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Fresh from the Garden Tabouli

This tabouli tastes like a garden in a bowl. Very fresh and bursting with flavor. Enjoy it chilled or at room temperature. Perfect for a summer lunch, picnic or potluck. Its delightfully refreshing! …

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Pops of Primary Color: Red Accents

From candy apple to brick, and every shade in between, a touch of red adds an unparalleled touch to interior design. Here are a few ways, large and small, to incorporate flashes of crimson into your h…

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3 DIY Projects That Keep Your Stuff Out Of The Recycling Bin

When I stumble across an ingeniously designed product that screams out DIY PROJECT, I am inspired to make it myself. I particularly like items that are useful, rather than solely decorative - simple t…

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Make Your Yard a Certified Wildlife Habitat

I did a post last spring on native and drought tolerant plants for California landscaping, and then came across this little tidbit: The National Wildlife Federation has a program, "that helps members …

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Tablescapes: Tea in the Garden with Jane Cumberbatch

Weve admired the work of Jane Cumberbatch for years. The former decorating editor, journalist, and style director has been showing us how to pare down and scale back with her Pure Style philosophy lo…

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6 Fun Projects for the Spring Garden

The first day of spring is just a couple of weeks away, can you believe it? The temperatures here in Atlanta are already above freezing, and it's starting to feel like time to do some planting! No…

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The Joy of Family Gardening

I learned about flowers from my mother. Her goal was to get the flowers planted before the Indy 500 was over, in late May, and up until her last few years she was out there every season, pursuing her …

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Art From The Woods: Mushroom Etchings and Moss Graffiti

With the combination of the cool weather of autumn, and the dwindling harvest, you may be ready to put your garden to bed. But, this is the perfect time to take a walk in the woods and explore the fol…

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Baby Bunnies! (3 cute videos)

This is for you bunny lovers. First you will see a very tiny bunny that just wants to sleep, then a little older one that just wants to eat, and finally one brought in from the wild that wants to …

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5 Fall Plants To Plant and 5 Projects To Make

Every garden has a rhythm that is dictated by seasonal shifts. As summer transitions into fall, and before the big "F" (frost), it's a good idea to fill in the "holes" in your garden design with some …

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