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16 Best Flowers to Plant for Summer

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Are you thinking of planting flowers in your garden this summer? The first step is finding the right flowers to plant. The months of June, July and August are the hottest so planting low care flowers that can tolerate the heat are key. These tutorials for your summer flower beds are super helpful and will help you decide what to plant, when …

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Raised Garden How-to

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Are you thinking of making a raised garden in your yard? Raised garden beds make gardening easier for planting, weed control and harvesting than traditional garden beds. These tutorials for making a raised garden are super helpful and will help you decide what to plan, when to plant and how to make your raised beds! Making a raised garden does not have to …

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32 Handmade Gifts for Gardeners

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We’re continuing our DIY Gifts by featuring handmade gifts for gardeners.  These gifts for gardeners include flower themed gifts, diy gift baskets, gardening presents, plant gifts, and cool garden ideas.  Just for fun, I’ve also included a few larger DIY Gifts like DIY backyard ideas and DIY yard projects. So if you’re looking for a gift for someone who loves gardening …

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11 Creative Ways to Use Cinder Blocks

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Wondering what to make with cinder blocks besides a brick wall?  The heavy concrete blocks can be used for so many more things than outdoors.  You can build cinder block furniture, use as a bed frame, cinder block garden, storage, desk and you can even paint them!   We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to ways to use …

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How To Garden: Organic Gardening from the Ground Up!

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Have you been wanting to learnhow to garden but didn’t know where to start?  The first step is finding the right ground to plant the garden!  In the first article in the new how to garden series, we’re taking baby steps and laying the ground work by learning all about about site selection. How To Garden Series Hey there…I’m Kim.  …

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24 Things to Make with Mason Jars

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Jar Crafts can be made into almost anything!  You’re going to love these jar projects that include Mason Jar Lights DIY, chandeliers, organizers, pincushions, herb garden, and even gifts! The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 163 pictured tutorials with free patterns for mason jar crafts!  So be sure to search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink} Create Jar Crafts …

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Dad Rocks Paper Weight {Family Crafts}

Dad Rocks Paper Weight {Family Crafts}

Dad Rocks Paper Weight {Family Crafts} If you are looking for a last minute Father’s Day family crafts gift your kids can make, this is it! It’s fun to make, uses very few supplies, and there’s a very high probability you already have everything on hand to make this. Send the kids out in the yard to gather some small …

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Rainbow Pour Painting {Craft Ideas for Home}

Rainbow Pour Painting {Craft Ideas for Home}

Rainbow Pour Painting {Craft Ideas for Home} This easy craft ideas for the home is the perfect craft for any kid who loves rainbows. Children will love creating their own art for the home, or giving this beautiful pot as a Mother’s Day giftor as a teacher gift. View This Tutorial

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Time to Recycle {Earth Day Crafts for Kids}

Time to Recycle {Earth Day Crafts for Kids}

Time to Recycle {Earth Day Crafts for Kids} Here are three great Earth Day crafts for kids to teach them about the importance of recycling. We all need to do our part in keep our earth green and theses hands-on crafts will aid parents, making teaching about saving our earth a snap. View This Tutorial

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Glow-in-the-dark Easter Eggs {Fun Games}

Glow-in-the-dark Easter Eggs {Fun Games}

Glow-in-the-dark Easter Eggs {Fun Games} This fun game is a great alternative to hunting traditional Easter eggs this year. Tweens and teens will love this twist on traditional egg hunting as well, keeping the family tradition of hunting Easter eggs alive for a few more years. View This Tutorial

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Submarine Porthole Craft {Easy Craft}

Submarine Porthole Craft {Easy Craft}

Submarine Porthole Craft {Easy Craft} Children will love to explore under the sea with easy craft submarine porthole. Children can make their own art to look at underwater, or you can print the clipart from the tutorial. Pair this craft with a favorite underwater science book for a craft that double as a educational project. View This Tutorial

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Leaf Books {Easy Craft}

Leaf Books {Easy Craft}

Leaf Books {Easy Craft} Children will love to go on a walk collecting treasures to create this easy craft. Leaves, flowers or any other type of small, flat object will work well when creating these books. Use something as simple as yarn to string the pages together, and children will treasure their new book for years to come. View This …

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7 Ways To Store Vegetables {from garden}

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We’re ending our How To Garden series by learning how to store vegetables!  You have built your beds, amended your soil, weeded, watered, and nurtured your garden.  Now you have been rewarded with an abundance of veggies and you might just be wondering… “What the heck am I going to do with this many zucchini?” or tomatoes, or beans, or …

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Plant and Gardening Pest Control {how to garden}

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Garden pests…you know you have them, we all do!  Today we are continuing our How to Garden series with plant and gardening pest control and how to get rid of your unwanted garden pests. No matter how perfect our gardens seem, just under the nearest leaf or tunneling under the soil they are there.  We can never totally eradicate pests …

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