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Using Tires for Raised BedsOld tires have long been used for planting both vegetables and flowers. There is more recent controversy about using them to create raised beds for food, but they can safely be used for flowers. This is a page about using tires for raised beds.
What is This Plant? VelvetleafThe velvetleaf plant, a native of Eastern Europe, Asia, and north Africa, is a noxious annual that reproduces from seed. The plant can reach 3 - 8 feet and produces one yellow to yellow orange flower per solitary stalk. It outcompetes for resources with surrounding plants. This is a page about, "What is this plant?" Velvetleaf.
Paper Bag Flag Heart CraftYou can make this easy paper flag motif wall hanging as a stand alone piece or even incorporate it into a seasonal garland. This is a page about how to make a paper bag flag heart craft.
Watering Tomato PlantsTomato plants like evenly moist soil. Many gardeners have good success watering them by using plastic bottles, such as milk or soda, planted near the base of the plant and filled from the top. Watering deeply is good for the plant's root system. This is a page about watering tomato plants.
Rustic Framed Fabric Flag CraftUse torn strips of red, white, and blue fabric to make this rustic framed flag for the 4th or any time. Buttons serve as the stars. This is a page about making a rustic framed fabric flag craft.
4th of July Clay Pot Candle HoldersClay pots and saucers can be painted with patriotic colors and used as decorative candle holders for the 4th. This is a page about making 4th of July candle holders.
Pill Organizer for Beads and FindingsWeekly pill organizers, both the large and small sizes, are great for storing small beads and findings for your jewelry craft projects. This is a page about using a pill organizer for beads and findings.
Greeting Cards from MagazinesYou can make several nice universal greeting cards from magazines! I am not sure why I did not think about this sooner. I received this Better Homes & Gardens July 2018 magazine in the mail. After reading the magazine I skimmed through the pages and found themes for greeting cards I could make.
Child's Backpack TagReuse any old gift cards you may have (especially if it's a cute print or pattern) as a child's backpack tag or a luggage tag.
Cleaning a Microfiber Pillow?I have a body pillow from Walmart that I got a couple of months ago. It's 100% microfiber. I'm not sure how to clean it. My only worries are that it will either flatten or separate and bunch up and lose its shape. Any tips would be great.
Vaccination Schedule for Post Parvo Virus Puppy?When can my 12 week old German Shepherd puppy continue his vaccination schedule now that he has been recovered from the Parvo virus for one week?
Identifying a Biting Bug?What bugs, when you kill them, have blood come out of them?
Janome Sewing Machine Won't Sew in Reverse?My Janome sewing machine won't sew in reverse. It has perfect stitching forward. It is model 3015. Any suggestions?
Getting a Puppy After Losing One to Parvo?Three months ago I lost a puppy because of parvo. After that I cleaned my house using bleaching powder. I threw out everything used by that puppy. Now I'm going to get a Goldador puppy. He got his first vaccine 11 in one. Are there any chances of parvo affecting this puppy?
Algaecide and Shocking Left Pool Water Milky?I have a 16 ft. above ground pool and I had to put algaecide and shock in it about a week ago and it cleared the algae, but left a milky substance. I have bought a vacuum and other chemicals to clear it rounding about $200.00 on it already I am frustrated as nothing is working.