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DIY Summer Blooms Garden Apron

It is helpful to be able to be equipped with several items at once when you are gardening, as you may want to use pruners, seed packets, hand tools, and other supplies in quick succession. This cheery and functional garden apron keeps your tools and other small gardening necessities at your fingertips and adds a bright pop of color to …

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Magical Miniature Gardens (Japanese Garden)

The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop: DIY Accessories for Miniature Gardens and Fairy Gardens

If you have jumped on board the miniature gardening and fairy garden bandwagon, then you know that there are a …

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Indoors or out, a pallet planter is a vertical organizer for all kinds of greenery.

Building with Secondhand Stuff: Make a Wood Pallet Planter

It seems like there are a million creative ideas for making things out of pallets these days, so naturally I …

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Butterfly On Orange In DIY Butterfly Feeder

How to Make a Butterfly Feeder

Butterflies are magical creatures that grace us with their beauty. Their bright colors are a welcome addition to any garden. …

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Easter Island Moai BBQ Miniature Garden

Garden Tour: A Full-Size Yard Filled with Magical Miniature Gardens

The most fascinating garden ideas come from touring unique gardens, and there is none more unique than the Seattle garden …

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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 …

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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 …

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  • Rhubarb Sorbet Recipe

    Rhubarb Sorbet Recipe

    If you have been growing and harvesting rhubarb, here is a wonderful rhubarb sorbet recipe that tastes tart and sweet just like pie. Maybe even better than pie. Either way, like pie, it tastes fabulous served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Note: You need …

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    A Beautiful Way to Catch Runoff: How to Build a Dry Stream

    There are plenty of great ways to incorporate water into the garden, whether with natural streams and brooks or (wo)man-made ponds and fountains. But what about a design that implies the idea of water, but doesn’t require any maintenance? A dry stream is a landscaping …

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  • Birdcage Outdoor Fairy Lights

    Outdoor Lighting Ideas for the Garden

    Adding lighting to landscaping can showcase plants in a new way, illuminate a pathway, or just create a warm glow.  Here are a few outdoor lighting ideas to use throughout the year. For the Birds Let the birds fly free and fill a pretty birdcage …

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  • Thumbelina Lavender

    Plant a Mosquito-Repelling Container Garden to Protect Entertaining Spaces

    Keep mosquitoes from crashing the party by creating a gorgeous herb patio planter that will keep pests away. There are a number of plants that mosquitoes and other biting insects dislike, mainly strong-smelling herbs and flowering plants. Creating a container garden that can be set …

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  • Rustic Herb Flower Arrangement

    Gorgeous Bouquets from the Herb Garden

    Giving a bouquet of flowers is a wonderful sentiment, especially if it’s from your garden. I love flowers as much as any girl, but herbs have a special place in my heart. When a new neighbor moves in or there’s a new baby home from …

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  • Celebrate Summer With This Shooting Star Succulent Planter DIY Project

    Shooting Star Succulent Planter

    This festive succulent star centerpiece makes for a beautiful container display and table decoration. Set the planter out on the outdoor table for decoration or hang it on a fence or wall in a sunny spot that you can enjoy all summer long. I made …

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  • Beat The Heat With A Garden Fresh Cocktail Triple Berry Fizz

    Triple Berry Rum Fizz

    Cool down with a refreshing cocktail bursting with summery flavors. This recipe is ideal for an evening hanging out on the porch or with a gathering of friends. Seasonal berries give the cocktail a bright, merry color and flavor; perfect ingredients for the perfect summer …

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  • Here Is An Easy Way To Propagate Your Own Herb Garden

    How to Propagate Herbs

    Herbs are often the first plants new gardeners start with because they are easy to grow. In addition to being easy to take care of, herbs add beauty to your space and spice up your food.  Now that you have a few established plants, perhaps …

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  • English Lavender

    Soothing Ways to Use Lavender in Crafts, Recipes and More

    Love lavender? Me too! And growing it in my garden means I have found plenty of ways to use lavender in my home. I grow a variety of plants and harvest them yearly. I keep the dried flower buds in a large jar in my kitchen and …

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  • How to make a fruit fly trap

    How to Make a Quick and Easy Fruit Fly Trap

    This fruit fly trap will clear out your kitchen in no time at all and it’s super easy. What’s worse than fruit flies? Well, mosquitoes are definitely worse but I made some citronella candles and all-natural bug spray to keep them away. Oh, and yellow jackets are also …

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