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Giving the Gift of Fragrance

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Fragrant DIY Gifts - LivingHomegrown.com

Fragrant DIY Gifts - LivingHomegrown.com

Okay – we are down to the wire here with only a few days left before Christmas.

If you need a some last-minute gifts, here are a couple of simple ideas.

Now, when I say simple…that does not mean they are cheezy!

The following two gift ideas are easy to make and inexpensive, BUT they are also really nice and thoughtful gifts to receive.

And if you don’t end up using them as gifts, keep them and use them yourself.

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Productive Living Tips from Erica Strauss of NW Edible Life

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Learn how to live a more DIY and productive home - Interview with Erica Strauss of NW Edible Life and author of The Hands-On Home.

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts Ideas for Canners

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There are just 10 days left until Christmas. Do you still have people are your list to buy for???? Don’t panic! I pulled together some simple gift-giving ideas for you...

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DIY Sprouting Jar Tutorial for You and Your Chickens

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You have probably heard all the hype over sprouted grains lately. It is a simple process where you sprout things like wheat, lentils, beans, spelt, millet, alfalfa, etc. in...

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Recycle AND Create a Window Farm

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Two NYC artists, Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray created a vertical window garden out of recycled water bottles. All the plants are grown hydroponically and it demonstrates how to...

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The Building of a Potato Condo

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Have you tried your hand at growing potatoes in a “condo” yet? I first heard the term “potato condo” from Shibaguyz when they posted about it last year on...

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It’s All For The Birds

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    Wild birds love to make nests out of bits of fabric, wool, twigs, etc. Have you ever discovered a nest full of colorful bits of cloth or ribbon?...

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An Inexpensive Balcony Garden

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Another innovative garden display at the LA Garden Show this past week was a Balcony Garden by Paul Borden Landscape Design. It was a very compact edible garden made...

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Los Angeles Garden Show: Container Gardens

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Yesterday, I showed some photos of the edible wall I saw at the Los Angeles Garden Show. Here are a few more pictures… Several of the displays featured container...

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