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Dandelions Are Good For You

The Surprising Superfood From Your Backyard: Dandelions

Dandelions are a Superfood? Those bright yellow weeds that pop up in the lawn? Yes, that’s what we are talking about. Get ready to have your mind blown! Dandelions are some of the most nutritionally dense greens you can eat; far more nutritious than kale or spinach. They are full of vitamins and antioxidants and a half cup of dandelion greens …

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This Easy Candle Planter Is Made With Two Pots Plus Some Annuals And A Candle

10-Minute Outdoor Candle Planter

I was strolling through my local garden center a few weeks back and saw the most brilliant use of terracotta …

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Infusing Oils With Herbs

Three Ways to Make Herbal Oils for Natural Beauty Recipes

Infusing oil with herbs is a great way to add color, scent, and healing properties to the raw ingredients you …

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Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) blooms in the garden.

10 Hardy Shrubs You Can’t Kill

A lot of people would like to garden but are scared off by what they see as a “black thumb”—the …

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The Top 10 Allergy Fighting Plants Garden List

The Top Allergy-Fighting Plants for the Home Gardener

Allergy sufferers rejoice! You needn’t be afraid of the garden. You can stop allergies and asthma with smart landscaping. You read that right: …

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How to make dyed leaf imprint Easter eggs

Botanical Leaf Imprint Easter Eggs

Before decorating your Easter eggs this year, head out to the garden and hunt for leaves to imprint on them. …

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Succulent Wreath Refresh 3

How to Refresh a Succulent Wreath

Love succulent wreaths? Me too! They can be made with a variety of plants in different colors and shapes, using either …

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  • Whimsical DIY clay ornaments for indoor planter decorating

    Whimsical Clay Planter Ornaments

    Add pizzazz to indoor plants, terrariums, and container gardens with quirky clay planter ornaments. These miniature sculptures are a fun rainy day project for adults and children if you are lucky enough to have a helper. Make them from clay and display the organic shapes …

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  • Pickled Radishes With Vinegar These Are Surpringly Addictive

    Super Simple Pickled Radishes

    There just aren’t enough recipes with radishes. They are just about the most fun veggie out there but they are completely under-appreciated. Radishes are easy to grow, go from seed to food in a month, have gorgeous red (/purple/pink/white) globes hidden under the soil, and they add just the right …

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  • Learn How To Be Successful When Growing Herbs Indoors

    How to Grow Herbs Indoors (Successfully)

    Get ready for some frank talk about indoor herbs. Those mason jar planters you saw online are adorable, yes, but are they they best way to grow herbs indoors? This article will give you a healthy dose of realistic expectations for indoor herbs and the …

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  • How to Build a Flushable Dog Run

    Doggy John: How to Build a Flushable Dog Run

    There is often two sides to a story. In the case of what goes on in the Garden Therapy homestead, the unsung hero is my husband, Michael, who has been working behind the scenes on almost every project and post written here. Today we are lucky …

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  • Water Lettuce Indoor Garden

    An Eerily Beautiful Indoor Water Garden

    This indoor water garden is sure to get conversation started. Its fuzzy rosette leaves float above the surface, while its dark, feathery roots float below. It is part flower arrangement and part houseplant—a delightful mix that won’t fade into the background. An indoor water garden …

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  • What Does Flower Color Symbolize

    What Does Your Bouquet Say? Flower Color Meaning and Symbolism

    Giving flowers is a thoughtful sentiment but are your certain you are sending the right message? Learn about flower color meaning and symbolism to personalize your gift. Send an “I love you” with red gerbera daisies, an “I appreciate everything you do” with calla lilies or a …

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    20 Awesome Gifts Under Ten Dollars That Look Like a Million Bucks

    Awesome gifts under ten dollars? Yes! It’s possible and here is how: make them yourself! There is one catch though. Homemade gift-giving can often be as expensive or more than store-bought gifts. I know I have walked out of a craft shop looking at my …

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  • Xeriscaping Garden Design

    Xeriscaping Principles: Gardening for Water Conservation

    With extreme drought gripping most of western North America, it’s a good time to look at ways to conserve water in your garden. Even if your area is not currently experiencing drought, employing the principles of xeriscaping will benefit your garden and save you time …

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  • This Herb Bouquet Filled With Lavender Mint Lemon Balm Calendula And Echinacea Is Pretty And Medicinal

    Bouquet Gardens: The Best Cutting Flowers + Growing & Harvesting Tips

    When you are planning your garden, you often think of flowers as garden decoration and vegetables, fruit, and herbs as consumables.Why not add some of the best cutting flowers to the mix? Chances are, you are already growing a number of cutting flowers already. Many …

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  • Peacock blue and bamboo clay wind chimes

    How to Make a Wind Chime

    Organic clay shapes strung up on branches make for beautiful art that brings melody and movement to the garden. Follow my instructions to make your own elegant wind chime. Materials: Dried branch or driftwood Clay shapes Fishing line Beads Drill Make it! 1. Pick Your …

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