An old fork or spade makes an interesting DIY marker for a garden. Updating them with new colors or patterns to fit your style is also easy. You can paint or stain them differently to make them stand out in your garden. They are great as standalone decorations or props for photo shoots with friends…
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Little Tikes playhouses are so awesome – and also a little weird. A chicken coop inside a house? It’s almost like they knew we would all be obsessed with raising backyard chickens one day! If you have a Little Tikes playhouse at your home or somewhere nearby, transforming it into a chicken coop is the…
You’re probably now enjoying your harvest from the last summer harvest. It’s a great time to take a break as you await the next planting season.
As you wait for the growing season, this is the best time to do a soil test. What fertilizers are you going to buy? You can only tell this by doing a simple soil test.
Soil test results reveal the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium present in the soil. This then guides you on the right type of fertilizer and quantities to add to the soil. If you don’t have a soil test, a balanced formula like 13-13-13 fertilizer is a good choice for an initial fertilizer of the year.
When it is time to start getting into the mood for this time of the year, it’s important to think about what can be done with your kids. You will have a wonderful time putting together a fall-felt garland if that is the direction you choose to go in.
Here is a breakdown of what you are going to need to do if you want to start sewing with the kids.
Drawing The Leaves
This is a great place to start with the kids as you begin to put together a comprehensive fall-felt garland.
The goal here is to start drawing the leaves using a template. It is easy to find online fall leaf templates if that is what you want to do.