Upcycled Jam Jar Lid Flowers

Upcycled Jam Jar Lids

As an amateur preserve maker, I seem to have a lot of these jam jar lids kicking around.  I hate throwing things away so I kept hold of them hoping that one day inspiration would find me and give me an idea of what to do with them.  Well inspiration struck and I decided to make these cute up cycled jam jar lid flowers to decorate a boring piece of fence in our garden.

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Get in Your Garden! Week #6

I’ve always assumed that it’s good for my children to spend time outside and in the garden, and I have encouraged them to participate as much as possible. I believe that it’s important for them to embrace nature and see how plants grow, and how they can give us food.  Turns out there’s some science behind it proving what I have assumed all along.

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Get in Your Garden! Week #5

Propogation

Welcome to week 5 of my Get in Your Garden! Guest post series. I love my garden, and over the last 4 years I have learnt a lot about gardening and about growing your own plants from seeds.  However one thing I have yet to try is propagation.  It’s a subject that has always seemed a little bit daunting to me, but this year I may just dabble in it a little!

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Get in Your Garden! Week #4

Get In Your Garden

Welcome to week 4 of my Get in Your Garden! Guest post series. The weather has been glorious the last few days and it’s a great time to get the kids away from the TV, laptop or whatever electronic device that has their attention , and get them out into the garden.  If you need more inspiration why you and the rest of the family should spend more time outside then read on………

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