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How to Make an Awesome Herb Garden in 10 Minutes

How to Make an Awesome Herb Garden in 10 Minutes

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Container gardening is a quick and easy way to experiment with your green thumb. I love my bright, colorful flowers as a decorative element.  I also think container gardens can be functional.  An Herb Garden is a great fit. Once I had my supplies, it took less than 10 minutes to put my Herb Garden together.

Pick Your Container

Just about any type of container will work as long as it drains well. Be creative with your container choice so that it fits with your style. Terra-cotta pots are a popular choice because have a natural wicking ability. Anything will work well if it has enough holes and it drains well.

Choose the right size container.  A container that is too small will cause your plants to get root bound. A container that is too big will cause the plants to spend all their time on root production. Start with the right size container and remember as the plants grow, you wIll be using the herbs. If the herbs start to outgrow the container, you can create additional Herb Gardens with the growth or transplant the Herbs to a larger container. Continue reading How to Make an Awesome Herb Garden in 10 Minutes

4 Simple Steps to Save Time through Better Organization

4 Simple Steps to Save Time through Better Organization

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One of the things that I hear most often is how life would be simpler with a little more time in the day.  Well, I can’t extend the day any longer than the 24 hours it already is. I can give you some thoughts about making the most of the time in that day to give the feeling of having more time.

Get yourself on a schedule or into a routine

If you enjoy watching the news or relaxing with a cup of coffee in the morning, work that into your schedule. This will set the tone for your entire day.

If mornings are busy in your home, start by looking at some of the things you may be able to move to the night before.  One time saver may be to prepare lunches the night before or pick out your clothes the night before.  This will give you a sense of order and help reduce the feeling of having too much to do in the morning. Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Save Time through Better Organization