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Make Your Own Decorative Garlands to Feed Winter Birds

Make Your Own Decorative Garlands to Feed Winter Birds - a colorful way to offer your backyard birds a treat -

By midwinter, cold and snow cover will make it difficult for your backyard birds to find the nutrition they need. With these easy bird-feed garlands, you can supplement the birds' winter diet as well as brighten your winter views.

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Easy to Make Lavender Sugar Scrub

Easy to Make Lavender Sugar Scrub - two steps to the perfect homemade exfoliant and moisturizer -

The long winter and the excesses of the holidays can leave your skin dry and in need of rejuvenation. This easy-to-make lavender sugar scrub can be made in ten minutes with inexpensive ingredients from your pantry, but don't be fooled. It will leave you as refreshed and glowing as the most exclusive spa skin care products.

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Secrets to Growing Citrus in Pots

Secrets to Growing Citrus in Pots - grow your own at home -

Follow this beginner’s guide to grow and harvest your own lemons, limes or mandarins.

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Grow an Avocado Plant from a Pit

Grow an Avocado Plant from a Pit - turn your avocado pit into a cute houseplant -

Stop throwing out those avocado pits! With nothing more than water, sunlight, and patience, you can turn the seeds into lush houseplants with this crazy-easy DIY project.

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How to Make Pine Cone Fire Starters

How to Make Pine Cone Fire Starters - get your toes warming faster -

You’ll warm up quickly to these easy-to-make fire starters. They’re the perfect way to jump-start a cozy hearth or camp fire.

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How to Force Paperwhites for Winter Blooms

How to Force Paperwhites for Winter Blooms - the perfect way to cheer up a cold, dreary day -

Paperwhites are easy to force into bloom, allowing you to have fresh flowers inside when the ground is frozen and barren outside. This article takes you step-by-step through the process of growing paperwhites in the winter months.

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How to Plant a Shrub

How to Plant a Shrub - planting instructions -

Learn how to plant a shrub with these illustrated steps.

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Propagating Succulents

Propagating Succulents - how to get even more of a good thing -

You can easily propagate your succulents, saving money and allowing you to create more of your favorite plant. This article shows you how, focusing on echeveria, hens and chicks, and aloe.

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Digging and Storing Dahlia Tubers

Digging and Storing Dahlia Tubers - how to winterize your dahlias -

Dahlias are the showy superstars of the summer flower garden. By following a few simple steps, you can store the tubers of these plants over the winter to enjoy the flowers again next summer.

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Introduction to Growing Cabbage

Introduction to Growing Cabbage - the cool weather crop no garden should be without -

Cabbage is a time-tested favorite of the vegetable garden. Here's all you need to know to start growing your own.

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