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    Easy-to-make berry lip balm

    The dreary, cold January weather makes it a perfect time for creative, garden inspired indoor activities.  Our latest endeavor has been to create the perfect lip balm. However, this process has not be...

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    Making Garden Projects Happen

    If you have a daunting Big Garden Project, this is how to make it happen. Like anything that seems overwhelming – study assignment, special project at work, a garage clean-out – the trick is to break ...

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    Tough Plants are the Best

    With a fresh year full of gardening ahead of us, I thought I’d leap in with a piece of gardening advice that pretty much sorts all problems. And here it is up front (so you don’t have to read any furt...

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    Easy Bird Feeding Projects for Kids

    Kids will love making these simple nature-inspired bird feeding projects! Now that the holiday season is wrapping up (yes, pun intended), it is a good time to reconnect with yourself and the important...

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    Favorite Gardening Quotes for the New Ye...

    Many of readers send us their favorite gardening quotes and we thought everyone would enjoy seeing them put to pictures as we dream about our 2015 gardens!  Happy New Year!!        ...