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A Simple Dragonfly Rock Art Project For The Garden

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I made a large dragonfly rock art accent feature for my pollinator garden using graduating-sized round stones for the body and a piece of flagstone cut for the wings.

This rock art really adds some pop and visual interest to my landscape and honors my mother, a Texas Master Naturalist. (The dragonfly is the Texas chapter logo)

Dragonfly rock art made of round and flagstone rocks Master Naturalist logo. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Make Your Own Fertile Soil For Garden Beds

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It’s super easy & very cheap to build larger amounts of garden soil the lazy gardener way. I’m using a combination of natural methods, blending both Hügelkultur and lasagna sheet mulching methods for my raised beds.

The benefits are many including reduced costs to build beds, reduced effort to maintain beds and much increased soil fertility and drought resistance. Don’t worry, it’s EASY!

Make your own garden soil hugelkultur sheet mulching raised beds eco friendly #TexasHomesteader

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FREE Biodegradable Seed Pots – Repurposing Cardboard Tubes

by Texas Homesteader ~ 
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Zero-waste seed starting using repurposed cardboard. Just plant seeds in cardboard tubes and when you’re ready to plant the seedlings you can transfer them – cardboard tube & all – right in the garden! The cardboard will decompose and enrich the soil too.

Plant Seeds In Cardboard Tubes and you can drop seedlings - tube & all right in the garden! Cardboard will decompose and enrich the soil #TexasHomesteader

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