Do You Garden? (Or Maybe You Have A Black Thumb?)


How To Choose Seeds For Your Garden & a free garden planning guide! | Sew.Knit.CreateDo you consider yourself a gardener? Perhaps you are a novice gardener and are itching to learn more. Or maybe you have years of experience that you want to share!

Maybe you have a thumb so black that you’ve killed a cactus!

Anyone can garden! Even those who have killed cacti take it from someone with that experience! The latest blogging series is all about gardening and is aimed at encouraging beginning gardeners. Yes, container gardeners count! If you want to become a better gardener you should join us for the Project Garden Challenge! There will be giveaways, gardening tips, daily challenges, link-up parties, and more! It’s something you don’t want to miss.

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Proactive Garden Planning Get It Right This Year

Last week we discussed the importance of knowing what garden plants you will start from seeds, direct sow, or purchase from a nursery. If you haven’ t started seeds yet you still can start them but we are drawing close to being able to direct sowing in the garden. Let’s get the ball rolling and find out what we…

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Free Gardening Journal

See how to get this free gardening journal at the end of this post! Spring Gardening Holds So Many Memories How many of you have planted a garden before? Gardening holds so many memories for me. My grandmother always had a HUGE garden! I remember working in them when I was a kid. I loved…

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How To Knit the Iconic Mr. Tumnus’s Red Scarf (Free Scarf Pattern)

Finding Knitting Inspiration From The Movies Do you ever get chills up your spine when you are watching a movie that has awesome knits in it? The Chronicles of Narnia have always been a favorite of mine and the recent movies showed a plethora of knitted items that tempted me to bust out my vintage needles…

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Yes, You Can Make These Easy DIY Retro Kitchen Curtains!

Bring your kitchen out of the winter doll-drums with these fruity retro kitchen curtains! {Portions of this blog post originally appeared in December of 2013} Change The Style Of A Room In Seconds Don’t you think that curtains are such a wonderful touch to a room decor? They are kind of like the final verdict…

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20 Things I Really Want To Do This Summer

A Turn In The Road I originally wrote this post about a month ago it was inspired by Chronically Vintage’s post on the 20 things that she really wants to do this spring and summer. It was a great list. Everything from camping to square dancing! It was filled with invigorating activities and making pleasant memories.…


Why You Need To Have An Indoor Herb Garden This Year

“It’s an apple-scented geranium replied Marilla. Oh, I don’t mean that sort of a name. I mean just a name you gave it yourself. . . . I like things to have handles even if they are only geraniums. It makes them seem more like people. How do you know but that it hurts a…

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Using #SKCgardenchallenge Can Win You An Amazing Giveaway!

Have you ever planted a garden? Even just a small salad garden in a container or maybe some herbs on a windowsill? Why not start one this year with the #SKCgardenchallenge and be entered to win an awesome garden giveaway! Not only will you learn new knowledge to improve your gardening skills you will also join…

Organic Gardening magazine review | Sew.Knit.Create

Is Organic Gardening The Only Proven Method for Problem Gardens?

You’ve heard about GMO’s right? What about all the use in pesticides in modern farming? There are a lot of pros to organic gardening. Doing things like utilizing flowers and other plants characteristics to deter pests is a great alternative to using pesticides! And it works! I used marigolds last year around my summer squash…

Essential Gardening Tools | Sew.Knit.Create

Dont Be That Guy! 9 Valuable Gardening Tools You Need To Make Gardening Easy

Have you ever started a gardening job only to find out that you didn’t have the right gardening tools to complete it? Maybe you got halfway through a project before realizing you were missing the right gardening tool. Crisis Scenario Picture this. It’s a Sunday and it is spring planting time. You’ve got a project list for…

This is a great vegetable gardening book review! | Sew.Knit.Create

Will You Love This Helpful Vegetable Gardening Book?

Thought VS Reality In Gardening The title of this book is what really caught my eye–The Kitchen Garden. I started thinking of that quintesential manicured english herb garden. Of course my first garden ended up a far cry from a manicured English garden! Think masses of green beans climbing all over sunflowers and 20 foot long indeterminate tomato…

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Using Your Free Garden Planner-Part 1

We will be working out of your FREE Garden Planner in this post. You can work through these steps within the post if you would like but you will maximize your effort if you sign up for the newsletter and get your FREE garden planner. Keep It Organized With The Free Garden Planner Last year as I was…

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A Phenomenal Gardening Book That Will Get Results This Year!

  I Found The Perfect Gardening Guide! There are many many gardening books out there but this one changed my life! Do you see it–the middle book there in the stack? Guide To Missouri Vegetable Gardening by James A. Fizzell. I’ve browsed through so many gardening books looking for the one. I’ve wasted so much time and money on my…

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