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Make a beautiful twig wreath - quick, easy and free

How to make a beautiful Christmas twig wreath from tree trimmings

A Christmas twig wreath is easy, quick and stylish. And it’s free, if you use your garden trimmings. Winter is a good time to prune many trees, shrubs and climbers….

December 11th, 2016

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Garden Christmas decorations

Christmas garden decorations – how to be festive and wildlife-friendly

Christmas garden decorations. Do you love them, or do you worry about light pollution? Decorating your garden at Christmas is a trend that has crept over from the US. When…

December 4th, 2016

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Easy garden party ideas

Easy garden party ideas and inspiration

These are my best garden party ideas, collected over years of giving and going to garden parties. Start with coloured tablecloths and glasses. Arrange seasonal garden flowers in jam jars,…

August 7th, 2016

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What your festive door wreath says about you…

A festive door wreath is now a major style decision. Should you have a Christmas wreath that’s artistic, traditional, Nordic, minimalist or creative? Lights? Fruit? Chillies? Biscuits? Make or buy?…

December 13th, 2015

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Colorful fall decorations from the garden and park

How to create simple & stylish autumn decorations from the garden

Autumn decorations are vibrant, welcoming and easy to create. Find them for free in your own garden. Top 10 autumn decorating plants from the garden Squashes, gourds and pumpkins –…

October 24th, 2015

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