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DIY Hypertufa Planter Instructions

Quirky Concrete and Hypertufa Planters

John Gillespie & Christina Symons, the authors of Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome, join us today to share some decorative projects to inexpensively make your very own concrete containers and hypertufa planters. I have done my fair share of concrete projects, and yet it amazes me how many unique shapes that can be created. I love how these quirky …

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These are the birds in your neighborhood

Get to Know Your Backyard Birds with These Fun Facts

Wondering which backyard birds are best at building their nests? How about which bird you can train to eat out of your hand? Or which of your garden visitors is the only bird that can fly backwards? Look no further because we have the answers for you and a whole bunch more fun facts about the wild birds who make their home in your …

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How To Make A Terrarium Step 3

Create a Gorgeous Pebble Terrarium Garden

This pebble terrarium garden is an easy straight-forward design that can be manipulated into various assorted looks. The colors of the stones can be changed, the succulents used are easy enough to be varied, and the glass container can be taller or wider. This step-by step tutorial comes to us from terrarium expert and author, Maria Colletti. Once you have this basic …

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Garden Made A Year Of Seasonal Projects To Beautify Your Garden And Your Life Book

Garden Made: a Personal Journey of Healing and Gardening

I’m so very happy to announce that my book, Garden Made: A Year of Seasonal Projects to Beautify Your Garden and Your Life, is now available for pre-order!   Please visit my book page for a list of all the fantastic retailers that sell Garden Made as well as a sneak peek into the book! The story behind Garden Therapy …

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Fig Jam With Secrets From Preservation Society

Fresh Fig Jam Recipe with Secrets

I have three fig trees growing in my garden. That wouldn’t seem like a strange thing unless you saw how small my garden is! There is no room for three figs but Oh, how I love fresh figs! This recipe for fresh fig jam comes to us from the book, Preservation Society Home Preserves: 100 Modern Recipes. Today, author Camilla Wynne …

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top 5 medicinal herbs sage

The Top Five Medicinal Herbs to Grow in Your Garden and How They Heal

Medicinal herbs are not only easy to grow but they can also be beautiful and health-promoting too. Here are my top five herbs to grow in your garden to appreciate for their medicinal qualities as much as their flowers and foliage. 1. Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Calendula, also known as pot marigold, is an annual with bright yellow and orange flower …

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