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Front Lawn No-Till Vegetable Garden Design

Create a No-Till Garden and Retire Your Tiller Forever + a Giveaway!

It is a wonderful feeling to discover a gardening hack that saves you time and effort without decreasing the health of your garden. Imagine the extra time you would have if you never tilled your garden again. Guess what? Not only can you save time with a no-till garden, you can improve the quality of your soil that way too! My …

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Houseplants Outdoors: Ferns

Summering Houseplants in Beautiful Arrangements

Go ahead and give your houseplants a summer vacation! Houseplants can benefit from being moved outdoors during warmer months. Instead …

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painted apiary

How to Make Gorgeous Painted Beehives + a Giveaway!

People have been creating intricately painted beehives for hundreds of years. It is a practical and fun way to make …

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Pond Planter

DIY Floating Planter for Water Gardens and Ponds

A floating garden is a brilliant way to bring color to your pond or backyard water feature. The best part …

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Make These Edible Flower Ice Cubes For Guests The Even Taste A Bit Sweet

How to Make the Perfect Edible Flower Ice Cubes

These edible flower ice cubes make a stunning show in a garden cocktail. Use them to decorate events like weddings …

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Crazytunia Frisky Purple Petunia

Modern Petunia Varieties: No Longer Just the Pinkest Pink Flower

Wait! Before you skip over this post because it’s about petunias and “petunias are boring, old-fashioned, plants for boring, old-fashioned …

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Lawn Care Unplugged - How to Use a Reel Mower

Lawn Care Unplugged: How to Use a Reel Mower + a Giveaway!

When it’s time to mow your lawn this year, why not do it with less noise, no pollution, and some …

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  • Front Lawn No-Till Vegetable Garden Design

    Create a No-Till Garden and Retire Your Tiller Forever + a Giveaway!

    It is a wonderful feeling to discover a gardening hack that saves you time and effort without decreasing the health of your garden. Imagine the extra time you would have if you never tilled your garden again. Guess what? Not only can you save time …

    Read More
  • Heuchera Shade Planter With Lobelia

    Decorative Ideas for Creating a Summer Container Garden

    Planting a container garden doesn’t have to be limited to only those with small spaces. Of course, using containers is a great way to create a garden where there isn’t one. Balconies, decks, patios, and even fire escapes and windowsills can have a fulfilling space …

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  • Set Out Water For Bees In Your Garden

    Bee a Good Garden Host: Make a Bee Bath

    Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to collect water: a pond, fountain, or a bee bath. A bee …

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  • Blackberry Coconut Chia Seed Pudding Recipe 3

    Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

    Chia seeds are packed with calcium, manganese, and phosphorus, in addition to being a great source of healthy omega-3 fats, protein and fiber. The seeds are tasteless and tiny, so you really notice them much when they are dry. When they are soaked, however, they …

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  • 25 Outdoor Projects For Weekend Warriors Fb

    25 + DIY Outdoor Projects to Tackle This Weekend

    If you are looking for a weekend project that will get you outdoors for a little DIY, then you have come to the right place! Short-term projects are a great way to spruce up your outdoor space and feel the satisfaction of creating something for …

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  • Glowing Terrarium Tutorial

    Wait Until You See This Terrarium Nightlight!

    Terrarium by day, mystical glowing orb by night, this terrarium nightlight has a special twist: it lights up the evening! For those of us who prefer to sleep with a little glow, this unique nightlight gives off just enough light so that you don’t stub your …

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  • Homemade Coconut Lotion Recipe

    Lavender Grapefruit Whipped Coconut Oil Lotion

    Calming lavender combined with the bright citrus scent of grapefruit produces a fragrance that will leave you feeling refreshed. After a long, soothing soak in the bath or a quick morning shower, this luxurious whipped coconut oil lotion will nourish skin and bring along the …

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  • Rhubarb Lemonade Recipe

    Rhubarb Lemonade

    This refreshing lemonade comes to us straight from authors John Gillespie & Christina Symons and their book Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome (Harbour Publishing). When rhubarb is in season, I certainly can’t get enough. I’m happy John and Christina have joined us …

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  • CSI Horticulture Whats Wrong With My Plants

    CSI Horticulture: Organic Control of Plant Disease

    Organic Control of Plant Disease Does this look familiar? or this? how about this? These little holes here… …could they possibly be caused by these guys? (A. They are not responsible for the holes but are causing damage to the plant). If you have ever …

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  • How To Build A Vegetable Garden On A Green Roof

    Grow up! Build an Edible Rooftop Garden

    I am smitten with award-winning landscape architect Senga Lindsay’s book on unique and urban applications of edible landscaping, Edible Landscaping: Urban Food Gardens That Look Great (Harbour Publishing). You will be too when you get a look at this wealth of information from the book in …

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