How To Save Or Roast Pumpkin Seeds

How To Save Or Roast Pumpkin Seeds
Don’t toss the seeds when you’re carving pumpkins. Save them for planting next spring, or roast them for a tasty snack. If you’re picking a pumpkin from your garden, wait to harvest until the pumpkin is deep orange, makes a hollow ‘thunk’ sound when tapped, and the stem has turned completely yellow. This will ensure... 
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DIY Moody Purple Floral Arrangement For Fall

DIY Moody Purple Floral Arrangement For Fall
This moody flower arrangement with smoke bush, figs, and Queen Anne’s Lace is perfect for fall. The supplies are Queen Anne’s Lace, one bunch, figs on the branch, smoke bush branches, clippers and tapered vase. First, fill a vase with water and made a base using the fig branches. Use the natural shape of the... 
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How To Check The Viability Of Old Seeds

How To Check The Viability Of Old Seeds
Got some old seeds and not sure if they work? This tutorial from thehomesteadgarden.com is right what you need to check them! The supplies are paper towels, sandwich bags, a marker, old seeds, a bowl of water. Use your marker and label the bags for your seeds. Place 1 piece of paper towel in the... 
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How To Store Tender Bulbs For The Winter

How To Store Tender Bulbs For The Winter
The fall is here, and winter isn’t too far and while gardeners in warm zones can grow tender bulbs, corms, rhizomes and tubers year round, northern gardeners will need to dig and store these plants to overwinter them. How to store bulbs not to spoil them? There are no strict rules but some advice to... 
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DIY Wall Art From An Old Frame And Succulents

DIY Wall Art From An Old Frame And Succulents
Turn an old frame and succulents into an art! First, dry brush the frame on the bronze, run a brush dipped in water over it & then highlight with the gold. The succulents placed on the perimeter of the frame won’t last as long, but depending on the type you use, you could get 6-12... 
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DIY Rolling Plant Stand From A Tree Stump

DIY Rolling Plant Stand From A Tree Stump
We’ve already told you how to reuse tree stumps from your garden, and here’s one more great idea. Grab a tree stump. Grab a chainsaw and cut off a slice, approximately 4-6 inches thick. Sand to get all the excess bark and junk off. Don’t be particular on this, because you are just going to... 
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Beginners’ Tutorial: How To Make A Floral Arrangement

Beginners’ Tutorial: How To Make A Floral Arrangement
Wanna make a simple yet stylish floral arrangement? You don’t need a florist for that! First of all, start clean. Make sure everything is sterilized: wash vases and clippers or knives with warm, soapy water and bleach. If you don’t like to use bleach, you can use white vinegar. Bacteria will shorten the life of... 
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Easy DIY Wooden Crate For Flower Arrangements

Easy DIY Wooden Crate For Flower Arrangements
This super easy handmade crate is great for arranging flowers, greenery or making centerpieces. To make one you’ll need 2 cm wide wooden strips, a saw, stain, sandpaper, wood finish, a brush, a furniture stapler and brackets, a ruler, a pencil. First, just stain the wooden strips. First, sand them to get a good finish,... 
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