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Halloween Pumpkin and Mum Centerpiece

Halloween Pumpkin and Mum Centerpiece - decorate for fall -

A beautiful Halloween centerpiece with minimal work, but all of the beauty!

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3 Ways to Create a Cozy Fire Pit Area

3 Ways to Create a Cozy Fire Pit Area - a place to gather, eat & relax -

Use plants to design an even cozier and more inviting nook on your patio for get-togethers.

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Instructions for Cleaning a Birdhouse

Instructions for Cleaning a Birdhouse - clean it at least once per year -

Make sure your birdhouse is move-in ready!

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Use Fallen Leaves as Mulch

Use Fallen Leaves as Mulch - reduce weeds & watering -

Leaves are great for protecting plants over winter, plus they break down and enrich the soil in garden beds.

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How to Winterize a Bird Bath

How to Winterize a Bird Bath - keep your bird bath in good repair -

Follow these guidelines to prepare your bird bath for cooler weather.

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When and How to Divide Iris

When and How to Divide Iris

Bearded, Siberian, and Japanese iris plants should be divided 6 weeks before the first hard frost every 3-5 years. Follow these step-by-step instructions to keep your iris at their best.

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Drying, Pressing and Preserving Flowers

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

With minimal effort and a perfectly timed snip, an ephemeral flower may be transformed into an eternal flower.

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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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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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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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