Ways To Reuse Old Items For Your Container Garden

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Container Garden Ideas As you create your container garden, think of the items that you might be able to reuse. They can be found around your house, or found at yard sales or via freecycling. What ideas do you have for reusing items in your gardening efforts? One of the more interesting ways to garden is to grow items in containers. You might be surprised at the types of plants you can grow in a container garden.

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7 Simple Ways to Go Green in 2013

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Look for a consignment shop in town, visit Freecycle web site, or check the Classifieds before you go to the store to buy new. Six Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Grocery Bags 7 Ways to Go Green for Under $7.00 While many of us want to live more sustainably, it can be difficult to make the switch suddenly. Most of us do better with gradual changes. It might take longer to become as green as you want to be, but you are more likely to see permanent changes.

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Canning CAN Be Cheap!

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You might even luck out and find one listed on Freecycle or in your local paper’s classified ad section. That is because you should never reuse canning lids. A few months back I wrote here about canning tomatoes. Tomatoes are, I think, one of the easiest items to can and a great starter project for anyone who is curious about trying a canning project on their own.