Monthly Archives: March 2016

Pansy.

COMMON NAME:  pansy GENUS:  Viola SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS, V. wittrockiana ‘Universal’ hybrids-heavy blooms; heat and cold tolerant. V. w. ‘Crystal Bowl’-clear colors without markings; small 2 1/2-inch blooms V. w. ‘Majestic Giants’-large plants with 4-inch blooms. FAMILY:  Violaceae BLOOMS:  early spring TYPE:  annual DESCRIPTION:  Unusual markings on the petals of pansy blossoms have earned the flowers the name “faces.” There are

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Natural Egg Dye.

Use vegetables and spices to create egg dyes that are natural and beautiful. An Ostara without dyed eggs wouldn’t be much fun at all. And why waste money on artificial egg dye, especially when you’ve already grown your own natural grass and made a basket from recycled containers? Natural egg dye is easy to make using berries, vegetables, and spices,

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Grow Your Own Grass for Natural Baskets.

Save some money on your Easter shopping this year by forgoing those cheap plastic baskets and that fake grass, which will just wind up decorating a landfill when the holiday is over. Dig through your closets and storage spaces for creative, recycled alternatives to plastic, and instead of buying grass, learn how to grow your own! It takes only a

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