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Flash in the Pan I haven't purchased garlic since 1996. That's because I grow enough to eat a bulb of garlic every day, year-round. While most of my garden adventures are hobby-level attempts at self-sufficiency, my garlic crop is for real. Garlic is an overwintering crop, planted in fall and harvested mid-summer. So if you want to have a crop next year, it's time to think about planting.

The Magic and Mystery of Secret Passageways Narnia Wardrobe Playroom Children love exploring new places, and every little crevice they can fit inside is a special window to another world. Their powerful imaginations fill them with joy as they play pretend. When I was little, I would crawl into the back of my dad’s van and imagine myself as a stowaway on a pirate ship. Fans of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardobe or The Secret Garden surely remember the pleasures of discovering hidden places.

s TMV: The Magic Number Car Buying Articles Republished: 04/18/2013 (Original Date: 05/20/2009) - by Philip Reed, Senior Consumer Advice Editor Car Buying Learning Center's True Market Value (TMV®) pricing is a powerful tool that helps shoppers get a good deal on a new or used car. Based on actual sales data, TMV is a guide to what other people in your area paid for the same car. Knowing the TMV price helps buyers negotiate the price of a new car as well as the value of their trade-in vehicle. Awesome Fire Pit Swing Set What’s better than sitting around a campfire in the summer evenings? A beautiful summer evening with a backyard fire pit is the perfect gathering spot for family and friends. How does it look this place ? 20 Inventive Ways to Upcycle Shipping Pallets by Ian Rebello repurposing, diy By Inthralld on Aug 19, 2012 Shipping pallets have become a bit more popular with the quest for sustainable elements and materials in one’s home. With the popularity of Green Design and creative prototypes floating around out there, there are some great d.i.y. opportunities for things that can be found locally– like pallets. We’ve rounded up 20 great inventive uses of the bland old wooden pallet and put them together for you to gain some inspiration from.

Organic Lawn Care For the Cheap and Lazy Lawn care in a nutshell: Must do: Set your mower as high as it will go (3 to 4 inches). Water only when your grass shows signs of drought stress and then water deeply (put a cup in your sprinkler zone and make sure it gets at least an inch of water). Optional: Fertilize with an organic fertilizer in the fall and spring. Free Interior Design Programs When planning a remodeling or decorating project, free interactive design programs can help you visualize your design. These easy to learn programs can help you pick out materials, choose colors, design floorplans and try out different ideas. Furniture Layout Programs Use one of these programs to design an entire room with your choice of furniture and decorative accessories. Arrange-A-Room You can find the Arrange-a-Room design program at Better Homes & Gardens®.

10 Ways to Enrich Your Life by Learning Something New “When I learn something new – and it happens every day – I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest.” – Bill Moyers We often get so entrenched in our daily routines that we forget to learn on a daily basis. Lifehacks, GTD, family, work, and social networking are all great ways to grow and enjoy life. They provide new experience and insight while offering endless opportunites for daily learning. Building a Celtic Roundhouse The walls of roundhouses were either dry stone filled in with clay and straw, or a ring of support poles weaved with wattling and plastered in daub, or a mixture of both stone and wattling as being built here (left). Wattle and daub is one of the oldest building techniques dating back to the Bronze Age and beyond. Wattling is a way to build walls by weaving long flexible sticks in and out of upright posts.

D.I.Y Tutorials from Free flyin’ feather D.I.Y Posted by on oktober 16, 2012 · Leave a Comment I’ve been experiencing somewhat of a writers block lately, meaning no posts on the blog for a while. However, I’ve been pinning daily doses of D.I.Y onto Pinterest and Facebook, so make sure to connect over there to stay tuned! Anyways, what better way to celebrate ridding the shackles of writers block than with some [...]

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