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that is fantastic to read! I love how plants can band people together, and what a great experience for the kids to have!
Toggle Commented Jul 29, 2011 on Something to chew on at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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The itch has all but disappeared, and though my arm looks like I've wrapped it in alligator skin I made it through the roughest part of the poison ivy fest. We've been battling a few areas in our yard that... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
in case you don't check twitter often, here is Jena in 139 characters: you are a kind, fantastic woman, filled with talent, an unusually good eye for design, pace setter, & are all around awesome.
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Plants, sweets, coffee and crochet. It's the set up for a beautiful gardening blog called Belle fleur de lis. Lotte makes beautiful objects, takes beautiful photos, and blogs mostly from her lovely indoor garden. Reading her blog is cozy enough... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2011 at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
Some sites list them as needing lots of sun. In my experience I've put my succulents in a sunny room but not direct bright light and they've done ok.
Toggle Commented Aug 18, 2010 on Grow A Wall at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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Mist the soil/reindeer moss between the succulents. You want the soil to dry out between waterings and if you want to take it off the wall, that's totally up to you.
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2010 on Grow A Wall at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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Their hats are awesome--I'm the proud owner of one similar to the one on the left and my little Mabel has an infant sized cherry print. Too cute and so well made!
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Oh wow! I'm a little slow catching up these days, but never too late to show a whole buncha appreciation! Thank you so much for sharing my print!!
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2010 on Happy Weekend! at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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I'm so glad to share the recipes, if anyone tries the zucchini pasta let me know! I LOVE IT! And one day I'll get to try eating the flowers, too!
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"Exhaling into summer" I've been thinking a lot about that these days, and how we, as adults, need to enjoy summer vacation, too.
Toggle Commented Jul 7, 2010 on back in the habit at This Vintage Chica
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Shari--You're quite welcome, and thank you! I love reading your posts on The Stir.
Toggle Commented Jul 2, 2010 on Martha's Modern Garden at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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dang--the link didn't show up: http://www.flickr.com/groups/rawkgardens/
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2010 on Pretty for Under Twenty at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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Thanks everyone! If you do make one (or any of the other projects I talk about on here) I'd love to see them posted on flickr in the Punk Rawk Garden group!
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2010 on Pretty for Under Twenty at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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tea tree oil is great, but there seems to be conflicting advice on using it on animals. do you use it on your pets?
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2010 on Taking Comfort in Comfrey at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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thanks for the link, what a fun site!
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2010 on Taking Comfort in Comfrey at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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Jamie--I don't have much experience with compost tumblers, but some thoughts: put it somewhere you won't forget about it; keep an eye on the moisture--the plastic bins are a little trickier to keep with the right amount of water, too much and it'll stink something awful, too little and the compost process will be slooooow; put several shovels of dirt from close by into the bin to feed it some of the local soil organisms.
Toggle Commented Jun 1, 2010 on wild flowers at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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Yep--add me to the lazy asshole roster. Just recently I've started making pitchers of green tea to keep in the fridge here at work, then I sip on that throughout the day. Trader Joe's has a cranberry green tea that's soooo good cold, and no need to sweeten it up. It boosts my water intake and keeps me from drinking too much coffee. And at home I've been keeping carrots and hummus in the fridge for a healthy, addictive snack that's so much better than the Luna bars I used to get as a grab-n-go snack. I'd also like to second (third, fiftieth?) the farmers market suggestion. The food is so deliciously fresh you don't really want to over-cook it, just do a little something to enhance the flavor like a 5 minute saute instead of a full-on hour long meal making session.
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Claire-I've read arguments for and against pressure treated wood, and also about the trick to use plastic. I still wouldn't recommend it {my personal opinion} because the chemicals don't actually disappear, just seep into the ground and, subsequently, the groundwater while the plastic is off-gassing straight to the roots of your plants.
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dang--my sun is out, but it sure isn't telling me to do fun things like that. wanna trade suns?
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Should I need some last minute frost protection, I'm dreaming of rows and rows of fancy cloches to act as mini-greenhouses. Cloches are fairly easy to come by and certainly an easy way to add a bit of pretty (oooo,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
Make sure they have American wisteria and not the Japanese or Chinese varieties--those put up an uglier fight than ivy! Goats would be fun way to get rid of the ivy, though!
Toggle Commented Apr 9, 2010 on Girl vs. Vine at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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Hey! we have matching kitchen floors now! I loooove that bottom one with those wood school chairs. Good luck on your search!
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Hi Alison--I'm sorry, this contest was in February. There will be more, so keep your eyes peeled.
Toggle Commented Mar 30, 2010 on DIY Air Plant Chandelier at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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How wonderful, she's precious!
Toggle Commented Mar 25, 2010 on And just like that... at MommyCoddle
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That's an excellent point. Also the lower the feeder the easier it is for squirrels to jump up and get all the good stuff before the birds do.
Toggle Commented Mar 19, 2010 on Bump on a Log Bird Feeder at Miss Modish- Mojo Maker
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