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Bring the Outdoors in With These Stunning Clay Leaf Dishes

These clay leaf dishes are project you can do anytime throughout the year. Head out to the garden and look for unique shapes to preserve. Then it’s just a matter of using clay to mold them and paint to decorate. When choosing leaves, look for those that are still supple, as dry leaves may crack and break before you get a …

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Discover the many varieties of winter squash available and learn the best way to cook them in this guide to demystifying winter squash.

What the Heck is That?! Your Guide to Delicious Winter Squash

Don’t be intimidated by those weird and wonderful winter squash! Fanciful shapes, stripes, bumps, and warts, these gorgeous vegetables are …

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How to plant garlic outdoors in the fall garden. Garlic gets planted before the first frost of the year and overwinters in the garden.

Protect Your Garden from Vampires: How to Grow Garlic

As we get ready for Halloween, now’s the perfect time to think about naturally vampire-proofing your garden, which means it’s …

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Gorgeous Lavender Oatmeal Soap Cupcakes (That Anyone Can Make)

This lavender oatmeal soap is soothing and calming for your skin. And any recipe that uses my garden-grown lavender rates …

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The Importance of Bee Culture: How We Can Teach the Next Generation About Bees

Gardeners know how important bees are, but how can we pass the information on bee culture to younger generations so …

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Fall Cranberry Harvest: Touring the Cranberry Bogs in BC

Did you know that British Columbia is the 3rd largest cranberry producer worldwide? BC produces about 17 million kilograms of cranberries …

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Ornamental Gourds Make Beautiful Fall Candles

Impress Your Friends and Family with these Simple yet Elegant Gourd Candle Holders

Now, here is a seriously last-minute decor project that will bring a little garden to the table. These ornamental gourd …

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    Check Out These Cool Characters! The Top Plants for Winter Garden Interest

    Winter doesn’t have to be white in the garden. Even if there is a blanket of snow covering the soil, these colorful characters will add some pizzazz to the winter garden with their showy limbs, bright berries, and even some flowers! Here are some ideas …

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  • Creative Wood Slice Project Ideas

    Creative Wood Slice Projects

    Slices of branches or tree trunks are all the rage! It’s no wonder why there are so many uses for these rustic yet beautiful cross-sections of wood. I can’t think of a better way to bring the outdoors in. I create a guide over on …

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  • 17 Easy Homemade Gifts From The Kitchen Round Up

    Easy and Delicious Homemade Gifts From the Kitchen

    There’s nothing like a homemade gift; especially one that’s edible. I purposely preserve extra jams and jellies each year for gift giving. My friends and family look forward to my baskets of homemade food gifts that I give out for special occasions. An edible gift is …

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    It’s Halloween Week!

    Halloween isn’t just for ghouls and goblins. Gardeners have plenty to keep us busy as well. I’m not much for blood and gore, but I love carving pumpkins, toasting seeds, and dressing up anything that I can get my hands on (the dogs do a …

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  • Simple Thanksgiving Table Decor Craft Project With Fall Leaves And Burlap

    Fall Leaves and Burlap DIY Candles

    These festive autumn candle holders combine some of my very favourite craft supplies to work with: mason jars, fall leaves, and burlap ribbon. This simple project will add a rustic glamour to Thanksgiving entertaining or make a great gift.   Burlap reminds me of fall. …

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  • How To Grow It Eat It Swiss Chard

    Swiss Chard: Grow it! Eat it!

    Swiss Chard is the colorful star of this installment of the Grow it! Eat it! series, where we will talk about growing, harvesting, cooking, and eating these highly ornamental greens. Grow It! Chard comes in many colours and is highly decorative in the garden. This …

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  • Green Tea Terrarium Square

    Green Tea Terrarium

    This project is just one of the fabulous projects from Kat Geiger’s brand new book, Terrariums Reimagined: Mini Worlds Made in Creative Containers. This full-color craft book that shows you how to make and maintain 24 playful plant environments in unique containers. You can create an arid desert …

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  • Overwinter Beneficial Insects In This Beautiful Bug Hotel By Garden Therapy

    Build a Bug Hotel

    A bug hotel is part garden art and part winter habitat for beneficial insects. Here is how to make one for this weekend project. Before we dig into the project this week please raise your glass and toast to Weekend Project #52! Cheers! For one …

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    Branch Coat Rack Tutorial

    This inexpensive and easy weekend project shows you how to create a stylish coat rack with just some branches, paint, and a few tools. Materials: Branches with strong sections of wood that are no smaller than ¾” in diameter Bypass pruners / pruning saw Cedar …

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    Blood Orange and Raspberry Jam Recipe

    Some things seem to be drawn together organically, like the flavors of blood orange and raspberry.  It’s citrus season here in the winter- the only time of the year blood oranges are available. Since raspberries are abundant in late summer this jam recipe is prepared …

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