DIY Miniature Live Christmas Trees

DIY Miniature Live Christmas Trees
Using scraps from a Christmas tree lot, you can make a miniature forest. You also need a glue gun and scrap wood with holes to make bases for the trees. The holes in the tree stumps were much larger than the diameter of the branches so we stuffed a few pieces of bark in there... 
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DIY Glowing Succulent Garden For Christmas

DIY Glowing Succulent Garden For Christmas
Christmas is almost here, and everything around you should shine! Why not do it not only with house exterior and your tree but also with your succulents? Prepare succulents potted at different heights, battery operated tiny warm white lights on a green wire, batteries. Make sure you have batteries in your battery pack. Cluster your... 
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To Use Or Not To Use: Wood Ash As A Soil Amendment

To Use Or Not To Use: Wood Ash As A Soil Amendment
Wood ash can pile up during a cold winter and it would be nice to have a practical use for it. But gardeners have been given mixed signals about using wood ash on their garden soil. Is it safe to use wood ash in the garden? Is wood ash good for garden soil? The answer... 
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DIY Jalapeno Pepper Suncatcher Decoration

DIY Jalapeno Pepper Suncatcher Decoration
Suncatchers are great for indoor and outdoor decor, let’s make this fun one. The supplies are peppers;  here the variety totaled 19, beads; lightweight & plastic with a lot of shimmer, needle & thread; a medium sized needle which easily went through the stem but didn’t split it. Double thread the needle to a length... 
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How To Test Garden Soil Structure Yourself

How To Test Garden Soil Structure Yourself
Check your soil’s texture, to determine if you have predominantly sand, clay, or silt and what you will need to add to get to the ideal sandy loam. You’ll need a small shovel or trowel, a glass jar with straight sides and a tight cover, 1 tbsp. dish detergent, soil sample (about 1 cup), water.... 
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DIY Painted Grain Sack Burlap Vase

DIY Painted Grain Sack Burlap Vase
This cool vase is awesome for making holiday compositions or hide some usual planter. Prepare a premade burlap vase, paint, tape, a foam brush. Start by taping lines for the grain sack look. Use four pieces of washi tape. Grain sacks typically have one large stripe down the center and two smaller stripes on each... 
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DIY Christmas Birdhouse For Porch And Garden Decor

DIY Christmas Birdhouse For Porch And Garden Decor
Remember of birdhouses that we’ve told about? Here’s one more but this time it’s a decoration for your garden or porch. The supplies are a birdhouse, a bird, succulent cuttings, sheet moss, broken into clumps, seeded eucalyptus, glittered, pinecones, acorns & liquid amber pods, a variety of glitter, vintage snow, diamond dust & iridescent jewels.... 
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How To Stunt Your Paperwhites With Alcohol

How To Stunt Your Paperwhites With Alcohol
It’s time to stunt your paperwhites, and we’ll do that with alcohol. Pot your paperwhites in stones and water, as you normally would. Once the roots begin growing and the green shoot on top reaches about 1-2″, pour off the existing water. Replace the water with a solution of 4 – 6% alcohol, as described... 
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DIY Moss Covered Number Decoration To Make

DIY Moss Covered Number Decoration To Make
These numbers can work great as table numbers or just decorations for any type of holiday. The supplies are large pieces of natural moss, hot glue, a large foam board, scissors, a pencil, an Xacto knife, thick ribbon. First thing you will need to do is draw up your large number one. Cut the outline... 
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Adorable DIY Vertical Framed Living Succulent Art

Adorable DIY Vertical Framed Living Succulent Art
We’ve all gone wild for those dramatic “living walls” of succulents. We’ve already told you of a round piece but here’s one more framed one. Build the vertical garden frame assembly yourself or purchase one. Break the small “pups” from succulents you already have growing in your garden (the stems should be at least 1/4... 
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