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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 worse, have you come home to find the plants dead? It’s not always easy to get a plant sitter and it’s also not reasonable to stay home all the time. Heck, we all need to get away for the weekend …

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Tour a tulip festival

Tips to Tiptoe Your Way Through a Tulip Festival

If you have ever seen aerial photographs of Holland during tulip season, you know how mesmerizing the rainbow stripes of blooms are. Imagine what it is like to tiptoe through a tulip festival! If you are lucky enough to live in an area where there are tulip farms, then there is no doubt that you have packed your family in …

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Sunflower From The Garden Therapy Coloring Book

Get Creative Anytime, Anywhere.

Ready to get creative? As you know, Garden Therapy is filled with creative ideas for playing in the garden. But, creativity doesn’t always come so easily. Busy schedules, dreary weather, and just plain old exhaustion can stifle creativity. The best remedy if you are feeling a bit low is to get creative and make something. Unfortunately, it isn’t always possible. …

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Back To Basics

Getting Back to Basics

There are some things you would never expect a city girl to know. Like canning and preserving home-grown food. Or soap-making. Especially not how to milk a goat and make fresh chevre! Through my re-education in adulthood, I went back to basics to see how our food and products are supposed to be made and tested them against industrialized, convenient …

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rhododendron bud in snow

Save Your Garden from Road Salt Environmental Damage this Winter

If you are planning to use road salt as a de-icer on your sidewalk, driveway, or street this winter, you may be unpleasantly surprised in the spring. Road salt, or sodium chloride, can be very damaging to plants, trees, soil, and groundwater. Salt toxicity can harm, stunt, and even kill garden plants that have been exposed to salt spray or …

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The very best of gardening and diy for the year!

Best of Garden Therapy: the 25 Most Popular Garden Projects & Crafts

It’s time for the 2016 wrap up post where I’ll share the Best of Garden Therapy from this year. I have a few personal notes to share, as well as a look back on the year including the 25 Most Popular Garden & Craft Projects that were published. 2016: a Year in Review When I look back on 2016, I’m amazed …

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