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Flower Pot Chair

Flower Pot Chair - Garden Flower Pot Planter

Flower Pot Chair
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Simplicity.  Bold, bright and blue painted flower pot chair paired with striking white and pink geraniums annuals in the very pot they were purchased in.  Simple way to add character to a plain porch.




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Flowers in a Whiskey Barrel Flowers in a Whiskey Barrel Want to share my images on your blog? Read here. Whiskey in a barrel? Nope. How about flowers in a barrel? I know...
Growing Lemongrass Growing Lemongrass Up until last year I didn't even have a clue what lemongrass was. It is an obsession of my teenage daughter’s. To cut cost I reall...
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What are Mulberries Mulberries Today I went out and collected mulberries and I can't wait to get started making a variety of treats, freezing and drying them. What are...
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Hanging Knit Planter Basket

Hanging Knit Planter Basket Looking for a garden planter that can occupy your empty wooden fence space? If you knit, try making this hanging knit planter basket.

Hanging Knit Planter Basket


Looking for a garden planter that can occupy your empty wooden fence space? If you knit, try making this hanging knit planter basket.

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DIY Toadstools for Your Flower Garden This project is simple and really cute! By recycling a vase, bowl and decorative pieces of glass or broken plates you can create your own DIY toadstoo...
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Painted Fall Pumpkins

Painted Fall Halloween Pumpkins

Painted Pumpkins for Fall Decor

My favorite season is fall!  My so glad I live in a world that has the month of October.  I love wearing warm fuzzy oversized sweaters, the fall colors and making painted pumpkins for fall decor.
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Garden Butterfly From Recycled Spoons

Garden Butterfly From Recycled Spoons - Garden Butterfly From Recycled Spoons Make this cute garden butterfly from recycled spoons for your garden ornaments in a matter of minutes.

Garden Butterfly From Recycled Spoons

Make this cute garden butterfly from recycled spoons for your garden ornaments in a matter of minutes.

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Garden Crafts Made From Wood or Sticks

Garden Crafts Made From Wood or Sticks-A collection of garden crafts that you can make by collecting FREE resources. Add visual appeal to your garden by using wood and sticks from nature.

Garden Crafts Made From Wood or Sticks

A collection of garden crafts made from wood or sticks that you can make by collecting FREE resources. Add visual appeal to your garden by using wood and sticks from nature.
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DIY Toadstools for Your Flower Garden This project is simple and really cute! By recycling a vase, bowl and decorative pieces of glass or broken plates you can create your own DIY toadstoo...
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Recycled Plate Garden Flowers

Recycled Plate Garden Flowers

Recycled Plate Garden Flowers

I have seen recycled plate garden flowers in high upscale galleries in tourist towns, like Door County, Wisconsin for a few years now. The price tag on the glass flowers is outrageous. Generally running almost $50.00. So, I set out to learn how they were made and try my hand at making my own.
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What I Did When I Couldn’t Find My Watering Can

I’m such a dork.  Welcome to my backyard, where I’m greeting you with a wonky camera angles and random ideas 🙂  I’m random at times, I tell you. Rannnnnndom. 

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If the Shoe Fits Plant It If the Shoe Fits Plant It As the sign says "If the shoe fits plant it."   Recycling at it's finest. There is no need to go out and pur...
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Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe Feeding Butterflies

Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe – If you want to attract butterflies to your yard all you have to do is feed them. Either by plant or providing nectar for them to feed on.

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Seedling Cold Frame

Seedling Cold Frame

Seedling Cold Frame Out of Recycled Lumber

Ladies, you can even build this seedling cold frame project! It is extremely easy.

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DIY Cold Frame Garden Box

DIY Cold Frame Garden Box - Extend Your Growing Season in Cold Weather

This DIY cold frame garden box was designed for garden boxes in areas of the country that receive frost. You can plant your vegetables earlier in the season and maintain them later in the season as well.

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Sharpening Your Garden Shovel

Sharpening Your Garden Shovel Spending 5 minutes of time per year sharpening your garden shovel can eliminate your backbreaking work by digging deeper and dividing painless.

Sharpening Your Garden Shovel


Spending 5 minutes of time per year sharpening your garden shovel can eliminate your backbreaking work by digging deeper and dividing painless.

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Outdoor Decorating for Halloween

Outdoor Decorating for Halloween

Decorating Your Yard for Halloween

Decorating your yard for Halloween ? We all have that neighbor.  You know.  The one neighbor that when they do something, they go all out.  This is the house in our neighborhood! It may spark some ideas for you, too.
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Homemade Birdseed Ornaments Make Your Own

Birdseed Ornament Recipe

Homemade Birdseed Ornaments Make Your Own

Follow the recipe for these birdseed ornaments and the next day you have sweet treat for your birds.  The ornaments would make wonderful holiday gifts for friends and family as well as wedding favors for your guests.
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How to Replace a Lawnmower Pull Cord

My husband replaced the pull start for our lawnmower and I was lucky enough to be able to videotape him to share with you.
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American Goldfinch The American Goldfinch is a beautiful songbird that you can easily attract you your backyard.  The males have bright yellow coats with a bold black ca...
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DIY Toadstools for Your Flower Garden

This project is simple and really cute! By recycling a vase, bowl and decorative pieces of glass or broken plates you can create your own DIY toadstools for your flower garden.

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Hanging Knit Planter Basket Hanging Knit Planter Basket Looking for a garden planter that can occupy your empty wooden fence space? If you knit, try making this hanging knit...
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Easy to Make Garden Stakes

Easy to Make Garden Stakes

Looking for a way to remember what you have planted in your vegetable and flower gardens? I have a cute DIY project for easy to make garden stakes.

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Raised Garden Bed Out of Dresser

Raised Garden Bed Out of Dresser

Raised Garden Bed Out of Dresser

Raised Garden Bed Out of Dresser. Here is taking recycling to extremes one might think.  I think it is a creative way to recycle and make use of something that would just end up in the landfill.  For those of you without a lot of space or love vertical gardening this might just work for you.

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