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from RE-CYCLE to UP-SCALE Useful Garden Art

A few weeks ago I stopped at a garage sale and picked up this metal barrier.  I was told that it was used as a barrier around a public sign at a park.  At the time I wasn’t sure how … Continue reading

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Up-cycled Mailbox garden storage

Great Garden Storage, where you need it…   wp.me/p2kNeQ-84

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RE-PURPOSED LIGHT FIXTURES MAKE GREAT MINI-GREENHOUSES

I love to find a great deal. I love to re-purpose something someone might just add to a landfill. I love to see my plant treasures thriving in my garden Sometimes you just need a ‘mini-greenhouse’ to get some tender plants … Continue reading

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The Newest Re-Cycle Treasure – Bat House

I found this great bat house for $6.00 at a garage sale. It was never used. It was purchased at a bat conservation fundraiser for about $70.00. It had been hanging out in a damp garage for a few years. … Continue reading

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ART IN THE CHICKEN COOP

ART IN THE CHICKEN COOP

Why not art in the chicken coop. It can be an important part of your landscape. Why not make it attractive by adding some artistic touches. Stained glass window – reused, recycled, up-cycled… from garage sale to the chicken coop! We’ve used this with other blue accents in this part of the garden.

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Useful, Fun Garden Art

This is a fun easy project. We put it into the kitchen garden. I keep a pair of garden gloves, a trowel, some scissors for cutting herbs and a few other odds and ends. I found the mailbox at a … Continue reading

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Bird Cage as Garden Art adds Interest & Protects Plants

Here’s a great idea to keep the bunnies, deer & elk from dining on your favorite plants. Find an old birdcage, of any kind,  the more interesting the better. Paint it if you want.  ( a can or two of … Continue reading

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Garden Art from bowling balls

I love an opportunity to make something ‘throw away’ into something that can be not only usable but interesting and attractive.  (I found these at garage sales for $3.00 – $5.00) The rich color of this red bowling ball adds … Continue reading

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