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Make A Worm Plunger A DIY Vermicomposter For Small Spaces 6

Worm Plunger: a Brilliant Solution for Small Garden Composting

If you have an urban garden this small garden composting method will blow your mind! By creating an underground worm plunger, you can both compost your scraps and create soil feeding worm castings with little to no effort. That, plus this brilliant small garden composting system keeps your compost away from backyard rodents which can really spoil the fun of composting! This …

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All About Ticks And Lyme Disease Prevention

What Everyone Needs to Know About Ticks and Lyme Disease Prevention

I always thought of ticks as bugs that would drop out of tall trees to bite you. I figured if you …

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Set Out Water For Bees In Your Garden

Bee a Good Garden Host: Make a Bee Bath

Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but …

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Moss Mountain Farm Garden2Grow2016 7

Moss Mountain Farm: Southern Hospitality, Rose Hoarding , and 2000 Years of Chickens

I’ve heard the term southern hospitality and yet never traveling to “the south” I haven’t had the chance to experience …

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Creating A Cocktail Hour Garden

Gardtending: Sweet Herbs for the Cocktail Hour Garden

The garden is a place where you get your garden therapy in the form of exercise, fresh air, and vitamin …

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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 …

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How To Create A Garden Perspective Drawing At Home Step 7

Tips From a Landscape Designer: Garden Perspective Drawing for the Home Gardener

Garden perspective drawing can be a handy tool to visualize a redesign, or a therapeutic activity you can use to …

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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, …

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  • Sour Cherry Lemonade Concentrate From Preservation Society

    Sour Cherry Lemonade Concentrate Recipe

    There are some foods that you can only really enjoy in season, like sour cherries. This recipe for sour cherry lemonade concentrate can take that summertime flavour and preserve it for the year. After you make this recipe, you just need to duck into the pantry …

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  • Easy DIY Solar Light Chandelier

    Fairy Light Project: DIY Solar Light Chandelier

    This DIY solar light chandelier is an easy project that took me all of fifteen minutes to put together. It adds a whimsical touch hanging from the tree above the rustic table and chair set that is part of my backyard play garden. Make this …

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  • Hopscotch Stepping Stones

    Hopscotch Garden Stepping Stones

    These hopscotch garden stepping stones aren’t the traditional children’s hopping game, nor are they typical for a garden pathway. I created these as part of the play garden design I have been developing since my son was born. The idea behind the play garden is to create …

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  • Turn Energy Wasting Lawn Into Nurishing Food Gardens

    Converting Lawn into a Vegetable Garden with Raised Garden Beds

    Do you have an unused patch of your world that’s screaming to be turned into raised veggie garden beds? Don’t make the mistake of throwing away all your turf and bringing in brand new soil. This project is about converting nutrient-rich lawn into the most productive vegetable garden …

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  • Natural Peppermint Foot Scrub To Soothe Achy Dry Cracked Feet

    Pampering Peppermint Foot Scrub

    What do achy, dry, rough feet need? A little pampering straight from the garden! This peppermint foot scrub is made for feet. Exfoliating sugar and dried herbs will scrub away rough skin, coconut oil will soften cracks, and soothing peppermint essential oil has a cooling effect. Update: follow …

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  • Raw Energy Shaker Recipe

    Use This Raw Energy Shaker to Boost Nutrition at Every Meal

    Hemp hearts, chia seeds, buckwheat groats, and unhulled sesame seeds —a raw seed mix that will add a power punch of nutrition to your meals. Even better, this healthy treat is added to just about any meal, and can be brought along with you in …

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  • DIY Chalkboard Plant Labels

    Chalkboard Paint Plant Markers

    Chalkboard paint has yet another use! These plant markers made from wooden paint stir sticks and chalkboard paint make for simple, decorative chalkboard paint plant markers. The label won’t wash away after one rain shower, although it’s best not to use these as outdoor plant …

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  • Three Tier Hanging Herb Garden

    Three Tier Hanging Herb Planter

    I just have to share this smart project from Martha Stewart Living‘s June 2013 issue: a three tier hanging herb planter. Even if you have a small outdoor space you can still grow plenty of herbs. I can even see this in a sunny window …

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  • Rangpur Lime Margarita Photography By Katherine Wolkoff. Courtesy Of Martha Stewart Living © 2013 Custom

    Rangpur Lime Margarita

    Active Time 15 min. Total Time 45 min. Makes 1 drink 1 fresh common (Persian) lime wedge or water, for rimming glass, plus 1 lime slice, halved, for garnish Coarse salt, for rimming glass Ice, for serving 1½ ounces silver tequila 1 ounce fresh Rangpur lime juice …

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