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Daylilies

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June 17th, 2019

~ Daylilies are the perfect perennial for the garden as they require very little care, will grow in hot, sunny locations with little water and seem to tolera...

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The Back Shade Garden

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June 10th, 2019

~ Is a garden ever complete? probably not, as when you sit back and observe you see something that might be changed. But for now we are saying the back sha...

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Cooking with Rhubarb

apple rhubarb crumble at craftygardener.ca

June 9th, 2019

~ Is rhubarb a vegetable or fruit? It is a perennial plant that is actually a vegetable but we tend to cook it with other fruits and treat it as a fruit. R...

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A Mosaic Flower Pot

making a flower pot mosaic at craftygardener.ca

June 4th, 2019

~ One of the Creative Crafting projects was to make a mosaic flower pot using broken china, tile adhesive, grout and of course a clay flower pot. The ...

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Equisetum Horse Tail

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June 2nd, 2019

~ Horse tail is a wild plant that grows in the damp, wild area of the garden. It is also known as snake grass, scouring rush, bottle brush or puzzle grass. ...

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Feathered Friends

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May 29th, 2019

Many varieties of birds are returning to the garden for spring and summer. The camera is always ready to snap photos. We are always thrilled to see the indi...

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The Yarn Crawl

South Eastern Ontario yarn crawl

May 26th, 2019

~ From April 1, 2019 to May 25, 2019 the South Eastern Yarn Crawl took place. Even though we were away most of April I joined in for the fun and experience...

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Rock Hunting

painting trillium rocks at craftygardener.ca

April 7th, 2019

~ Rock hunting goes on in many places in Canada. There is a fantastic group called Sooke to Sidney Rock Hunt on Vancouver Island in British Columbia which s...

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Mason Jar Solar Light

making a solar light jar at craftygardener.ca

March 29th, 2019

~ Look how easy it is to make a solar light jar. In my last project I used sea glass to make the light jar and this time I used flat sided marbles/gems a...

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Solar Light Jar

making a solar light jar at craftygardener.ca

March 24th, 2019

~ Look how easy it is to make a solar light jar to put around the deck railing and brighten up the evening. the solar light jar Materials small ma...

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A Hook Case

making a crochet hook case at craftygardener.ca

March 17th, 2019

~ Have you used the ergonomic crochet hooks? I’ve been updating my crochet hooks to these. The majority of them came from Michaels and were purchased...

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The Project Bag

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March 15th, 2019

~ I’m taking part in the Southeastern Ontario Yarn Crawl and one of the challenges was to create a project bag. I decided to create one based on ...

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Shell Danglers

February 24th, 2019

~ I love shells and have been collecting them for years. I do keep a container full so that I can look through them and dream I’m on the beach collect...

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Garden Jewelry

February 17th, 2019

~ Over the cold and stormy winter days when we stayed home I experimented with using some sculpy clay. You know the kind of day – you look out the ...

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Winter Lens Friends

February 13th, 2019

~ The feeders have been busy at the beginning of 2019. We have had a few snow storms, the most recent yesterday leaving 20 cm more of snow. We have had...

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