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Tutorial: Beer Bottle Watering Globe for Houseplants and Container Gardens

Tutorial: Beer Bottle Watering Globe for Houseplants and Container Gardens | Red-Handled Scissors

Going on a weekend trip? Want to prevent wilting during hot summer weather? Keep thirsty plants happy with a quick and easy DIY beer bottle watering globe!

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5 Tips for Successful Fire Escape and Container Gardening

5 Tips for Successful Fire Escape and Container Gardening | Red-Handled Scissors

It’s planting season for fire escape gardens here in Brooklyn, and I spent a good portion of yesterday afternoon elbow-deep in dirt. Here’s a little tour of this year’s crop, plus my five must-do tips for growing a successful container garden, no matter where you live! Tip 1Select container-friendly plants that are right for your …

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Sunday Snapshot: Vegetable Planting Day

Sunday Snapshot: Vegetable Planting Day | Red-Handled Scissors

It’s officially planting day for the fire escape garden here at TZoM headquarters, and the tomatoes, peppers, and assorted herbs are all itching to join my already-blooming strawberries outside. But first, maybe an afternoon cocktail? What’s in your garden?

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Tutorial: Recycled Wine Bottle Planter

Tutorial: Recycled Wine Bottle Planter | Red-Handled Scissors

Make your own recycled wine bottle planter with my special Earth Day tutorial! Supplies: * Empty glass wine bottle, cleaned and dried * Thick rubber band that will fit snugly around the bottle * Wet/dry sandpaper, 1 sheet coarse grain and 1 sheet fine grain * Tealight candle * Paper towel * Wool felt, 10″ …

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