How to Decorate a Fresh Christmas Wreath
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How to Decorate a Fresh Christmas Wreath

Step-by-step process on how to decorate a fresh Christmas wreath with foraged greenery, berries, and dried fruit. Also includes how to create a wreath base using willow Fresh Christmas wreaths are a great way to use natural materials to create beautiful handmade holiday decorations. They’re an alternative to plastic or expensive fresh wreaths and are…

Relics of Ancient Gardening and Roman Cooking at the British Museum
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Relics of Ancient Gardening and Roman Cooking at the British Museum

A visit to the British Museum to learn about gardening and cooking artifacts from the first to fourth-century Roman-Britain Aside from gardening and making, one of my favorite topics is ancient history. Not the glimmering gold of ancient Egypt, or the art of the classical world, but the lives of ordinary people, our ancestors. Being…

Grow a Cut Flower Garden for Homegrown Bouquets
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Grow a Cut Flower Garden for Homegrown Bouquets

Tips on how to grow a cut flower garden from gardener and florist Helena Willcocks. Includes how to layout your garden, amending soil, and flowers to choose for scented and long-lasting bouquets I absolutely love growing flowers, arranging them, and just being on my plot surrounded by them. Everyone needs flowers in their life. That’s…

How to make a Christmas Table Decoration using a Colander
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How to make a Christmas Table Decoration using a Colander

How to use a colander, foraged greenery, & extra decorations to make a Christmas Table Decoration. A thrifty & clever project for a handmade Christmas. Full DIY video at the end. About a week ago I was washing the dishes and noticed how the colander was sitting on the side. Upside down, it lay flat…