Category: Mindful Gardening®

Late Summer Garden Crops

Do you have a vegetable garden? It’s time to start thinking about fall harvest crops. In addition to maybe some late summer tomatoes, there are a few other garden crops to consider. Late Summer Garden Crops Broccoli These plants make great midsummer additions to your garden because they acquire their best flavor and quality when…
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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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Summer Solstice Pandemic Party

Celebrating the Summer Solstice During the Pandemic Covid-19 has put a damper on social gatherings. In the face of this hurdle, we need to get more creative. Pandemic rules must include limiting the size of your group, holding the celebration outside in fresh air, and creating greater than six feet of social distancing between people.…
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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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