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How to make Meyer lemon limoncello

When Life Gives You Meyer Lemons Make Meyer Limoncello

Before you discard the peels of those seasonal Meyer lemons, take a look at this recipe for Meyer limoncello. It’s sweet, aromatic, and tasty. Best of all, it’s easy to make. Start the search for some fresh Meyer lemons and don’t waste a thing by using the rinds to flavor liquor and make a delightful limoncello.  I get all hopped …

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Back To Basics

Getting Back to Basics

There are some things you would never expect a city girl to know. Like canning and preserving home-grown food. Or …

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Learn how to make organic-looking handmade sea sponge soap topped with natural sea sponges for a gorgeous soap that lathers up beautifully.

Bring the Ocean into Your Bathtub with Handmade Sea Sponge Soap Bars

Organic-looking handmade soap topped with natural sea sponges makes for a gorgeous soap that lathers up beautifully. Sea sponges are …

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Make herbal tub teas for a soothing bath with no clean up

Soak Your Troubles Away with Homemade Tub Tea

One of my favorite bath projects is tub tea. There is nothing like a warm bath to soothe away all …

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How to Make an Orchid Humidity Tray

Keep Blooms Beautiful with a DIY Orchid Humidity Tray

Your home has a number of different microclimates in it. As you move from room to room, the light, temperature, …

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rhododendron bud in snow

Save Your Garden from Road Salt Environmental Damage this Winter

If you are planning to use road salt as a de-icer on your sidewalk, driveway, or street this winter, you …

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design a container garden that provides food for backyard birds

Design a Beautiful Bird-Friendly Winter Container Foraged from Your Yard

Even though holiday decorating is finished for the year, you can still get outside and clip greenery for a bird-friendly …

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  • How to create a bug hotel for overwintering beneficial insects in your home garden.

    Build a Bug Hotel

    A bug hotel is part garden art and part winter habitat for beneficial insects, the garden army that helps to keep the bad bugs under control. If you are an organic gardener like me, then you will want to be sure that there is a …

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  • Foaming Soap Recipe

    Homemade Foaming Hand Soap Recipe + a DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

    If you follow along on Garden Therapy you know that I scrapped the store-bought beauty products and make all of my own natural skincare products. Somehow along the way, I became addicted to foaming hand soap. At first, I thought that I was cheating on …

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    30+ Sweet Handmade Ideas for Garden Wedding Favors

    Are you planning a wedding with a rustic or garden theme? 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 …

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  • Soil Block Seedings

    These Easy & Economical Soil Blocks Will Change How You Garden

    Starting plants from seeds is a fantastic way to save money on gardening while opening up a wide array of crop varietal options that are unavailable to purchase as seedlings. Smart gardeners know that seed starting must be done with care to produce robust seedlings …

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    Natural & Homemade Common Cold Remedies

    These tried and true cold remedies really work! I have an adverse reaction to cold medication and some of the symptoms can really be a pain without some sort of relief. I have been using many alternative remedies for years to get through cold and …

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  • Hydroponic Window Farm

    12 Edible Gardening Hacks: Delectable Edibles You Can Grow Indoors!

    We’re gardeners. We don’t need a patch of earth to grow our own food. No siree. We can grow our food on our windowsill. In a plastic salad box. In a mason jar. Heck, we can even grow food FROM food. Yep. Gardeners can do …

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  • Handmade Shower Aromatherapy Steamers

    Breathe Easier With These DIY Eucalyptus Shower Steamers

    Yeah, it’s cold and flu season again. Ever since my little guy started at daycare he brought home every, single virus in the world and rubs it all over me. I now fancy myself as a bit of a cold connoisseur. There are the sniffles and the …

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  • How to Infuse Oils for Soap Making and Natural Beauty Recipes

    Three Ways to Make Herbal Oils for Natural Beauty Recipes

    Infusing oil with herbs is a great way to add colour, scent, and healing properties to the raw ingredients you will be using in natural beauty recipes. Simply soaking herbs in oil isn’t enough to infuse the oil; it needs to be heated. Luckily, there …

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  • Reindeer Moss Heart Wall Art Frame

    I Heart Moss Frame

    This moss heart is a green art piece that can be made quickly and requires no maintenance. Plus, it makes the sweetest addition to any room in the house. Moss and lichen hold a place in my heart, given that I live in a rainforest where …

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  • Homemade Hand Sanitizer With Thieves Oil

    Homemade All-Natural Hand Sanitizer Recipe

    I’m a big believer in hand-washing as the best way to ward off colds and the flu. If I don’t find myself in a place where I can wash my hands then I’m glad to have this all-natural hand sanitizer made with aloe vera, witch …

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