Category Archive for: ‘Month May Week 4’

Fairy Garden Solar Light made from hanging bsaket

Fairy Light Project: DIY Solar Light Chandelier

This DIY solar light chandelier is an easy project that took me all of fifteen minutes to put together, and it has become one of my most-loved decorative objects in the garden. It adds a whimsical touch hanging from the tree above the rustic table and chair set that is part of my backyard play garden. Make this project in …

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Turn Energy Wasting Lawn Into Nurishing Food Gardens

Converting Lawn into a Vegetable Garden with Raised Garden Beds

Do you have an unused patch of your world that’s screaming to be turned into raised veggie garden beds? Don’t make the mistake of throwing away all your turf and bringing in brand new soil. This project is about converting nutrient-rich lawn into the most productive vegetable garden in town. Learn how to turn your thirsty and high-maintenance lawn into a raised bed …

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How To Make A Bean Tent Scarlett Runner

How to Make a Whimsical Bean Tent

A living bean tent in the garden is a magical place to teach children about gardening, growing food, and harvesting. A bean tent creates shady solace from the sun while filling little bellies with nutrition. Whether the space is used for learning, play, or retreat, learn how to make a bean tent as a wonderful addition to a play garden space. My two-year-old …

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Sour Cherry Lemonade Concentrate From Preservation Society

Sour Cherry Lemonade Concentrate Recipe

There are some foods that you can only really enjoy in season, like sour cherries. This recipe for sour cherry lemonade concentrate can take that summertime flavor and preserve it for the year. After you make this recipe, you just need to duck into the pantry and grab a jar to make a refreshingly sweet and sour lemonade like no other!  …

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Hopscotch Stepping Stones

Hopscotch Stepping Stones for the Garden

These hopscotch stepping stones aren’t the traditional children’s hopping game, nor are they typical for a garden pathway. I created these as part of the play garden design I have been developing since my son was born. The idea behind the play garden is to create a space that is engaging for children while being aesthetically pleasing for grown-ups. I will be …

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Natural Peppermint Foot Scrub To Soothe Achy Dry Cracked Feet

Pampering Peppermint Foot Scrub

What do achy, dry, rough feet need? A little pampering straight from the garden! That’s right, even your feet benefit from a little garden therapy. This peppermint foot scrub is made specifically for feet. Exfoliating sugar and dried herbs will scrub away rough skin, coconut oil will soften cracks, and soothing peppermint essential oil has a cooling effect. Update: follow this foot scrub …

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