Category Archive for: ‘Month November Week 3’

How to overwinter succulents, both hardy and tender by knowing what they need to go dormant as well as soil, temperature, light, and watering needs.

Overwinter Succulents to Keep Them Beautiful All Year Long

With succulents at the height of popularity, there is now a great variety of interesting new plants available for the home garden. There are so many beautiful and decorative specimens you very well may have collected some succulents that you would like to grow for years to come. This is how I overwinter succulents, both hardy and tender, so that …

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Take some inspiration from the outdoors by making a leather and birch bark picture frame that can be used and so many different ways around the house: to display photos, hang on wall as a wreath, or as a dry erase board.

Three Creative Ways to Use This DIY Birch Bark Picture Frame

Take some inspiration from the outdoors by making a leather and birch bark picture frame that can be used in so many different ways around the house. Using a die cutting machine is a quick and fast way to cut a variety of materials. The die cutter brings a professional look to this project with the unique organic shades of …

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Seasons Greetings Printable Herb Packet And Recipe

Season’s Greetings! A Kitchy Printable Herb Packet Gift Idea

Quick and easy holiday gifts are essential for surviving the holiday season. This free printable “Season’s Greetings” Herb Packet is perfect for small gifts and can easily fit into the mail with your holiday greeting cards! Use herbs harvested from your own garden to create flavorful seasoning mixes paired with a simple and delicious recipe. Materials: Cardstock Ruler & X-acto …

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100 Homemade Gifts You Would Actually WANT To Get

Homemade Gift Ideas

Making gifts for the holidays or an occasion can be a lot of fun, but is the end product something you really would want to get as a gift? I have given handmade gifts (and in some cases received handmade gifts) for many a birthday, neighbor, teacher, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentines Day, etc. The number one rule in gift-giving is …

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This Evergreen Wreath Is Made Completely From Trees And Shrubs In The Garden

Gardening For Your Front Door: Making a Fresh Wreath

Every year we like to hang a different wreath on our front door during the holidays. We’ve amassed a collection of wreaths to match the holiday season trends of sparkly red berries, Christmas ornaments, peacock feathers, and square-shaped boxwood, but my favorites are most certainly natural, fresh wreaths. A fresh wreath makes for an individual work of art that smells …

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DIY Dog Cookies That Will Drive Dogs CRAZY Full Recipe

The Homemade Dog Cookies That Make Dogs Go Squirrley

You know who deserves a treat? The garden protectors. Well, they may also be the garden destroyers at times–digging holes, burying bones, trampling plants, and eating the snow peas–but they are pretty darn good at keeping critters from running amok.  So how do I thank them? First I bark “hey you two, quit all that barking,” and then I (sheepishly) realize …

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