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C.L. Fornari is a speaker, writer, radio talk show host and gardening consultant
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Projects/Crafts

The temperatures in my area are supposed to remain below freezing all week, so it's time to make some ice mobiles.   https://youtu.be/jFrqcqL_a_Q   Here's how it's done:  [caption id="attachment_20419" align="aligncenter" width="680"] Gather some metal cups or bowls and fill them with about an inch of water.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_20418" align="aligncenter" width="680"]...

I decided to revisit the instructions I wrote a few years ago for creating a lighthouse garden ornament using a galvanized chicken feeder.  You can make one for the garden or as table decorations for a special event. [caption id="attachment_19003" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Here is one version of...

[caption id="attachment_18954" align="aligncenter" width="660"] If you've got cane-growing shrubs that need pruning such as forsythia or red-twig dogwood, you've got the makings for twig hearts.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_18961" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Cut out 1/3 of the stems from your shrub, selecting the largest, oldest ones and cutting near...

Yesterday I "fallified" my front porch. I used several types of pumpkins and some ornamental cabbages and kale. Let's start with how the porch looked on Sept 24. [caption id="attachment_18441" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Here is how my containers looked at the end of September. The Mojave Tangerine...