Free Stack of Bamboo Poles

Recycled Bamboo Chair Trellis

This recycled bamboo chair trellis is definitely an economical garden project. It’s the kind of idea that we look forward to receiving  from neighbors, friends and readers. It’s nice knowing that gardeners are reusing objects by restyling, redesigning, rethinking, and recycling! A couple of our friends found some old chairs on the side of the…

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Lemon Queen Sunflower

Raised Bed Sunflower Garden

A few weeks ago we posted a note about our Autumn Beauty Sunflowers that were blooming. As you may recall, we found three varieties of sunflower seeds on clearance for a quarter a piece.  We bought one pack each of Russian Mammoth Sunflowers, Lemon Queen Sunflowers and the Autumn Beauty Sunflowers. The seeds were planted…

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Autumn Beauty Sunflower

Autumn Beauty Sunflowers Are Blooming

Here at Gardening on a Dime, we have a few different sunflowers planted this year. One of the seeds we found on clearance a couple of months ago at one of the big box stores was Autumn Beauty Sunflower. Figuring that for a quarter a packet, we had nothing to lose. And since our whole…

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Dream Paver

DIY Garden Stepping Stones And Pavers

  This is the first of a series of posts about making your own garden stepping stones, pavers and hypertufa containers. We have dabbled in the past with using concrete mix, sand and colorants in our own homemade and recycled molds. This time, we are using molds from Mold Creations. Preparation is the key to…

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Lowe’s Build and Grow Workshop

Yesterday, two of the grand kids brought Trish her Mother’s Day present. It was a little wooden planter that they had made at a Lowe’s Build and Grow Workshop for kids. We have seen a couple of the projects before. One of their bird feeders made it’s way over here a few weeks ago. This Mother’s…

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