Category Archive for: ‘Month September Week 2’

How To Make Pinecone Firestarters

These Festive Pinecone Firestarters Make a Crafty Gift and a Fun Fall Project

If you are anything like me you have a collection of pinecones somewhere. Perhaps you found some delightful ones on a walk in the neighborhood or a visit to a park. They just begged to be picked up, don’t they? That’s nature doing its job. As you collect those pinecones you may notice papery seed pods floating out of them. …

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Compost Wizard Dueling Tumbler

5 Reasons to Use a Compost Tumbler (AKA Make Compost Quickly and Look Good Doing it)

A compost tumbler not only made this urban composting space look a whole lot better, but it also sped up the composting process dramatically. Even more, it keeps pests from making a home in the compost bin. Wait until you see this compost bin makeover, a transformation that took just an hour but upgraded the space from junky to fabulous, …

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Composting Can Be Pretty With These Tips

A Compost Recipe to Demystify Composting

Composting is an environmentally helpful way to improve your garden soil and reduce waste. Yard waste and table scraps can make up a large part of household garbage which could be turned into nutrient rich amendments for your garden with the right compost recipe. Even if you only have a small garden, composting is one of the most important activities …

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Mixed Bulb Container Recipe Tulips And Muscari

Preparing Fall Bulb Planters for Spring

To some people, tulips and other bulbs may be the last thing on your mind but if you take a little time now to plant up some fall bulb planters for next spring, I bet you will be pleased as punch that you did! Planting fall bulbs in containers is no different than planting them in the ground, other than you …

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Wild Air Plant Necklace Garden Therapy

Plant Geeks Be Warned: This Living Jewelry Will Feed Your Obsession

I’m a complete plant geek, I admit it. I get overly excited about plants and I am always looking for new and interesting applications for them. When I created a way to accessorize with plants—by making living jewelry—well, then I became a little obsessed. Air plants are such fun. They’re the modern-day pet rock: a spiky, green, (alive) pet rock, …

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Chalkboard Vertical Planter

This Vertical Herb Planter Will Spice Up Your Kitchen

I love fresh herbs in my kitchen. I also love vertical gardens hanging on the wall as art as you can see from when I make this gorgeous Wallflower Living Frame. So it dawned on me that converting a living frame to a vertical herb planter could be the perfect ingredient in my kitchen. This version is coated with chalkboard …

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