Oct 122014
 
[Expired] Free Winter Gardening Kindle eBook

[Expired] Winter Gardening for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide to Planning, Planting & Growing Your Winter Flowers and Vegetables is free right now on Amazon.  I haven’t read it yet, but it seems like a timely subject so I figured I’d pass this deal along. It’s an Amazon Kindle ebook, but even if you don’t own a Kindle you [...]

Jul 152014
 
[Expired] Free Urban Gardening Kindle eBook

[Expired] Urban Gardening: The Urban Farmer Handbook – How to Grow Beautiful Fruits, Vegetables, and Plants in Any Space by Dane Alexander is free right now on Amazon.  It’s an Amazon Kindle ebook, but even if you don’t own a Kindle you can still enjoy it by downloading it to your computer (PC or Mac), iPhone, or iPad. The instructions [...]

Jul 102014
 
Crafty Thursday: Upcycle Jello Molds into Garden Planters

Here’s a great way to reuse jello molds- upcycle them into planters for your garden.  SecondChanceToDream gives a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it.  I like this idea, although I probably wouldn’t paint them- the original metallic color of the molds was beautiful, in a vintage-with-industrial-flair way (before and after photos are in the post). Crafty [...]

Sep 212012
 
Frugal Living Tips: Good Reads from Around the Web

I’m always looking for inspiration as I walk that fine line between balancing our budget and keeping our lives fun and interesting.  The internet is a treasure trove of frugal living tips, and I’ve rounded up five good frugal living articles that I came across this week.  Remember, living frugally isn’t about saving money for [...]

May 172012
 
Crafty Thursdays: Plant Labels for Your Garden

Here’s a completely unique (and adorable) way to label your garden plants. ArtsyVaVa gives step-by-step instructions for making these whimsical little plant labels.  It’s very simple and easy (other than using a wood burner for the letters- I’d probably use metallic black indelible marker instead). Crafty Thursdays are an ongoing feature of The Daily Citron.  [...]