Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

Circle Plan Garden Design

Garden Design Makeover in a Weekend

In this post, please welcome garden designer Rachel Mathews from Successful Garden Design, who is going to share with us her top tips for transforming your garden in a weekend. Garden design books often make the process of designing a garden much more complicated than it needs to be. I’m going to show you a very simple technique that you …

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How To Divide Succulents Easily And Inexpensively

Thrifty Gardening: How to Divide Succulents

If your succulents are starting to look a little scraggly or maybe sending out a bunch of offshoots, it’s a great time to easily and inexpensively increase your collection by using this guide on how to divide succulents. Some succulents, like Sedum, can be simply divided by tearing off a clump of the plants with roots and tucking it into …

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Spotted: Goats on the Roof

While the goats grazing on the green roof of the Old Country Market in Coombs, BC, is not all that novel to residents, it is quite a sight to see for those who don’t expect it. I have gone to visit the goats many times and I always enjoy shopping at the market. What I didn’t know was who the …

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Make Cut Flowers Last Longer

How to Make Cut Flowers Last

An abundance of flowers in the garden means a bounty of vases full of blooms in the house. Here are some tips to make your cut flowers last a whole lot longer with just a few simple steps. Most flowers are best harvested in the morning when temperatures are still cool. Choose flowers that are close to their full splendor. By …

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20 Fabulous Fall Decor And Craft Projects From The Garden

20 Fabulous Fall Decor Projects from the Garden

As soon as the kids go back to school and leaves begin to turn, we can’t help but feel like it is fall. Even if the temperatures are warm, the pumpkins’ brilliant orange colour, abundance of corn, and dahlias blooming en masse, signal that it’s without a doubt time for the season to change. Put off trading flip flops for …

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Super Easy Raw “Ricotta” Roulade

Welcome to the authors of RawEssence: 180 Delicious Recipes for Raw Living, David Côté  and Mathieu Gallant to share with us their recipe for Ricotta Roulade. The outstanding recipes in RawEssence are based on an overall respect for living things and global well-being — which in turn promote a healthy and responsible lifestyle. So much like the whole philosophy of Garden Therapy! Preparation: 10 …

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