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9 Tips For Improving Your Garden’s Soil Quality

Better soil means better growth and a better, healthier garden, and here are some great tips on how to achieve it. 1) Improve Your Soil’s Drainage I’m really starting with the easy stuff, aren’t I? Don’t despair! Checking and improving the drainage of your soil is probably a lot easier than you think it would be. Testing …

9 Tips For Improving Your Garden’s Soil Quality

Better soil means better growth and a better, healthier garden, and here are some great tips on how to achieve it. 1) Improve Your Soil’s Drainage I’m really starting with the easy stuff, aren’t I? Don’t despair! Checking and improving the drainage of your soil is probably a lot easier than you think it would be. Testing …

Garage Mushrooms

Anyone with a garden knows how great it is to grow your own, as there’s nothing like the freshness of picking vegetables and a few minutes later cooking with them. Well, you can do that with mushrooms too. Fresh mushrooms are a great source of protein and add flavor and texture to any dish. I’ve always enjoyed …

A Charming 1920’s Kitchen Renovation

Renovating a kitchen can be overwhelming to do alone. See how Elsie and Emma of A Beautiful Mess utilized The Home Depot’s in-store Kitchen Design Services to tackle a 1920’s kitchen renovation. Renovating a kitchen can be super overwhelming. We were so excited to work with The Home Depot on this 1920’s bungalow and restore some charm to …

The Pros And Cons Of Upside Down Tomatoes

I know you’ve seen them even if only on late night infomercials – those green Topsy Turvy upside-down tomato planters. Some people think they look rather odd, but the fact is there are a number of reasons to grow tomatoes upside down. And while upside-down tomato planters have been a popular space-saving solution for at least a …

7 Tips For Keeping Your Garden Pond Healthy

A pond in the backyard can make for hours of fun for kids and adults alike. Like all water elements, ponds are relaxing and lovely,reflecting sky and nearby plants. They can also attract frogs and beneficial insects, like dragonflies, that lay their eggs in water. Maintaining a healthy pond isn’t as complex as it may sound.Here are …

5 Tips to Create the Perfect Kid’s Desk Homework Station

Let us help you put together an organized kids’ desk homework station or arts & crafts area. If you make it fun…they will come! Complete your space using our IKEA kid’s desk hack  and print some colorful inspirational wall decor and also find creative ways to organize kids’ school and artwork. Hi Friends! This is Kristin from Postbox Designs …

Wild Muscadine Grapes: The Rich American History Of Muscadine Grapes

France can have its Cabernet and Petit Verdot, but here in the U.S.A. we have our own grapes, wild muscadine grapes. Muscadine grape history is rich in this region. Native to the Southeastern United States, wild muscadine grapes (Vitus rotundifolia) have been utilized for over 400 years, first by Native Americans and then by emigrating settlers. While …