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Sugar Skull Pumpkin | No-Paint White Pumpkin DIY
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Sugar Skull Pumpkin | No-Paint White Pumpkin DIY

With a powerful meaning behind this Mexican tradition, the sugar skull designs of “Calavera” deserve special attention and respect. In admiration, we tried to embrace this beautiful idea with a fall craft. You can make a no-paint sugar skull pumpkin using a “Casper pumpkin” (white pumpkin) in your own nod to Day of the Dead…

Best Irrigation for Vacation Mode Watering: Keep Plants Watered While You’re Away
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Best Irrigation for Vacation Mode Watering: Keep Plants Watered While You’re Away

Nobody thinks twice about finding a pet sitter when it’s time to go on vacation if the pets can’t come along. So of course, finding a plant sitter is an option for watering your garden while on vacation, too, but it isn’t the only option for the best irrigation! Setting up a hose timer with…

Understanding Seedless Watermelon Seeds & Plants
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Understanding Seedless Watermelon Seeds & Plants

Ah, delicious, juicy watermelon—without seeds! I’ve always wondered where seedless watermelons come from and how you get seedless watermelon seeds in the first place. Turns out it’s a fairly complicated scientific process for the amateur gardener. Still, I’m super interested so I decided to dig into it a bit. So many questions come to mind…

Fabric Grow Bags – My Experience Growing a Garden in Felt Bags
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Fabric Grow Bags – My Experience Growing a Garden in Felt Bags

During the earliest days of the pandemic, I threw myself into seed starting to offset some stress. Since we have awful rocky clay soil here, I invested in a bunch of fabric grow bags. We found lots of different sizes to accommodate what we wanted to grow! After some research, I had mapped out how…