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Happy Easter Everybunny!

Posted by Kathryn Newman on Apr 20th 2019

Happy Easter Everybunny!
Such fun to decorate for the holidays.  Strong colors can be difficult to work with.  They often dominate a scene an make other colors bland in comparison.  I like to balance a bold color with white pieces.  Pure white can be just as strong as the hottest pink or deepest blue.  Gardeners are lucky in that the deep greens and bright chartreuse colors of foliage plants will naturally tame and blend louder colors nearby.  Repeating the subject bold color and adding oth
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Easter Basket Garden

Posted by Kathryn Newman on Apr 5th 2019

Easter Basket Garden
Colorful and inexpensive Easter baskets make great containers for miniature gardens.  Plastic baskets work well, as do wicker baskets.  Be careful when watering, as some dyes used for coloring the wicker can run when wet.  To make the garden, simply line the basket with a piece of plastic (I use a single layer from a black garbage bag) and fill with potting soil.  Next lay out your plants and pieces to find an arrangement you like.  Then plant the plants and water gently
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