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Lovebird Feeders

Spread some love this Valentine’s Day by feeding the birds! During the winter months, it can be difficult for birds to find seeds due to all that snow, so help a fine feathered friend out and hang a homemade bird feeder in your yard. And in celebration of the occasion of Love Day, we’re going […]

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Seed Harvesting

Autumn is my favorite time of the year! I love the vibrant colors of the fall leaves and the feeling in the air and all the smells that come along with the changing of the season. I am a little sad, however, to say goodbye to my beautiful flowers as these cooler temperatures set in. My flowers […]

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How Planting a Garden Helped Me Become a Better Human

This post is by our contributor, Allie Jurkatis. I’ve never had a natural love for gardening. All my experience of growing plants involve miserable childhood memories of pulling weeds in the dead heat, and running away terrified from unearthed spiders and worms. But this year, out of the blue, I had the strange urge to […]

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No-Sew Patio Furniture Cushions

Why is it that outdoor furniture is so expensive? My home has a very spacious deck where we spend most of our time during the summer months. My husband and I decided that with all of the time we spend out there eating meals, relaxing with friends and hosting parties, it only made sense to fill the […]

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Easy Garden Hose Repair

Every single year it seems like I manage to ruin several garden hoses. Last summer, I blamed it on the fact that all of my hoses were cheap and I decided to remedy the problem by investing in some heavy duty and more expensive garden hoses. Well, it didn’t take me long to run over one of these […]

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Watermelon Welcome Mat

We’re not ready to see summer go yet, so we’re hanging tight to its lingering days with this fun DIY! Your front door is one of the first things people see when visiting your home. Why not make your guests feel even more welcomed by adding a delightful welcome mat?  In this tutorial, we will show you […]

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Feed the Birds DIY

Most of us have some pretty vintage teacups and saucers hidden at the back of the cupboard or maybe they’ve even been stored away in a box in the attic. It’s a shame that these aren’t on display for all to see. So break open those boxes and get ready to give them new purpose […]

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