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Upcycled File Cabinet Planters

I have a teeny tiny yard and was desperate for a thrifty gardening solution.

5 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs in Your Own Backyard | One of the reasons I love herbs so much is because of their ability to take care of every d...

5 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs In Your Own Backyard

5 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs in Your Own Backyard Calendula, Comfrey, Chamomile, Stinging Nettle and Peppermint

Done in 5 minutes - Easy way to have herbs in the kitchen! Line the bottom of a mason jar with glass beads or marbles, then layer in potting mix, and then add the plant, and top with more glass beads. The photo shows Alyssum and Rosemary - and while Alyssum may seem like an odd choice for an "herb garden" it would be pretty in a kitchen, and does well with irregular watering - always important!

Done in 5 minutes - Easy way to have herbs in the kitchen! Line the bottom of a mason jar with glass beads or marbles, then layer in potting mix, & then add the plant, & top with more glass beads. The photo shows Alyssum & Rosemary.

How to Make a Garden Fountain (or Super Size it and make a dry well to get rid of all this standing water)

How to Build a Fountain

How to Make a Garden Fountain----besides the new pond that will be in my Houmas Plantation Garden, I've got a spot I'd like to do this as well.

Plastikote chalkboard paint on pots

Flower pots with chalk board paint. Cute idea to get rid of excess chalk board paint ~~ Brilliant! I was going to plant indoor herbs, that will work very nicely, have lots of leftover chalkboard paint ;

Homestead Handbook | Gardening Details For You To Create Raised Garden Beds and Grow Your Own Vegetables For Survival by Pioneer Settler http://pioneersettler.com/homestead-handbook-grow-all-the-food-you-need-in-your-backyard/

How To Grow All The Food You Need In Your Backyard

Repurpose! Nail polish and light bulbs

Original suggestion is "nail polish + recycled lightbulbs for garden art." I think they'd make cute Christmas ornaments, and there has to be better paint and glazes than nail polish, with its tiny brushes.

25 Upcycled Projects for Kids - really fab list of great activities and projects using recycled materials!

25 Upcycled Projects for Kids

Wir ernten was wir säen. Utopia zeigt kreative Wege, wie man eigenes Gemüse auf dem Balkon, dem Fensterbrett und sogar im Keller anbauen kann.

Eigenes Gemüse – auch ohne Garten!

Pallet Herb Garden Idea -- I like the idea of using chalkboard paint so you can identify everything! NOTE: the chalkboard is EVERYTHING

Immune-Boosting Lemon Balm Tincture - Health and Wellness - Mother Earth Living

Immune-Boosting Lemon Balm Tincture - Health and Wellness

Take advantage of lemon balm’s healing properties with this immune-boosting tincture.data-pin-do=

Line a basket with a black trash bag, fill with potting soil, cut drainage holes in the trash bag (tip basket, insert knife, poke holes), plant -Note basket will rot out from water in about a year.  Putting the basket on blocks (see picture)  to let air flow underneath keeps it drier.

NUTRITION-Healing herbs Growing your own medicine - this lady gives tons of info on medicinal herbs! Which ones, what they're good for, how to grow and how to prepare them - what a score

We never imagined doing all this with plain old PVC pipes!

You might want to grab some PVC pipe when you see these borderline brilliant ways to use it in your home!

s 15 ridiculously cool uses for leftover pvc pipe, crafts, repurposing upcycling, Fill a Leftover Tube with Flowers

how to dry and create cool projects with hydrangeas, chalkboard paint, crafts, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths, I came across this secret tip by accident I couldn t figure out why my cut hydrangeas looked awesome AFTER they ran out of water until I saw this post

The secret to drying hydrangeas... with no wrinkled petals in sight!

How to dry Hydrangeas. We get lots of questions on how to dry flowers. Here's a good article about drying hydrangeas.

This planter was made from an old filing cabinet, with drawers removed, laid on it's side and spray painted!

Great reuse of a metal file cabinet with the drawers removed, painted and made into a planter.

Get Your Tomatoes off to a Perfect Start

Get Your Tomatoes off to a Perfect Start

Tomato tips Enjoy your best crop of tomatoes yet with these 10 tips to get your tomato plants off to a strong start.

Indoor terrarium succulent gardens. If there is no hole, some absorbent matter should be put into the bottom with the pebbles/rocks.

Succulent Gardens for Small Spaces

Find out how to make small succulent gardens that look amazing and take only a few minutes! Easy, affordable, delightful to look at and hardly any maintenance needed.

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