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Frugual Garden How To’s

How to create things for and from your garden.

Amaryllis Planting DIY

Quick Amaryllis Bulb Planting Demonstration

What a beautiful site this morning waking up to see the snow falling in the garden. Of course I raced out to the walkway with fuzzy slippers and P.J.’s on to take a few photos of the falling snow. The snow has come early this year and I think we are going to luck out […]
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How to Make a Corsage From Miniature Garden Roses

Prom is not just about drama, dresses and dates – it’s all about memories that can be instagramed and saved in a scrapbook for todays teens.  It is fun to see that the prom goers in my area are returning to the modest event to mark commencement and moving away from all the glitz and high […]
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Radish,peas and greens salad recipe

Radish, Peas and Greens Salad

This salad will pair great with your favorite early summer menu. Surprisingly easy to make and filled with colorful vegetables you can sow the seeds and harvest in a few short weeks. My kids loved growing their own radishes and harvesting them in just a few short weeks to add to recipes like this one. […]
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Easy to Make Greenery Center Piece

Keep it simple during the Holiday season is what I’m all about.  In this post I share with you a recycled box from my garden and some trimmings from the Christmas tree that became the center of attention at our coffee table this December. Needed For This Project 1 container or decorative box 3 large […]
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Poinsettia w/ Iphone

How to Care for Poinsettia

Black Friday to me is finding great deals on healthy poinsettia to give to family and friends. It is a great way to kick off the Christmas season by giving from the garden ( or greenhouse).  I would like to share a few tips on keeping your poinsettia healthy well into the New Year with […]
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Pruning Tropical Hibiscus

If you don’t rely on those who actually grow who can you trust?  Being the social media grower as I’m today it is unthinkable to not ask my connections on the networks ‘what do I do next’ and that is just what I did a few weeks ago before the first 40* reading arrived on […]
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Mobile Upload : Greenhouse Landscape Project 5/11

Planting Potatoes Year 2

My First Potato / July 2010 Last year was the first year to experiment with growing  a garden in raised bed structures.  One of the hot topics on #gardenchat / Twitter was planting potatoes.  With a little help from my friends online I was educated about how easy it was to grow all types of […]
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Stove Top Roasting

Creative With What’s On Hand

It’s a way of living I grew up with that some where between college and having kids I put on the back burner.   I’m talking about using what is in your home pantry  and not planning the meal around making a trip to the grocery store. It can be a challenge for your creative side […]
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Holiday Hanging Basket

I put together a quick video to show you how you can make your own Holiday hanging baskets.  All you will need is a few left-overs from the Summer garden and a big red bow that I demonstrated how to make earlier this week. Holiday Hanging Basket – A few supplies left overs from the […]
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Red Bows for the Holiday Landscape

Handmade Holiday Red Bows dress up the landscape and the Winter Garden. Check out my BGgardenLive channel on Youtube.com Easy and inexpensive – make your own red holiday bows. These bows are super easy to make and over a dozen large bows will cost you around .50cents each.  You will need to get a 50 […]
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