Did you know that bags of tea can be used for more than just making drinks? You can also use them in you DIY beauty products! Teas contain a lot of beneficial plants, so they make great homemade beauty product additives. I recently made a sugar scrub using tea that leaves my skin feeling and looking refreshed, and I just had to share it with you! Here is how I made this DIY Passion Tea Sugar ... Read More about DIY Passion Tea Sugar Scrub
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A delicious cup of herbal tea can be used to soothe all sorts of everyday ailments like sleeplessness, nausea and digestive issues. Herbal tea also makes a good alternative to regular tea and coffee, especially if you want to reduce your caffeine intake. While buying premade tea mixes or even dried herbs can be pricey, growing your own herbal tea garden is a more budget friendly (and natural) ... Read More about How To Grow Your Own Herbal Tea Garden
I know what everything is in my vegetable garden. But if I send someone else in there they would have no idea if there weren't some plant markers! Especially things that look similar like cilantro, parsley, and carrot tops! I know my husband would come back with a fistful of carrot tops thinking he'd cut some parsley! So I decided I need to make a few more plant markers. I've collected 11 ... Read More about 11 Creative Plant Marker Ideas
A backyard garden used to be the staple of any frugal household, but over the years people have started to look at gardening as more of an expense than a necessity. The truth is, backyard gardening is still an excellent way to save money and supplement your family’s food budget. So, Is Growing Your Own Backyard Garden Worth It? We say yes! Take a look below and see how the benefits far outweigh ... Read More about Is Growing Your Own Backyard Garden Worth It?
Figuring out what you're going to grow, where and how much space to put in between vegetables can be a daunting task even for experienced gardeners. Every year I draw out my garden plan on a sheet of graph paper. This year I'm trying something new to help me plan my vegetable garden - online garden planners! Creating A Garden Plan As I discussed in Gardening 101- The Basic of Planning Your ... Read More about Online Vegetable Garden Planners-Design Your Garden Easily
Mint is one of the easiest plants to grow, and packs some of the biggest benefits. For example, this sweet smelling herb freshens breath and acts as a deterrent for mice. It can also be used fresh from the garden in many different recipes and DIYs. I've collected 14 Things to Make Using Fresh Mint, because I have so much of it growing in a container! I have to find a way to use it all! If you ... Read More about 14 Things To Make Using Fresh Mint