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DIY Mini Gardens

Orange slices in a dish attract butterflies

Bowl of Butterflies by heartcaptured: Taken at The Butterfly House at Hershey Gardens, PA. This little bowl of orange slices attracted butterflies in droves

Squirrel chair

Squirrel chair in a tree - This is such a cute idea. It would be so fun to watch a squirrel sitting in his very own little chair.

Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loa...

For a lush, super-green lawn.remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!

For sequential waves of flowers, plant a "bulb sandwich" layering crocus, tulip and daffodil bulbs in the same hole

Flowering Bulbs

I never thought to plant bulbs over the top of other bulbs, going to try this for my spring planted bulbs. 'For sequential waves of flowers, plant a "bulb sandwich" layering crocus, tulip and daffodil bulbs in the same hole'

Pleaching or plashing was common in gardens from the late Middle Ages until the 18th century. This technique is a kind of weaving of the branches of deciduous trees or shrubs to form a living fence. Sometimes branches woven together grow together, a natural grafting known as inosculation. Sir Walter Scott brought the technique back to popularity in England when he described such a fence in The Fortunes of Nigel.

Pleaching was common in gardens from the late Middle Ages until the C. - weaving branches of deciduous trees to form a living fence. Sometimes branches woven together grow together, a natural grafting known as inosculation

Using pine cones in the garden for bedding, keeps the pups and cats out  looks awesome.

Pine Cone Mulch - an attractive border and maybe a practical way to keep dogs and cats out of your garden beds. As they breakdown, they will add nutrients to your garden too. Pine cones also look great as a decorative mulch for container gardens.

cuttings folder...keeps flowers while cutting to bring into my cottage:)

Create this lovely flower bag for friend with cutting garden.branches and fabric and hemp twine.good idea for veggies too

Handmade Domino Bird House

birdhouse Domino Bird House, handmade Birdhouse Garden accent ~ never enough birdhouses! Love this birdhouse!

how to build a cucumber trellis

Homemade cucumber trellis - sturdy, inexpensive and can be used year after year. Uses clothes line (cotton line will rot - be sure to get nylon or baling twine to use for years)

Indian corn bird house. Feeder and house in one!

Indian Corn Decorations - Decorating with Indian Corn for Thanksgiving

Just found this Decorative Bird Houses - Edible Corncob Birdhouse -- Orvis on…

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