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September Recap: The 15 Most Popular Posts

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You don't want to miss these highlights from the Craftsy blog! See which posts readers loved most in September, discover fun freebies and more!

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What You Need to Know When Bringing Outdoor Plants Inside

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

If your houseplants spent the summer outside, now is the time to start bringing them in. But if you do it too suddenly, the shock could cause your plants to wilt, get yellowing leaves, or even worse, die. Prepare them for the transition properly with these helpful tips.

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5 Ways to Utterly Fail at Gardening Your First Year

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in Gardening |

There are several major mistakes almost every gardener makes at one time or another. Only experience and time can take you from beginner to expert gardener, but these beginner gardening tips can help, too. Let's go over five common garden fails most beginners make their first year.

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Fresh Fall Produce: Autumn’s Seasonal Vegetables & Fruits

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Food & Cooking, Gardening |

Just when we’ve had my fill of summer heat, long days and a free-form schedule with the kids around looking to you for what they should do with their day, autumn shows up and brings with it cool evenings, a jewel-toned palette and pumpkin everything! Make the most of the season's bounty! Check out this guide on the best of autumn's seasonal vegetables and fruits, plus plenty of recipes to inspire you to start cooking.

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Armchair Garden Tour: A Visit to an Organic French Farm

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Gardening |

I recently spent a month on an organic farm in the Brittany region of France. It's a small family farm that isn't commercial at all but supports the family and workers that live there. About 70% of what they eat comes from the farm: meat and vegetables. Want a tour? Join along! You might just discover some unique garden design ideas to incorporate into your own space!

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How Planting Garlic in the Fall Yields a Bountiful Summer Harvest

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

The great thing about growing garlic is, well, everything! It gets planted in the fall, after most of the harvest is done and garden chores are boiling down. This saves you time and stress in the Spring, when planting overtakes your everyday life.

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