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Bags of Warmth

October 13th, 2019

~  Cool weather is here, in fact we have already had our first frost plus a few more. This kind of weather just makes you want to get cozy with a s...

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Good, Bad and Ugly

monarch butterfly caterpillar at craftygardener.ca

October 9th, 2019

~ Caterpillar refers to the larval stage of a moth or butterfly or Lepidoptera.  The word is Latin in origin and means hairy cat.  During the year ...

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Friendship Tea Card

making a friendship tea card at craftygardener.ca

October 6th, 2019

~ Crafty is being craf-tea. Don’t let the world of computers and the internet take away the pleasure of receiving a hand written note or card. Don&#...

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Friendship Tea

stitch a mug of tea at craftygardener.ca

September 28th, 2019

~ Crafty is being craf-tea. It’s time to think of little gifts, ones that tuck inside a greeting card. After all it isn’t that far to Christmas...

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The Ecology Garden

craftygardener.ca visits the Cobourg Ecology Garden

September 14th, 2019

~ One morning we headed out to Cobourg, to pick up a special order at our favourite British store, to walk the beach and hopefully find some lake glass, and ...

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Butterfly Rocks

decoupaged butterfly rocks at craftygardener.ca

September 11th, 2019

~ It is the time of year when the butterflies are beginning their long migration south. We recently visited the Cobourg Ecology Garden, (Coboug Ontario) and...

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A Flower Frog

how to make a flower frog at craftygardener.ca

August 29th, 2019

~ Do you use a flower frog? Or are you saying what on earth is a flower frog? table arrangement on the deck Flower frogs are usually glass, ceramic or...

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Is it deja vu?  It just might be.  

Constant updating to ensure all posts are in the new format means that sometimes posts get amalgamated together, sometimes they get deleted, and sometimes I come across one that is quite old but still relevant so it is being updating with new photos and info and reposted again.