DIY: Painted Garden Stones

Spring is just around the corner! Time to get your gardening game on with these super cute and helpful painted garden stones from Etcetorize.

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Step One:
Gather materials-
-Stones (you can find these at Michael's or Dollar Tree)
Letters
-Stencils
-Black paint
-Brushes
-Hairdryer
or
-Vinyl (if you have a Cricut machine, bless your heart, then you can cut and print these words out using vinyl sticker paper)
or
-Black sharpie

Step Two:
Design your stones.

Painting on your letters:
-place your stencil on the stones
-paint over letters to spell out vegetable/plant
-dry with a hair dryer

Stickers:
-use stickers to spell out the words
-design your labels in your Cricut program and print out accordingly

Sharpie:
-Write/design your stones with the Sharpie
-Bake the stones at 360 degrees for about 10 minutes to set the ink

Step Three:
Place in your garden!

Fall Fresh Food Guide

Fall is the harvest season and let's keep it fresh! Check out these helpful tips, tricks and recipes to keep your fall food fresh.

What's In Season?

Fall Vegetables to Grow Now 
Produce Yum Guide

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Turnips

Garlic

Kale

Spinach

Asparagus

Brussel Sprouts

Collards

Green Beans

Sugar Snap Peas

Squash

Radishes

Peas

Tomatoes

Raspberries

Apples

Blueberries

Rhubarb

Pumpkins

Gardening

Keep an eye out at your local grocery store, produce hut or flea market for these fresh finds. Fresh food is good for you and your body and tastes pretty great too! Luckily, these fruits and veggies aren't only sweet for your body and budget, but are super easy to grow right in the comfort of your own backyard or in your kitchen!

Check out these fun guides for tips and tricks as to how to grow your own delights:

Step By Step Kitchen Garden 
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Top Ten Rules For Growing In Your Garden 
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Fall Vegetable Gardening Guide 
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Fall Container Gardening 
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Fun Fresh Recipes

107 Apple Recipes
50 Dishes You Can Make With Apples 
Apple Salads
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Southern Living's Best Pumpkin Recipes 
Best Pumpkin Recipes 
All Recipes' Pumpkin Recipes 
Irresistible Pumpkin Recipes 
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40 Garden Fresh Vegetable Recipes 

Fall Vegetable Recipes 

Fall Seasonal Cooking 

Enjoy!