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Pallet Planter Ideas that Stylishly Bring Upcycling to Your Garden

Pallets have been a popular material for DIY planter projects for almost ten years now, and for good reason. Upcycling wood that is slated for the landfill into a useful growing space is just one of the many benefits of this project. With just a few modifications, a pallet can be transformed into a functional, inexpensive, and decorative vertical planter. …

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DIY Summer Blooms Garden Apron

It is helpful to be able to be equipped with several items at once when you are gardening, as you …

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Magical Miniature Gardens (Japanese Garden)

The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop: DIY Accessories for Miniature Gardens and Fairy Gardens

If you have jumped on board the miniature gardening and fairy garden bandwagon, then you know that there are a …

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Indoors or out, a pallet planter is a vertical organizer for all kinds of greenery.

Building with Secondhand Stuff: Make a Wood Pallet Planter

It seems like there are a million creative ideas for making things out of pallets these days, so naturally I …

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Butterfly On Orange In DIY Butterfly Feeder

How to Make a Butterfly Feeder

Butterflies are magical creatures that grace us with their beauty. Their bright colors are a welcome addition to any garden. …

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Easter Island Moai BBQ Miniature Garden

Garden Tour: A Full-Size Yard Filled with Magical Miniature Gardens

The most fascinating garden ideas come from touring unique gardens, and there is none more unique than the Seattle garden …

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Smart Watering Plant Sitters

Smart Watering Plant Sitters: How to Not Kill Your Garden While on Vacation + GIVEAWAY!

Have you ever come home from a holiday to find that your plants are suffering from extreme thirst? Or even …

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  • Free Printable Jam Labels Dahlia Print

    These Printable Canning Labels are the Essential Party Dress for Your Jam!

    Shouldn’t the label you add to a jar of homemade jam or pickles look as beautiful as the tasty treat inside? I’m a big believer in presentation and think that dressing up a jar of jelly with a pretty label is well worth it, if …

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  • DIY Tulip Garden Lights 4

    These DIY Outdoor Garden Lights Will Take Your Breath Away!

    In months when the garden is asleep you can still have flowers that glow late into the night. Look closely at these stunning garden lights. The iridescent petals capture the light and create a graceful and enticing display in the garden. And then you see …

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  • Xeriscaping Garden Design

    Xeriscaping Principles: Gardening for Water Conservation

    With extreme drought gripping most of western North America, it’s a good time to look at ways to conserve water in your garden. Even if your area is not currently experiencing drought, employing the principles of xeriscaping will benefit your garden and save you time …

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  • Fresh Blueberries In A Handpainted Ceramic Berry Basket

    Nature’s Candy: Growing + Eating Blueberries

    Blueberries are easy to grow, taste fabulous, and are even good for you! If you have just a bit of space and some sun, blueberries are fun to grow and really are nature’s candy. Love blueberries? Then gobble them up! Blueberries are low on the glycemic index, …

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  • DIY Birdcage Succulent Planter

    Birdcage Succulent Planter

    Turn a birdcage into a hanging basket planter with a few simple modifications and the addition of gorgeous plants. Succulents are perfect for a project like this because they are drought tolerant and have so much variety in their shapes, sizes, and growing habits. Birdcage …

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  • Lavender Simple Syrup Recipe Serve With Sparkling Water And Edible Flower Ice Cubes

    Lavender Soda + Lavender Syrup + Lavender Lemonade

    I don’t know why but culinary lavender is not for everyone. I suppose some people don’t care for the sweet floral perfume of lavender while others (like me!) can’t get enough of this heavenly treat. This lavender simple syrup recipe is sure to be the uniting thread …

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  • Kids Garden Tools

    Top 7 Tips for Getting Kids into the Garden

    Gardening with children is a very rewarding experience, as long as you can get them out there in the first place! Melinda Myers, the author of Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening, joins us today to share her top 7 tips for getting kids into the …

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  • DIY Dog Cookies That Will Drive Dogs CRAZY Full Recipe

    The Homemade Dog Cookies That Make Dogs Go Squirrley

    You know who deserves a treat? The garden protectors. Well, they may also be the garden destroyers at times–digging holes, burying bones, trampling plants, and eating the snow peas–but they are pretty darn good at keeping critters from running amok.  So how do I thank them? …

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  • Circus Animal Topped Mason Jars

    20+ Mason Jar Crafts and Gardening in Jars

    I really love vintage Mason jars. I’m not alone, I know. There is a universal appeal to the classic shapes and endless usefulness of these glass vessels. I prefer uniqueness in my collection, and as such I have a mishmash of shapes, styles, brands, and …

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  • Mango citrus whipped body butter recipe

    Mango Citrus Whipped Body Butter

    A perfectly light and silky butter that’s more like whipped cream. The uplifting citrus scent plus the healing properties of mango and shea butter make this the perfect lotion for soothing dry skin after the shower. It also has just the right texture for massage, …

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