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A great guide to growing figs in the home garden and why you should

A Guide for Growing Figs in the Home Garden (and It’s So Worth It!)

Figs are one my favorite fruits. Not only are they delicious, but they are also an attractive plant that adds interest to a garden. In the right climate, growing figs is fairly simple. However, in other areas they can be a bit finicky. In fact, I have a  10-year old Brown Turkey fig tree and this is the first year …

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Red Kuri Squash Quirky Fall Decorating With Pumpkins

Quirky Outdoor Fall Decorating with Pumpkins and Squash

Whether it’s from family trips to the pumpkin patch, carving pumpkins into Jack-o-Lanterns, or warming up with a pumpkin spice …

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Healing Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub Recipe

Healing Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub

This Himalayan pink salt scrub is a powerful detoxifier packed with healing minerals for your whole body. With rose petals …

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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 …

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Untimate Healthy Living Resources

My Favorite Healthy Living eBooks

Thank goodness for eBooks! I find it to be a much simpler way to carry around a library of books and …

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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 …

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Saving Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Forget seed catalogs, I’m shopping for my tomatoes at the farmer’s market. Walking through the colorful displays of produce at my …

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  • How To Grow Herbs Indoors So They Will Survive And Thrive

    Which Herbs to Grow Indoors (and Which Ones NOT to)

    Herbs are outdoor plants. There are many plants that can grow well as houseplants, but herbs are not among them. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t choose certain herbs to grow indoors. This article covers which herbs to grow indoors as well as some …

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  • Enamel Dig For Victory Mug And Natural Branch Coasters Project Via Garden Therapy Coasters Recycle1

    Natural Branch Coasters

    Making a set of branch coasters from a fallen tree will allow the beauty of that wood to live on and tell the story in its rings. When you are out pruning and cutting back the garden, take a look at what you are about …

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  • Bleached Single Pinecone

    How to Make GORGEOUS Bleached Pinecones

    Pinecones are iconic natural items to use for seasonal decor. Instead of painting or bedazzling them with glitter this year, try giving them a softer, weathered look by bleaching them! Bleached pinecones require very few supplies and is an easy project. Even so, it does take …

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  • Plants and container design to brighten up the shade. These plants are bursting with color and well-suited to shady conditions.

    Made for the Shade: Low-Maintenance Fall Planters Bursting with Colour

    Just because outdoor planters are in shade doesn’t mean they can’t be full of vibrant color. The planters in my front garden are almost completely shaded, so I need to be careful what plants I choose. Not only should the plants be well-suited for the …

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  • FREE Lifes A Garden Coloring Page From GardenTherapy

    Life’s a Garden FREE Adult Coloring Page

    Have you heard? Adult coloring is all the rage! It’s fun, challenging, and leaves you with some fabulous artwork! I’ve commissioned a gorgeous adult coloring page from an artist I admire and I’m excited to share it with you for free! What do we do …

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  • Easy To Make Lavender And Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

    Lavender and Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

    Add a little luxury to the bath with these moisturizing cocoa butter bath melts. They are made with ingredients so natural that you could eat them, and you might just want to! The aroma of cocoa, coconut, and lavender makes my mouth water for what …

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  • Groovy Pumpkin Planter

    Groovy Pumpkin Planter

    Elegant displays of ornately carved pumpkins are great, but I like to have a little fun with my pumpkins now and then! Whether you decide to make just one or a whole family of them, these cheery pumpkin planters will really brighten up your yard …

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  • Garlic Spinach Butter

    Garlicky Spinach and Kale Butter

    Warning: this garlic bread made with spinach and kale butter is dangerously tasty! Gluten-haters don’t be afraid, you can easily make this gluten-free by swapping out the bread with your preferred brand. No matter what bread you choose, you can pack in the greens and …

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  • Plant Garlic In The Fall And Harvest It Next Summer

    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 time to grow garlic! Planting garlic around the perimeter will protect your veggie beds from getting tramped by nighttime intruders who vant to suck your bloooood. …

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  • Corn Husk Wrapped Mason Jar Vase

    Corn Husk Wrapped Mason Jar Vase

    Thanksgiving time is here again! That means delicious food and visiting with loved ones, which in turn means lots of time spent gathered around the dining table. Give your holiday table a touch of elegance by displaying your centerpiece in this simple, rustic mason jar vase. …

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