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  • Wine bottle French Potager Garden

    Recycle an Iron Arbor

    **This arbor story is a recycled post from 2010. I recently had a reader ask me to post it again — here it is my friends — RECYCLE, REUSE, REPOST!** My…

  • Swallowtail Butterfly on Echinacea

    Top 10 Drought Tolerant Perennials

    Want to save money by watering less and have a garden that needs very little attention? Try planting a drought tolerant or native perennial garden this season. Below I have listed…

  • Plastic Infographic

    Tips on How To Reduce Plastic

    This plastic infographic (below) on putting down the plastic really hit home for me. I’ve been struggling for years to try to reduce plastic exposure in my family’s lives and find…

  • Shawna Coronado in drone video of her garden.
    Garden Life

    A Drone View of My Garden

    Many of you wonderful peeps have asked to see my garden in video form. This year I met up with an astounding drone videographer who worked with me to film the…

  • Raised Garden Bed From Recycled materials finished

    Building Sustainable Raised Garden Beds

    Garden tables are an exciting new idea we are seeing more and more of on the garden market. They lift the garden up off the ground which can be beneficial to…

  • Giant halloween spider made from recycled materials

    Giant Halloween Spider Decoration

    Green Tip: Reuse whatever you can from home to make crafts for the holiday season instead of spending money – like building a giant halloween spider decoration! (***This post was originally…

  • Fall Tree Photo Shawna Coronado

    How To Make Leaf Mold Compost

    Fall is coming on and most of us will be closing up our gardens soon. Now is the time to discuss leaf mold compost, which is truly THE BEST all natural…

  • Refrigerator Recycling Art

    Recycle Your Refrigerator and Earn Money

    Annually, over 9 million refrigerators and freezers are thrown in landfills around the world. 9 M-I-L-L-I-O-N. That, my friends, is an astonishing pile up of mostly pre-1995 refrigerators that use chemicals…