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DIY How To Make Natural Wax Candles

DIY How To Make Natural Wax Candles | Sacred Habitats

Candles are wonderful additions to any space. As fall and winter bring chilly, shorter daylight lengths, to our days the tiny flickering flame adds a natural cozy ambience to a any room, or a comforting feeling of warmth while you snip herbal tea while reading a good book. Candles can be used as a way […] Read more…

Autumn Crafts: Butternut Squash Vase

Autumn Crafts: Butternut Squash Vase for Dining Table Centerpiece | Sacred Habitats

(photo by Jason Kisner, Copyright 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks) Here is an easy and super-cute idea for your autumn dinner table from HGTV. What I love most about autumn is that there are so many beautiful and colorful fruits and vegetables you can use to make vases and even serving dishes. So festive! What You Will […] Read more…

Span the seasons with trees, shrubs and grasses that offer color and texture in abundance

Great Garden Combo: A Fall Landscape Scene That Lasts | Sacred Habitats

Wonderful article written by Karen Chapman on Great Garden Combo: A Fall Landscape Scene That Lasts. Karen beautifully covers the steps and details necessary for anyone to create beautiful garden vignettes. She also has a new book titled Fine Foliage with Christina Salwitz. The layout of the book is beautiful. Though the book offers a […] Read more…

Bees: an Introduction to Native Bees in the Landscape

Bee Basics: an Intro to Our Native Bees | Sacred Habitats

Most people do not realize that there were no honey bees in America before the European settlers brought hives from Europe. Native pollinators, especially bees other than honey bees, have been pollinating the continent’s flowering plants since long before the arrival of honey bees. Even in today’s vastly altered landscapes, our native bees continue to […] Read more…

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