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Painting Rocks – Garden Art DIY

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My kids love to paint all kinds of things they find in nature, like acorns, sticks, and rocks, and I thought painting rocks for garden art might be a way to kill two (or three) birds with one stone! First, painting rocks is a fun way to add some color

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Gifts for Gardeners – Gardening Tool Set

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What do you get for the gardener who has it all? I always have a hard time shopping for my Dad. This year, we decided to make him a gift for gardeners - since he's an avid gardener with a huge, productive garden in Central Missouri - and give him…

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Garden Vegetables to Grow this Summer

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Slow start this growing season? Don't despair! If you didn't get a garden planted this spring, it's not too late to plant garden vegetables to grow this summer! Growing a garden is a great way to put healthy food on the table and keep your kids occupied in the final…

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Tips for Home Water Conservation This Summer

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Home water conservation should be at the top of your mind. Whether for drinking, cleaning, bathing, or gardening, when the warmer season moves in our home water usage usually rises. That’s because there’s a lot of water-related chores and activities associated with the changes in temperature. At the same time…

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10 Edibles That Look Great in Hanging Baskets and Containers

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With edible landscaping, we try to use landscape design principles in our gardens. One of these is using multiple dimensions and porch rail planters or hanging baskets can be a fabulous way of bring the plants up a level. Even beginning gardeners can take their garden to the next level…

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Homemade Succulent Container

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Succulents are all the rage right now - and these pretty plants are not only easy to grow, some of them, aloe for instance, also have medicinal purposes. Here's an easy and fun to make homemade succulent container made from bark and up-cycled tin cans! Make Your Own Homemade Succulent…

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