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DIY Cottage Chic Herb Garden With Mason Jars

Growing herbs is something that any good cook should consider. This mason jar herb garden fits into the French country look that I have going on in my kitchen as part of a renovation, too. It’s the perfect DIY project for my vegetable gardening summer! I love cottage chic decor projects. They have a rustic appeal …

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Creative Bird baths – DIY Garden Decor Projects

These Creative Bird baths make use of re-purposed items that you may have around the house. They add a whimsical touch to any garden decorating theme. This time of the year, it’s common for bird baths to get really dirty.  Check out the video on cleaning a bird bath for and easy solution to this …

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DIY Garden Decoration Projects – Make your Own Garden Art

DIY Garden Decoration Projects Add a Touch Of Class These neat DIY Garden Decoration Projects will add  whimsical additions to any plain garden.  Most of them are made using recycled materials for an extra “green” touch. The projects are as simple as candles in Mason jars or as involved as the elaborate fish tower.  Today’s …

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Boxwood Wreath Bird Feeder DIY Project

Some of you may remember that I made a dogwood wreath for the first time in December last year for Christmas.   I’ve long since removed the Christmas decorations but left it hanging and it has started to dry out.  I decided to re-purpose it into a bird feeder for my backyard test garden. My husband …

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Coffee Grounds are great for Hydrangeas, Camillias and Roses!

Don’t throw out those used coffee grounds.  There are lots of ways to put them use in your garden.  And more to the point, there are certain plants, such as hydrangeas, Camellias and roses that just love them! Put your Used Coffee Grounds to use in the garden. So you have a big ole cup of Joe …

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My Favorite DIY Flower Projects – Gardening Creativity

DIY Flower Projects for those who Love Gardening in any Form These DIY Flower Projects appeal to me because they are not your normal run of the mill cut paper flower.  Most of those are cute but not very stylish looking to me. These projects take creativity to a whole new level. Some of them …

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Where do you keep your vegetables when the season ends?

The growing season still has time to go and many of us are in the middle of the vegetable gardening season.  But it is never too early to consider how you will deal with storing garden vegetables that you have at the end of the season. Root Cellars, and basements are great places for storing garden vegetables. …

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Uses for Aluminum Pie Plates in the Garden

I love to find neat garden uses for common household items.  There are so many things that we throw away that can be put to good use in a garden.  Aluminum disposable pie plates are one of those things. Don’t Throw those Disposable Pie Plates away! These plates can be re-purposed for many garden uses: …

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Staggered Planter Equals Instant Curb Appeal

Planters near an entrance way are a great way to add pizzazz to a front door. But add some house numbers and a staggered planter and you will get some instant curb appeal to boot. Add Curb Appeal with a Staggered Planter This DIY Staggered Planter with House numbers is easy to do.  Well, there …

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On The Spot Composting with Brown Lunch Bags

If you don’t want the chore of composting with a large compost pile, you can still compost.  Just use brown lunch bags.  Don’t throw away those plain brown bags, or fast good restaurant bags. Save them for on the spot composting! They work great in any flower or vegetable garden. Vegetable gardening is greatly enhanced …

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