Posts filed under ‘Garden Crafts’

Container Class at Kilbourn Park 4/25 10:00 AM $10.00

Celebrate by Coming to a Class at Kilbourn Park on Container Gardening on Saturday, April 25th from 10-noon.

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How to make an urn water featire DIY

How to make a compact water feature.

Continue Reading February 24, 2014 at 10:08 AM Leave a comment

Cute uses for Ball Jars.

Check out some really cute ideas for decorating and using Ball jars:

Continue Reading October 30, 2012 at 10:15 AM Leave a comment

Free download-able pumpkin carving stencils available.

Carve a pretty harvest-theme motif into your Halloween pumpkins this year using our free stencils featuring leaves, pinecones, owls,

Continue Reading October 22, 2012 at 10:06 AM Leave a comment

How to make a gourd birdhouse

Any large Hard Shell Gourd can be made into a birdhouse, as long as it is about 6 inches in diameter. Be sure that the gourds have fully cured: you can tell they are ready when the shells are hard, the gourds are very ligh

Continue Reading June 7, 2012 at 4:08 AM Leave a comment

A Simple Garden Banch to make DIY

One of the easiest ways to make a good garden even better is to set a comfortable bench in a secluded corner. Just having a place to sit transforms an ordinary patch of flowers into a quiet contemplative refuge. So when I was looking for a simple bench, I remembered hearing about a…

Continue Reading March 19, 2012 at 10:02 AM Leave a comment

What a cute idea for your old Crocs!

Look at Garage Sales for old Crocs~!

Continue Reading December 30, 2011 at 10:09 AM Leave a comment

Lurie Garden Body Scrub

Lurie Garden Body Scrub
1 cup sweet almond, grapeseed, or sunflower oil
2 cups Epson, sea, or kosher salt or sugar for a gentler scrub
4-8 drops essenital oil
1. Place salt or sugar in a bowl.
2. Slowly add oil and mix with salt until desired consistency is reached.
3. Add 4-8 drops of essential oil to give scent to the scrub. Popular oils are
lemon, rosemary, and peppermint.
4. Gently rub scrub on skin once a week prior to bathing. Do not use on
sensitive areas like your face.
*The oil could make your bath or shower slippery- please use caution.
Variations
*You can use grated lemon rind or ginger root (processed until fine in a
food processor) to scent the scrub instead of using essential oils.
*You can adjust ratio of salt or sugar to oil to adjust the consistency of the
scrub to your personal preference.
*Sweet almond oil can be found at natural food stores such as Whole
Foods.

December 29, 2011 at 10:05 AM Leave a comment

Lurie Garden Honey Lip Balm

Place almond oil and beeswax in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1
minute or until mixture melts.

Continue Reading December 28, 2011 at 11:19 AM Leave a comment

Decorating with Colorful Gourds and Pumpkins

Get ready for fall with our fresh ideas for decorating with gourds and pumpkins. Use them to add autumn elegance to your home — inside and out.

Continue Reading September 29, 2011 at 10:06 AM Leave a comment

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