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Easy Pressed Flower Gifts

Pressing flowers is a lovely old art form. In the Victorian era woman used pressed flowers from the garden to create wall hangings; pioneer woman used them to create samplers and note cards. Over the years the creative use of pressed flowers has taken on wonderful new shapes and forms, and for good reason!  It’s […]

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culinary herb display

Easy Culinary Herb Hanger

Here’s a simple and inexpensive way to display fresh or newly dried herbs, ready to be snipped and used in your favorite dishes.  It’s the perfect handmade gift for any of your foodie friends too! Materials Cardboard Burlap Thin ribbon or decorative string Large-eyed needle Fresh herbs Twist ties Packing tape or fabric glue Pen […]

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when to plant fall bulbs

When to Plant Fall Bulbs

Fall is the time to plant spring and summer flowering bulbs, but how do you know exactly when to do that?   It’s easy if you follow these tips from our friends at ColorBlends® who tell us that you know it’s fall planting time when . . . Fall nighttime temps stay between 40° and […]

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No More Weeds in 6 Easy Steps

Everyone hates weeds. We do anything we can to murder them but they keep bouncing back. But here’s a fact. If you follow this fool-proof formula, you will win the weed war. What’s the catch? Only one…. you must follow these instructions exactly. Pick a manageable area to tackle and stay focused on it. The […]

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easy care roses

5 Rose-Buying Tips

Along with the arrival of spring comes tons of rose promotions. It’s easy to be tempted by gorgeous advertisements, beautiful plant display photos and catalog images. But before making your rose purchase, it’s important to take a number of things into consideration. 1) What is your climate like? Although most roses perform in a variety […]

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springtime garden sayings

Springtime Garden Quotes

With spring upon us (at least according to the calendar) we thought we’d share some of our favorite springtime quotes.   If you  have any favorites, please send them to us by leaving a reply at the end of this post!             Save Save Save Save Save

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