Category: DIY home and garden craft projects

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

The DCH Workshop ~ Pushing Spring: Early Planting for the Impatient Gardener (with Alice & George Davis)

Since we all have the heebie-jeebies for spring around February, the Delaware Center for Horticulture recently held a seed-starting workshop to offer some relief. Early seed starting can take place in pots for later transplanting, in cold frames for early harvest or in the garden as soon as the ground can be worked. Our workshop

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

Floral Workshop ~ A Winter Palette

Nearing the end of January and all gardeners are yearning for flowers and green plants. Leave it to Emily Smith to dream up a beautiful arrangement to satisfy and do away with the cabin fever in all of us! For this Delaware Center for Horticulture workshop, Emily put together more muted toned flowers in a birch

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

Heart & Home ~ Valentine’s Day is Coming!

Mid- winter now and, besides a couple brief snows, the garden is quiet. Time to look to a wonderful winter blooming shrub: Mahonia Japonica, for adding a bit of color to the landscape and outside decor. Since Valentine’s Day is in a month, I decided to change up a few outdoor displays today. Out came

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

DIY Project ~ Turn a Rake Head into a Bird Buffet!

  Besides the three regular bird feeders I keep filled year-round, I decided to prepare a bird buffet feeding station. So, out to the garden shed I went to root around until I came up with an idea. And, there it was, a rake head with lots of prongs to hold bird goodies galore. Into

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

Winter Wonderland ~ It Finally Snowed!

    This morning we awoke to fat, fluffy snowflakes cascading down, and I was thrilled to see them! I just love the way that soft white blanket transforms our landscape. Although this first snow didn’t amount to much, just a couple of inches, I threw on my boots and winter woolies and did a

I can’t get enough of DIY garden craft projects and especially those that are inexpensive and involve repurposing items already in your yard. Come see what I have been up to! You can also see my DIY projects on Hometalk.

Chanukah Recipes to die for !

    Making traditional Chanukah treats can be a bit time-consuming but very rewarding. These are the goodies my family waits in eager anticipation for each year, Rugelach cookies and cranberry kugel. Let me tell you how to make them for your family to enjoy.   Rugelach Recipe 2 1/4 cups flour 1 cup butter

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