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I want to see your adventures in recycling. It can be anything made to be used for something else. Especially yard and garden ideas.

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Repurposed baby crib 3 Replies

A friend gave me this crib when I was pregnant. It was the kind that drops down in the front and is unsafe to use, it also was missing a lot of bolts & we couldn't even figure out how it goes…Continue

Tags: reduce, garden, repurpose, reuse, crib

Started by FATS Green Garden. Last reply by Aunt B, SW MO Z6b Jun 18.

Improve your bird feeders. 3 Replies

Why do they make bird feeders that rush the birds away?  My husband has helped me this winter to make the bird feeders better.  I don't get out and about as often as I would like to so I wanted to…Continue

Started by Dorothea Dankowski. Last reply by Heather Gill Oct 8, 2012.

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Comment by Carol Howard/ Louisiana on April 1, 2012 at 5:36am

Ali the butterfly is awesome

Ali the butterfly is awesome! you are very artistic..and your chair is great too...I use my old chairs to make benches.

Comment by Ali Kavadlo on March 31, 2012 at 10:22pm

Thanks so much for the kind words. The sign is made of old roofing slate (found in an empty yard) and it says, "Everything changed the day she discovered there was exactly enough time for the important things in life."

Comment by Glenda Truscott z8 on March 31, 2012 at 9:59pm

Ali, I agree with Jan and Cindy-just beautiful work.  You are an artist girl.

Comment by Jan Page on March 31, 2012 at 7:08pm

Ali, I think my message went bye bye!  So here I go again...You have a great big beautiful butterfly, I love it, it actually looks like allot of work, and the lacing of the wire probably took allot of time... What is the saying written on  above your chair arrangement?

Comment by Jan Page on March 31, 2012 at 7:01pm

Ali, what is the sign you have with the writing made of? I like using chairs in the garden, its so fun.  Also, your Butterfly looks like it took allot of work and time?

Comment by Jan Page on March 31, 2012 at 6:57pm

Ali, What is the saying written on...

Comment by Ali Kavadlo on March 31, 2012 at 9:05am

I "rescued" this old metal chair from the curbside trash in Jacksonville, FL and schlepped it back to NC to use as a planter in my garden. The flowers are made from plastic detergent bottles.

Comment by Ali Kavadlo on March 31, 2012 at 9:03am

Comment by Ali Kavadlo on March 31, 2012 at 8:59am

I made this butterfly from a salvaged chair leg, some aluminum wire aluminum screening and craft paint.


Comment by Ali Kavadlo on March 31, 2012 at 8:56am

 

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"I hear you, Lynda, regarding getting out in the garden whenever you can. Sorry to hear you are dealing with some health issues but it looks like you don't let that get in the way of creating beauty in your garden."
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"Charlotte, I do feel blessed that my husband shares my passion for gardening. Your harsh climate in Oklahoma does make it especially challenging for you, but I'm guessing it also makes gardening even more rewarding when your efforts pay off."
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"I think you'll really like it, Charlotte!"
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"It is a credit to you both...Have always been an avid gardener..Horticulturist also...health issues have put a damper on it though..but get out there whenever I can...  "
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"Yes Clare they are....The same has happened with the hydrangeas here as with the rhododendrons..I live in a temperate zone..close to the coast and the lake so do get some relief from the heat... "
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"Sun is their biggest requirement Clare.. "
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"Well, you are lucky that your husband enjoys gardening with you.  My husband keeps telling me that I'm never finished and he's right; I will continue to add beds because I enjoy lush landscapes.  Living in Oklahoma is tough…"
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