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Best Gardens – Creative Gardening Ideas

Here are some of my favorites gardening ideas from the best of the internet.  The ideas range from soup to nuts.  There is something for all gardening styles here.  My only requirement for a recipe to land on this page is that it must inspire me and have something to do with creative gardening. Searching …

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How to Propagate Spider Plants from Babies

Love having new plants for free?  This project is for you.  It is super easy to propagate spider plants from the babies that the mother plant sends out on the ends of long arching stems.  Spider Plants – botanical name Chlorophytum – are one of the easiest of plants to propagate.  I first became familiar …

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Nectar plants for Swallowtail Butterflies

Nothing makes me smile more than going out into my garden and seeing Swallowtail butterflies fluttering around.  Did you know that planting certain plants will make sure that you have these pretty visitors to your yard? These swallowtail nectar plants are great at attracting butterflies to your garden. They just can’t resist them! Swallowtail butterflies are …

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Succulent Bird Cage Planter – Super Easy DIY Garden Project

I just love using household items in my garden in a creative way.  Today’s project is going to be to transform an old birdcage into a succulent birdcage planter.  If you love succulents as much as I do, you will want to check out my guide for buying succulents. It tells what to look for, what …

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Air Plant Holders – Containers to Display Your Tillandsia Collection

Air plants are not only fun to grow, they are also fun to display.  So many household items can be fashioned into containers for these sweet little plants that don’t need soil to grow.  These air plant holders are cute. compact and perfect to display your tillandsia collection. Succulents like tillandsia are drought smart plants …

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Summer Garden Tips & Garden Tour – Garden Maintenance in the Summer

These summer garden tips will ensure that you have an endless supply of color and lush green lawns all summer long. Bring on summer! Life is meant to be lived outside! We spend so much time outside during the summer, and having a great looking lawn and pretty gardens makes sure that time will be …

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25 Succulent Planters – You Can Grow these Hardy Plants in Just About Anything!

Succulents are so versatile and easy to care for. They are very drought tolerant, perfect if you have a “brown thumb” and look great planted in so many ways.  These 25 fun succulent planters will show you that if it can hold dirt, it can be planted with a succulent! If you love succulents as much …

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Guide to Perennials – How to Grow Perennial Plants

For a gardener, there is nothing quite like the feeling of wandering around your garden, in the spring, and seeing the first growth of perennials that you have planted years before.  These plants die back in the winter but send out new growth each spring.   Growing Perennials gives me color and beauty all through the spring …

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Lithops Care – How to Grow Living Stones

The term living stones seems to be a paradox?  How can a stone be alive, you might ask?  Lithops, a variety of succulent from South Africa, has the common name living stone.  Succulents like lithops are drought smart plants that are super easy to grow and make fantastic houseplants.  Be sure to check out my …

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Using Candles in Your Home – It’s Time for Some Decorating Ideas

There is just something really warm and inviting about a room with the look of a flickering candle in it.  Using candles in the home creates an intimacy that sets a mood to a room and makes guests feel really welcome. Arranged pleasantly with just the right accessories, a candle can really transform the look of …

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Growing Indoor Plants – How to Grow Potted Plants Indoors

I am a gardener by nature.  As far back as I can remember, I’ve loved to dig in the dirt and tend to plants.  Now that I live in North Carolina, much of my gardening is done outdoors. But since I was born in Maine (and gardening outdoors there has a limited season,) I started …

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Plant Propagation Tips – New Plants for Free

If you garden, you will know that the cost of buying new plants can get very expensive over time. But you don’t have to spend a lot of money to have a wonderful garden.  Just follow some of these plant propagation tips and you will have a whole slew of new perennial garden plants without the …

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Rustic Succulent Planters That Can Take the Heat

For the last few years, I have been experimenting more and more with succulents.  These drought hard plants can really take the heat and can be potted up in so many ways. These rustic succulent planters will show you how to use ordinary items to display your plants If you love succulents as much as I do, …

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