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Homemade Gifts from the Garden
Also, try your own DIY herb blends and infused vinegars and oils for the food lover on your shopping list.If you have some cold hardy herbs still thriving in your garden, cut a few handfuls and tie into an attractive bundle with a pretty ribbon.
California
El Segundo
Three Aralias for your indoor gardens
In southernmost Florida and other tropical zones, this plant is grown outside, and leaflets grow to 12 inches.As mentioned above, these three aralias would be prized specimens for an intermediate gardener.
California
El Segundo
Garden Crafts: How-to Instructions For A Macrame\' Hanging Planter
You can tie them with short pieces of rope, rubber band them or simply clothespin them. This can be accomplished in a couple of ways. With just a little practice, you can add cords, beads, or even make a double hanger that will hold two pots.
California
El Segundo
Bad luck with houseplants? Try lucky bamboo
The stems are typically "planted" in a decorative ceramic pot or glass vase with rocks or marbles in place of soil. Keep the water level fairly constant in the container. Leaves are a medium green (possibly with white stripe) and roots are white or orange.
California
El Segundo
A Grapevine Christmas Tree
These homemade seed envelopes are then tied onto the tree with small red ribbons. Uncovering it is like seeing an old friend. Luckily, I have my own. After considerable thought, an old tomato cage sprang to mind.I turned it upside down and wired the three...
California
El Segundo
Warm and Cozy Buckwheat Seeds?
And I did, to no avail.Then one day I received a note from the southwest: “I'm sending you a package, watch for it. It took a minute for me to remember what my friend, June, had told me: “It'll make you warm.”Inside a lovely card were these words:...
California
El Segundo
My favorite, versatile, new gardening tool is my \
My phone holds a lovely portrait of a sunkissed compost tea brewer in front of the local organic market. I saved myself a few dollars in initial cost, more in doomed remedies, and lots of gardener angst and disappointment over yet more rose failure.
California
El Segundo
Hummers at your window - a great gift idea!
I was fascinated, but wondered if the little birds would really come that close to the house. They know that's where I emerge with the filled feeders. There is a 16 ounce size available, but as I was planning on more than one feeder I didn't think I needed...
California
El Segundo
Party Favors From the Heart: African Violets and Handmade Containers
I had to think of something else.At the time I was studying to be an art teacher with an emphasis in Ceramics. The combustible material explodes into flames and creates a wonderfully varied glaze surface on the pot.
California
El Segundo
Gardening Gifts A to Z
Peruse the amazing variety stocked atSmiles are always a good idea! Bring a smile to the garden with something silly (copper pig watering can) or with a personal significance (a gargoyle for someone who's been to Paris).
California
El Segundo
Diana\'s Anise Biscotti
You can also cut them on a diagonal, which makes the cookies larger. Fennel or anise provides the distinctive flavor in Italian sausages and in other savory dishes, such as pork or tomato sauces.
California
El Segundo
What the Gardener Gets for Christmas
I wear gloves when I garden, and I still get lotions. I've even gotten interesting metal ones. They just think our hands are too dry.Coffee table gardening books can be enjoyable the first time through, but are usually too frou-frou for the gardener's...
California
El Segundo
Plant Profiles For New Gardeners: Sempervirens tectorum, Hens and Chicks
Great for new gardeners, lazy gardeners and busy gardeners. Many new gardeners are starting to plan their first adventure into our crazy, wonderful world. These plant profiles will feature time-tested seeds and plants that are easy to grow, but produce...
California
El Segundo
Gifts from and for Gardeners: How to Make a Discharge Printed Vest
I even folded the collar of this vest back and sprayed behind it. I can assure you that if you do not, some favorite item will be splashed, and bleach spotted. You don't have to use award winning orchids to make a pretty Discharge Print, but you can if...
California
El Segundo
Handmade decorative paper with added flowers, seeds, leaves
Repeat until you have about 3 to 4 inches of very watery pulp in the tub. I buy cotton linters for about $5 per pound. As fall rolls around and we begin to put our gardens to bed for winter, we also begin to think of holiday cards and gifts.
California
El Segundo
Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: Zinnias
Water your zinnias in the morning as their only weakness is powdery mildew. The main reason for this, is they give a huge bang for the buck invested. Gardeners that plant to attract colorful winged visitors won't be disappointed with zinnias.
California
El Segundo
Clay Critters for Plant Pots: A great kid craft for inside days
When it's hardened, just glue it to a wooden skewer or a chopstick for a great pot sticker ornament.are going to take this one step further and make a decoration to hang on the side of a plant pot.Press or roll green clay into a flattened pancake , at...
California
El Segundo
Just add water, Paperwhites bring a hint of spring
A sunny or bright but cool windowsill is a good site for your paperwhites to develop. As with most bulbs, the bigger the better. Leaves will grow first, soon followed by flowers. Bulb bulkiness translates into more vigorous growth and lusher bloom.
California
El Segundo
A Fruit-Tree Pruning Primer
Remove any dead, broken, or diseased branches. Do be aware that certain trees—peaches, for example—bear on the previous year's wood, so you don't want to remove all of last year's growth when you head back or you will lose much of your fruit-bearing...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: Daylilies
Few pests bother dayliles. Regardless of your garden style, there is a perfect daylily for your landscape.From their humble origins many centuries ago, the genus has been refined and thousands of hybrids created, so there are an almost unlimited number...
California
El Segundo
What Are Stomata: Stoma Plant Pores And How They Work
In order for photosynthesis to occur, the plant needs 6 molecules of water for every 6 molecules of CO2. Stomata aid in this process by harvesting the carbon dioxide. Stoma plant pores also provide a plant's version of an exhale where they release water...
Ohio
Willoughby
Pasture Primer: A Look at Pasture Plants
She is the author of Hobby Farm: Living Your Rural Dream for Pleasure and Profit (Hobby Farm Press, 2005). Legumes' seed-bearing pods characterize the 18,000 species of this family worldwide.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
A Quick & Easy Harvest Apron
A little fabric glue or decorative squeeze paints can help seal the cut edges and prevent raveling.I applied an iron-on transfer of a picture and a poem to the top bib section of the apron.Another pocket, iron-on patches, or anything decorative could...
California
El Segundo
Containers and Baskets - A Primer on Seasonal Color Design
For instance, year round planters filled with frost tender plants should only be attempted where freezing temperatures do not occur. Annual plants are a time honored choice for pots and hanging baskets.
California
El Segundo
Citrus - A Short Primer on How To Grow Them.
Young trees need watered deeply at least once a week. This is a short primer on the ins and outs of citrus ? Almost all citrus will produce in pot culture, and most will have a long life span doing so - a good thing for the home grower.The trunks of young...
California
El Segundo
Soil Porosity Information – Learn What Makes Soil Porous
These instructions very rarely go into detail about what exactly constitutes as “rich and well draining.” When we consider our, we usually focus on the texture of the solid particles.
Ohio
Willoughby
Getting Attached To Your Equipment: A Primer On Tractor Attachments
You can even use forks to carry other tractor attachments. No matter how large your farm, spreading seed and fertilizer is something you'd love help with, right? Depending on the size of the discs and the depth of the soil where you plan to drag them,...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Sweet Solution for Garden Hot Peppers
We prefer not to add any food coloring - why do that? In New Jersey, we process in a boiling water canner for approximately 5-10 minutesRemove and set undisturbed to cool overnight.
California
El Segundo
DIY Homesteader Busy Bags
While we might not always be able to prevent these little tests of our sanity, we can get ready for them. I know many parents that use them for cabin fever days, long road trips or any time a few moments of non-SpongeBob peace are needed.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia