Crafts from the Fall Garden
How to Preserve Fruits and Vegetables
How to preserve fruits and vegetables by drying, canning, pickling and making jams and jellies. Keep the freshness of the harvest by preserving your own garden vegetables at home. There’s a method safe and easy enough for everyone, as well as tips for success and recipe suggestions.
Bird Houses - Making Gourd Bird Houses
Turn birdhouse gourds into gourd birdhouses.
Evergreen Sachets from the Garden
Evergreen sachets are a quick holiday craft that lets you bring the essence of the winter garden into your home. Get an instant whiff of the holidays and a reminder of outdoors with a gift from your garden.
Fall Decorations from the Garden
The raw materials for great fall crafts and decorations are all around you, in the fall garden. Here are some ideas to get you and your imagination started.
Stepping Stones - Make Your Own Garden Stepping Stones
Family Crafts Guide, Sherri Osborn, offers some great ideas for personalizing your garden with home made stepping stones. These cement stepping stones can be molded into any form and decorated to complement any garden. You can even get the kids involved.
How to Dry Ornamental Gourds
Ornamental gourds are everywhere in the fall. To keep them looking great and to prepare them for making crafts, you will first need to cure, or dry ,them completely. Follow the easy steps outlined here.
Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Centerpieces from the Garden
Thanksgiving centerpieces can be elaborate creations or as simple as a basket full of colorful leaves and berries. Forage through your own yard and gardens for the making of a holiday display. What nature doesnât supply can be easily found in grocery stores and nurseries, like roses and carnations in shades of orange and gold, russet...
Pine Cone Air Freshener
A handful of handy ingredients and you have a seasonal decoration or a wonderful gift.
Build a potpourri blend of souvenirs from memorable moments: roses from Valentine’s Day, bay leaves from a centerpiece, smooth rocks from a beach holiday...
Bird Baths - How to Make a Clay Bird Bath
Anyone can make the birds feel more at home in their garden with Family Crafts Guide's easy instructions for constructing a bird feeder from a pot and saucer. All you need to add is the imagination.
Decoupaged Garden Seed Box
About.com's craft guide has a decorative way to keep track of all those seed packets. Makes a great gift, too.
How To Create An Herb Standard
Have you always admired those trained rosemary or bay standards, but didn’t want to pay the exorbitant price? About’s Guide to Herb Gardens can show you how to create your own.
Gifts for Gardeners - Gift Ideas for the Gardeners on Your List
p Finding gifts for gardeners should be easy. There's always a new tool or a gadget they'd like to try. Here are a grab bag of ideas to get you thinking. And if you'd like to add a suggestion of your own, just in case Santa is reading, add it to our a href="http://gardening.about.com/u/ua/giftideas/Gardener_Gift_Wish_List.htm" garden gifts...