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DIY: Homemade Seed Paper

DIY: Homemade Seed Paper - artsy wedding favor, easy activity for kids -

Eco-friendly crafts and gifts are all the rage, and this plantable seed paper fits the bill. The DIY project uses recycled paper to create homemade paper embedded with seeds. Plant the paper in a pot or outside for an instant garden!

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Plant a Pollinator Garden

Plant a Pollinator Garden - help bees and the environment -

Bees and other pollinating insects are an important part of the ecosystem. You can plant a garden that provides a food source for pollinators and adds beauty to your yard.

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How to Stake a Houseplant

How to Stake a Houseplant - essential care for your indoor plant -

Sometimes your houseplants need some extra support to stay healthy and look their best. In this article, we offer up tips on how and when to stake your indoor plants.

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Decorate Eggs Using Plants and Natural Dyes

Decorate Eggs Using Plants and Natural Dyes - fun DIY project for all ages -

An entirely unique and completely natural way to dye eggs! Combine inks made from vegetables and bits of flora found in your yard to decorate eggs.

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How to Successfully Move Plants to a New Home

How to Successfully Move Plants to a New Home - best way to pack and take your plants -

Indoor and outdoor plants give color and warmth to your home. Taking them with you when you move is like taking along old friends. With the proper planning, your plants will have your new space feeling like home in no time.

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How to Get Your Poinsettia to Rebloom

How to Get Your Poinsettia to Rebloom - a four season guide -

The poinsettias that brighten your house over the holidays need not be tossed out with the discarded wrapping paper and dried up Christmas tree. With a little attention, your poinsettia can be transformed into a hardy house plant that you can enjoy for years to come.

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What to do with Your Poinsettia after the Holidays

What to do with Your Poinsettia after the Holidays - recycle or regrow, it’s up to you -

It’s hard to say goodbye to a plant, especially one that brings the indoors as much good cheer as the poinsettia does. But when the holidays are done, what to do with these holiday favorites? We’ve got some ideas.

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Basics of Flower Arranging

Basics of Flower Arranging - express your personal style with flowers -

Cut flowers are a four-season joy—a way to bring the garden inside during the warm months and to brighten any room during the dark of winter. Let us walk you through the basics of this ancient art, and in no time, you’ll be putting professional florists to shame!

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5 Ways to Use Eggshells for Plants

5 Ways to Use Eggshells for Plants - from trash to treasure -

Eggshells are packed with calcium and other minerals, and this makes them too valuable for a gardener to throw into the waste disposal. When put to imaginative use, they can make a great contribution to your yard’s health and productivity.

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How to Root African Violets

How to Root African Violets - grow a new plant from a single leaf -

African violets are houseplants with attractive leaves and flowers that are available in almost every color imaginable. This article provides detailed instructions for rooting a new African violet plant from a leaf in 10 simple steps.

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