Monthly Archives: November 2013

That’s a Wrap: Wow Your Loved Ones with These DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas

  You know how they say, “it’s what’s inside that really counts”? Normally I’d have to agree, but after taking a look at one of the Gardenista team’s latest projects I realized that sometimes there are exceptions. Just take the … Continue reading

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Paying Homage to the Defective Carrot

I have a friend who once found a delightful surprise when digging up carrots from her garden. She discovered that two carrots had essentially fused together in what looked like a gardening science experiment gone awry. Apparently, such mysterious carrot … Continue reading

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An Elementary School, With a Big Green Twist

I recently stumbled upon an article that highlighted the country’s best “magnet” elementary and high schools. What I discovered was an interesting, and really innovative approach to education that I wish I had access to growing up. “Magnet schools” are … Continue reading

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The Pencil Cactus is Everything You’ve Been Searching for in a Houseplant

Have you been searching for a new, somewhat low maintenance houseplant to add a touch of green to one of your rooms? Look no further than the Pencil Cactus. Also known as “Milkbush” or Euphorbia tirucalli, the Pencil Cactus is … Continue reading

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DIY Pretty Hanging Vases

Here’s an easy, DIY project that you can save for the next rainy day. You may even be able to find most of the materials in your home!  These hanging vases are so rustic and pretty looking, and are just … Continue reading

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