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  • Spring Garden Party Centerpiece

    Full Sun Project Project time: 30 minutes Celebrate spring with a garden party! Invite your friends and family to an outdoor celebration and dress your table with this beautiful flowering centerpiece.  For this project choose a wire basket. Line the inside of the basket with green sheet moss. Overlap the moss to completely cover [...] Read Full Article
  • Easter Container Garden

    Full Sun Project Project time: 30 minutes or less Make a statement on your brunch table with this easy Easter container garden. It is super quick and easy to put together. Start with an Easter or spring wreath. Choose a container with an opening the same size or slightly smaller than the wreath’s [...] Read Full Article
  • Planted Easter Basket

    Full Sun Project Project time: 30 minutes Plant an Easter basket, it makes a great centerpiece or gift. Use a mix of colorful flowers and foliage. Choose bright colors that match your Easter eggs. Add green sheet moss to the soil for a finishing touch. Add a Happy Easter sign and Egg Decorations [...] Read Full Article
  • Plant your own Easter Grass

    Full Sun Project Project time: 30 minutes or less Here’s a fresh take on Easter basket grass. Plant your own!  Use cat grass seed which germinates quickly – in 10 – 14 days – for this simple, quick and easy DIY project. Fill a 6inch plastic saucer/plant liner ½ full of Pike [...] Read Full Article
  • Salsa Garden

    Full Sun Project Project Time: 3 hours Enjoy fresh salsa straight from your garden this summer. Plant a veggie bed with tomatoes, peppers, onions, chives and cilantro. Experiment growing different types of tomatoes. If you like chunky salsa choose smaller tomatoes with less juice like Super Sweet 1—or Roma. For juicier salsa plant [...] Read Full Article
  • Make a Spring Herb Container Garden

    Full Sun Project The satisfaction you’ll get from this easy project will have you searching for more pots and containers.   Shopping List: Oregano Parsley Thyme Chives Tricolor Sage Basil Rosemary Step 1 Choose a container; glazed ceramic or terracotta pots work well. Make sure it’s large enough to hold all the herbs you’ll want to include and has a hole in the bottom for drainage. Step 2 Choose [...] Read Full Article
  • Create a Floral Party Favor

    Full Sun Project Throwing a spring or Easter party? Here’s an idea for a party favor. Plant a basket with spring flowers and top dress it by tucking moss around the flower. Attach a packet of seeds by pasting it on a plant stake or skewer. Then, write your guest's name [...] Read Full Article
  • Plant a Strawberry Jar

    Full Sun Project You can enjoy scrumptious strawberries at home in any size yard by growing them in containers. A strawberry jar is an especially fun way to grow strawberries. Strawberry jars have holes on the sides of the pot for plants in addition to the top. Start by pouring potting [...] Read Full Article
  • Succulent Garden in a Wooden Planter

    High Indoor Light This natural wood planter shows off the mounding textures of succulents planted  in it. The low arrangement is perfect for a dining or coffee table indoors and can be moved outside in the summer. The succulents are low maintenance and require little extra attention or water which makes [...] Read Full Article
  • Late Winter Container Garden

    Full to Partial Sun Project Brighten up winter days with this colorful container garden. Bold colors of Primrose are the star while ferns and ivy add foliage texture. Recipe: A – Autumn Fern B – Primrose C – Algerian Ivy   Shopping List: 1 – 12- 14” container 1 – 1 gallon Autumn Fern 4 – 4” Primrose 2  - 4” [...] Read Full Article
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