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Drying, Pressing and Preserving Flowers

Drying, Pressing and Preserving Flowers - simple DIY steps to preserving flowers -

With minimal effort and a perfectly timed snip, an ephemeral flower may be transformed into an eternal flower. We've got tips on how to preserve fresh flowers so you can enjoy them for years to come.

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6 Best Bulbs for Southern Gardens (Zones 7-10)

6 Best Bulbs for Southern Gardens (Zones 7-10)

These perennial bulbs survive and thrive in the heat and humidity of southern gardens. If you live where the temperature and the heat index aren't as high as the Deep South, then plant these bulbs in containers and enjoy them as annuals.

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How to Evaluate Your Soil Type

How to Evaluate Your Soil Type - do you have clay, silt, sand or loam soil -

Believe it or not, plants in the garden do better if the soil is healthy. Focus on a single aspect of soil health and perform this simple jar test to determine the composition of your garden soil.

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Top 5 Health Rewards of Indoor Plants

Top 5 Health Rewards of Indoor Plants - houseplants are more than just decor -

Many view indoor plants as just decoration or pleasing aesthetics, but indoor plants bring so much more than that to the table!

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Living Succulent Wreath Tutorial

Living Succulent Wreath Tutorial

Add modern style to your entryway or outdoor table with this easy-to-make living succulent wreath. This project will take about an hour and a half to complete, requires minimal care afterward, and can be used again next year.

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Double Berry Crisp

Double Berry Crisp - a gluten free recipe -

It's here, S-U-M-M-E-R, and nothing beats the sweet flavor of blueberries and raspberries in this easy-to-make, tasty treat on a hot, lazy summer day. (…just don't forget a dollop of ice cream on top)

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5 Clever Ways to Use Plant Containers

5 Clever Ways to Use Plant Containers - add quick color & style -

We love how these pictures show ways to arrange and group potted plants to create welcoming, inviting, and relaxing outdoor spaces. Whether it's a poolside retreat or outdoor seating area, planters are a quick way to add color and style to gathering places.

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Pickling for Beginners

Pickling for Beginners - how to pickle in 5 steps -

It's surprisingly simple and inexpensive to make sour, crunchy pickles at home. Follow these five simple steps to prepare your own fresh pickles.

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Stop Uninvited Guests...Deer

Stop Uninvited Guests...Deer - 5 easy ways to deter deer from your garden -

The most effective way to stop deer is an 8-foot-tall fence around your garden, but if you don't have the time or money to build a fence right now, here are some other ways to deter deer.

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Simple Pickling Brine

Simple Pickling Brine - a great way to preserve the flavors of summer -

Make basic pickling brine with this recipe and you can preserve your vegetables to enjoy later.

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