All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘halloween’

Mummy Cactus Craft For Halloween Via Www.gardentherapy.ca

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 good job of steering clear of the costume box…but not good enough…mwahaha!). Happy Halloween, everyone! …

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60+ Ways to Carve a Pumpkin

It’s pumpkin season! Why is that so exciting to me? Because the pumpkin is the ultimate creative muse for the season. I absolutely loved carving pumpkins for Halloween when I was a young Trick-or-Treater. From the gooey feel of the pumpkin guts to the toothy grin that glowed from candlelight, it was pure fall crafting heaven. Please join me on …

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Groovy Pumpkin Planter

Groovy Pumpkin Planter

Kid-friendly Halloween decorating goes out to the garden! This groovy planter has all the silly features that make kids smile: crazy hair, buggy eyes, and a crooked grin. Making a pumpkin planter with a face is as simple as carving the pumpkin, filling with soil and planting it. See how to make Jack-o-Planterns here. Worried they will turn mushy and moldy …

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Halloween Mini Garden

Halloween Miniature Garden

What better time than Halloween is there to be creative in the garden? I decided to take a stab at my very first miniature garden design to celebrate the spookiest eve with skeletons, tombstones, and (of course) a miniature pumpkin patch! I’ve been wanting to take a stab at mini gardening ever since I read Janit Calvo’s amazing book, Gardening in …

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Fall Or Halloween Owl Decoration

Hooty the Owl Pumpkin

This owl pumpkin is an easy way to add a unique spin to your Halloween or fall decor. This year I was playing a bit more with different designs for Jack-o-Planterns and I’m happy with how this one turned out. The white pumpkin seemed to beg to become something elegant; an owl no less! The white owl pumpkin planter was inspired by …

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Etched Pumkin Design Falling Foliage

Inspired Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin carving can certainly be a whole new level of sophistication. Treating those orange globes as canvases for the season is all the rage, and here are a few designs to get you started on your own work of art from Martha Stewart Living‘s October issue. The foliage that flows down this pumpkin looks like flames or lava. Beautiful! These …

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