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Make Your Own Garden Flower Tower

Looking for a unique floral feature for your patio or garden? Consider a flower tower. With a few materials and free Saturday afternoon, you can make your own colorful flower tower. All you need are Mindful instructions. Mindful gardens are made with dedicated attention to details. This means adding a variety of plants, colors, and…
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Make Your Own Terrarium

Now that things are in full bloom and green again, it’s the perfect time to plant a summer terrarium with your kids. You can get everything you need for this project from your local nursery or hardware store, but you’ll have more fun if you find it from what you already have in your house…
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14 Store Bought Vegetables & Herbs You Can Regrow

Here’s a great video showing easy vegetables you can buy from the store and re-grow at hoe. Watch as the video shows Daisy Creek Farms as they regrow 14 store bought vegetables and herbs. They are very easy to regrow. You can either grow these indoors, outdoors, or near your kitchen window. Video by Daisy…
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Conserving Water in Your Garden

Our gardens and lawns get especially thirsty in the heat of the summer. Quenching that thirst can take a lot of water which can be costly for the environment and your wallet. So, whether you want to adopt more Eco-friendly habits or simply reduce your water bill, conserving water in your garden can make a…
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Make a Unique Water Fountain

Want to accessorize your garden this summer? Consider featuring a unique water fountain handcrafted by you. The calming sound of the water will turn your backyard into a refreshing summer retreat. Water fountains are quite easy to create; in fact, your local nursery or home improvement store probably sells kits like this one. For water…
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Veggie U: School Community Gardens

School community gardens are a great way for students to learn science and health lessons; unfortunately, many schools cannot afford to provide such services to our kids. Veggie U, a non-profit, has the solution. They supply classrooms across the country with garden kits and a five-week science program to teach our kids the importance of…
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Floriography: Floral Symbolic Gifts

Flowers make a Mindful Gift® for any occasion, but few of us consider the symbolism behind the floral arrangements. To give Mindful bouquets, we must first learn the language of flowers. Here are a few floral symbolic gift ideas for your next bouquet. The language of flowers, also known as floriography, is a means of…
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Instant Home Facelift: Window Boxes

Window boxes are timeless additions to any home. With a warm weekend and a little ingenuity, you can transform a window space into a mini floral or edible garden. These mini gardens are great green investments. If you live in an apartment or have a small yard, window boxes are wonderful solutions. Or if you’re…
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5 DIY Potting Bench Ideas

A properly equipped potting station (also known as a potting bench or gardening table) is like command central for a gardener. It typically holds seeds, soil, fertilizer, pots, water cans, and gardening tools. When you don’t have a garden, a potting station can also double as a showcase for your plants. With a little ingenuity,…
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Enjoy A Mosquito Free Garden

Mosquitoes can be a pain in the rear… on the legs, arms, ankles, feet and just about any area of skin that is exposed. There are a few simple steps to create a mosquito free garden but you have to start from the very beginning. Successful long term mosquito control requires a knowledge of where…
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