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Air Plants: The Nearly Indestructible House Plant

So, you say you've got a black thumb? Try AIr Plants! Air plants can be a fun and unusual addition to your indoor garden. Caring for them is easy!

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Cheap DIY Compost Tumbler

We created our Compost Tumblers for about less than $20 per bin. It's an easy DIY project that can be completed in about half an hour. All the supplies need can be easily purchased at your local big box retailer or home improvement store.

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DIY Kirigami Leather Plant Hanger

The macrame planter hanger just got a face lift; try a Leather Plant Hanger. Learn how to make a Kirigami Leather Plant Hanger for modern house plant style!

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Milk Jug Plant Labels

Upcycle an old milk jug into useful plant labels for new seedlings. Milk jug plant labels are the perfect size to help keep your seedling organized.

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How to Start Hydrangeas From Cuttings

Looking for a way to grow your garden without a lot of money? By sharing plants among friends or increasing the ones you already have, you can fill your landscape and save hundreds of dollars doing it.

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Mason Jar Lid Plant Label

Don't toss your canning jar lids anymore! Turn them into plant labels for next year's garden. The lids are a great way to upcycle your mason jar lids.

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How to Get Rid of Squash Bugs & Squash Vine Borers

Growing squash in your home vegetable garden can reward you with heavy yields for little work. However, avoiding insect infestation, specifically squash bugs and squash vine borers, is critical to success. We have battled these pesky creatures in our garden over the years. Luckily there are several rather simple preventative steps that will help to ensure success without the use of harsh insecticides.

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In Defense of Goldenrod

What a sad case. Poor goldenrod is merely trying to make the world a more beautiful place, and feed a few lucky butterflies and bees. Suddenly a case of mistaken identity has this good plant on the defensive…and seemingly losing ground!

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How to Make Lotion Bars

This is a really simple project that would make GREAT gifts for Mother's Day or for any gardener. It moisturizers chapped, dry hands and is made from all natural ingredients. You can also use the lotion bar on you legs, feet, face, lips...anywhere! I made small "bars" for lip balm.

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The Prudent Garden
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