Garden

Candy Corn Painted Pumpkins

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Fun for Kids, Garden, Holiday, Home Decor, Kids Party | 0 comments

Candy Corn Painted Pumpkins

This is the most fantastic time of the year, in my humble opinion.  Anything that allows us to be outside enjoying the fresh, crisp fall air is something that I don’t want to miss. With some serious life changes happening in our family this year, projects are getting fewer and far between, but they are also getting more precious, simple, and joy filled too. Here is a fun little after school fall activity that anyone can fit into their busy schedule. Cute little candy corn painted pumpkins – just right to decorate for fall in a sweet and… not so spooky way! Well first, I...

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Garden Teepee – Fun For Kids Great For Plants

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Garden, Summer Projects | 0 comments

Garden Teepee – Fun For Kids Great For Plants

Spending hours in the garden with the kids can be a treat when the kids have a space that lets them explore.  Making gardening fun for the kids helps gardening stay fun for me at the same time!  With the addition of a kid friendly space in the garden we created a fantastic teepee for the kids to play in and for some plants to climb on.  I in-vision it covered in bean and pea plants and the kids sitting inside snacking on fresh vegetables come the end of summer.  Our teepee was constructed with large branches, twine, and string to give the kid’s play area a fort that still looks...

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Gardening With Kids – A Garden Tea Table

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Garden, Summer Projects | 1 comment

Gardening With Kids – A Garden Tea Table

Since I have been on the subject of gardening this week I wanted to share a couple more projects with you in case you are out working in the garden over the next few weeks too!  My kids are always in the garden with me and keeping them busy is always important.  This year I have decided to give them their very own little space in the garden to play throughout the summer!  The best part is we made this play area out of nothing but stumps, branches, twine, and some mulch.  It didn’t cost us a thing, and the kids are free to run, play, and hangout in their own space without stomping...

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Repurpose An Old Grill Into A Garden Storage Cart

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Garden, Summer Projects | 2 comments

Repurpose An Old Grill Into A Garden Storage Cart

We have been spending all kinds of time in the garden the last couple of weeks.  This will be our 4th growing season, and things are getting serious, so I decided it was time to have a decent place to store our garden tools near the garden.  In past years we hauled everything out from the barn each and every time we were going to do some gardening, and things often got left out, or misplaced.  After noticing our old non-working grill was hanging out in the barn for two – too many year I decided to make it into a useful way to store, move, and organize our garden tools right out in...

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Glory Glory Morning Glories

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Do It Yourself, For Moms, Fun for Kids, Garden, Summer Projects | 0 comments

Glory Glory Morning Glories

I certainly wouldn’t say that I have a green thumb, but over the last few years I have learned a lot about gardening through trial and error.  Flowers have always been scary to me, so I like to stick with things that I know I can manage.  Good old zinnias and sunflowers, and gladiolas  are fool proof and about the only thing I have had success with until… drum roll please… last summer. I was determined to cover my garden fence in climbing flowers, and glory glory…Morning glories were my answer.  I was able to grow the most beautiful morning glories, and they cover...

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