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Save money and plastic consumption by repurposing old soda bottles into containers and greenhouses for your seedlings.
Grow a lush garden in containers by making a few of these DIY planters.
Just because it's freezing outside doesn't mean you can't enjoy your garden. Complete these simply activities and projects to be active in the garden this winter.
Have you ever wondered about the difficulties of starting a compost bin? Check out our recommendations and suggestions for composting as well as its benefits for your garden.
Get inspired with these fun and unique apartment gardening ideas.
Discover delightful garden projects for kids. The author of the Fairy House Handbook shows you how to make fabulous fairy creations out of mud.
One guest blogger loves building fairy houses for kids and with kids. She never ceases to be amazed at their instinct for this activity. They see things in nature to use and create with that we could never imagine. Check out some fairy garden ideas from the brightest children.
Although most of us would love a lush landscape or garden, in reality, few of us have the time, space or other resources available to maintain one. Whether you’re short on space or short on time, these small space garden
One guest blogger recently discovered that you can make homemade terrariums from everyday household items already hanging around the house. Check it out now.
Learn how to naturally color Easter eggs with guest blogger KyLynn Hull's notes on using food dyes.
Container water gardens are easy to design and maintain, making them a perfect low-cost accessory to your outdoor living spaces. Learn how to make a container water garden!
Starting seeds indoors is economical, fun, and easy to do for most anyone. Gardening under lights can be as simple or complex, inexpensive or expensive as you desire. Starts can then be planted outdoors in easily accessed containers or raised beds.
Win sunflower seeds, attract pollinators and help bee populations in your area.
Get your garden ready for spring by making this sturdy, comfortable outdoor bench from recycled-plastic lumber and an old truck tire inner tube.
Whether you don't have the space for outdoor composting or you just want to get to work on your gardening preparations as soon as possible, this indoor composting method is a simple way to start.
Grow herbs indoors over the winter months with this simple gardening idea.
This weekend project is perfect for the herb gardener with limited space. It gives more surface area for the herbs to spill from, a lot more soil to hold nutrients and water, and root room for all the extra herbs.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a creative project to display favorite old family recipes with pictures the people who made them. 
Terrariums are easy to make and a great way to incorporate nature into any room.
Watch for beneficial ladybugs the next time you rid your garden of tansy.  The Lemon Verbena Lady shares pictures and a short story about tansy, russian sage and ladybugs in her herb garden.

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