there are so many plant markers on Garden Therapy (like these, and these, and these ones are just so cute!). Why so many? Well, they are a fun rainy-day craft that adds a bit of personality to the garden. Oh, and they help you remember what you planted! These plant markers …

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Decorative Garlic Braids With Herbs For Decoration

How to Braid Garlic

Local author, speaker, and organic gardening expert, Carolyn Herriot, joins us today with this wonderful fall project from her book, The Zero-Mile Diet: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food (Harbour Publishing). If you have followed along this year planting garlic then harvesting and cooking with the garlic scapes, then the next steps are harvesting and–even better–decorative braiding! Follow these steps and …

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Hens and Chicks in Vintage Silver Dinnerware

Vintage Silver Planters

Using a collection of silver pots and some colorful succulents, this weekend project is whole lot of vintage with a healthy dose of rock and roll. Perhaps you are part for the generation who registered for a china pattern and silver set for formal entertaining. Perhaps you are part of the generation who has had these treasures passed on but keeps them …

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