Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2012’

Bee Swarm At UBC Farm

Honey Bee Swarm

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Sunflower Micro Greens On Instructables Medium

Sunflower Micro Greens on Instructables

This was fun! I posted up a this Sunflower Micro Greens project to Instructables to try it out and made it to the front page. Not only that, but they gave me a free one year pro membership. Thanks!

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How To Grow Tomatoes In Upside Down Planters And Actually Get Lots Of Fruit

How to Plant an Upside-Down Tomato Planter

Tomatoes in upside-down planters make a great use of space but there are a few important things to know so that your efforts will be fruitful. There are many types of upside-down planters available and none are expensive in the least.  I have seen many people who use 5-gallon buckets but I must say that once you buy all the …

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How To Make A Grapevine Wreath

How to Make a Grapevine Wreath

Store bought grapevine wreaths are not that expensive but if you have vines growing in your garden they are a family-friendly start to a weekend project. Of course grapevine (Vitis spp.) is the most popular wood for making vine wreaths.  For this project I used cuttings from a Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) that trails along a shady fence.  It is a bit …

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Gardeners Herbal Foot Soak Recipe

Gardener’s Herbal Foot Soak Recipe

If you come in from the garden with dirty, achy feet then this herbal soak is for you.  It stores well in a pretty jar but packs a powerful punch of soothing herbs in a foot bath.  And why should feet have all the fun?  You could surely use it in the tub too.  Ahhhh.

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Handmade Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Garden Loving Moms apron plant labels mini garden

21 Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Garden-Loving Moms

Moms love to get handmade presents from their children. The time and love that goes into creating the present exudes priceless thought and consideration. Whether you’re 2 or 42, here are 21 handmade gift ideas sure to brighten her day. For moms who love the garden you can surprise her with garden-inspired creations like 1. Block Printed Tea Towels, 2. …

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