Nettles are those stinging plants that you usually throw away - not even on the compost (don't want to touch those again!) but in the garbage. Before you throw them out again - and Nettles should be doing very well in untended corners this summer - have a look at this website, which lists 16 uses for nettles, that are sensible and do not require that you totally revamp your lifestyle to implement them. What's nice about this article, is that each use is well explained and easy to implement. Click the image below (a healthy green nettle) to read all about it:
This oven is simple to make - just be prepared to get really dirty! - like making mud pies. A must for any garden with a spare area and great when your oven is temporarily playing up:
I just have to share this with you - this is a brilliant use of rubbish to create some really useful and money-saving also. Thanks to instructables.com. where full instructions are given and you can also download a pdf so you can have it on your mobile as you work. A solar heater that's so simple, even I could make it.
Today I am presenting you with 2 videos showing the creation of flowers from plastic bottles. Why 2? Each uses a different method and makes a totally different style of flower, allowing for greater choice and more creativity. Enjoy, and don't throw those plastic bottles out:
Delicate and country looking:
Hibiscus Flowers - Bold and Beautiful - These flowers come in colors other than red - light pink, a slightly darker pink, white, yellow and orange - so you can really go to town with them.
Bring the garden into your living room with a fresh looking terrarium table. Easy instructions - watch the short video and follow the link below for a much more detailed explanation of supplies and construction:
For more details at Instructibles follow this link
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