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Your Picture Framed Garden

Old frames are the easiest things to find at a thrift store or at Flea Markets, but did you know you can bring them into the garden in dozens of different ways? You’ll see frames that act as plant hangers, frames that add color to a fence and frames that ‘frame’ the view in you garden. Can you be as ...

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Make A Fun Flea Market Garden Sign

Whether found at a Flea market, craft show or in a friend’s garden, most fun garden signs can easily be made yourself with a few simple materials. I love clever garden sayings and also thoughtful quotes I find for garden signs. “Live for today” is a favorite! Also, I like Thomas Jefferson’s quote, ‘Though an old man, I am but ...

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Brilliant Garden Birdcages

Create a birdcage planter for your patio… You have seen them,…rusty, dusty birdcages, pushed to the back of a thrift shop shelf. Next time, snap one up! Spray paint it, or not, depending on the finish, then fill it with fresh flowers!

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Terrific Garden Tub Transformation

Upcycle a Vintage Cast Iron Claw-foot tub for the garden No matter the condition of the bathtub, you can transform it into a conversation piece planter that is as practical as it is funky. How much would it cost you to buy, much less plant up a planter this size? A LOT! I’ll show you all the tricks we used ...

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Iridescent Iris In A Flea Market garden

Iris time! Iris are a Flea Market gardeners best friend in Spring because of the easy care and reliable beauty. Because they occasionally have to be divided, they are a common ‘pass along’ plant. Here’s a few favorites, your advice and how to divide irises. ‘Iris,’ was the goddess of the rainbow, the messenger of the Olympian gods, and the ...

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Craft and Garden Workspaces: We Clean Up!

Spring Cleaning: We straighten up our garden craft supplies! True confession time! Where do you keep your junk, …. I mean “art supplies?” This is a term coined by our own George Weaver, who once showed us his shed, and “art supplies” is now our own term for the junkola that we cobble together to make ART for our gardens. ...

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