Grow, Gather & Give ::: 4 Natural Hostess Gifts

Grow, Gather & Give was actually one of the working titles while I was writing Crafting With Nature.  While some of the nature crafts in the book didn't particularly lend themselves to being given as gifts, some are absolutely perfect! Here are four gifts you can literally grow, gather and then give...

GROW Citrus - GIVE Pot Scents!

On Crafts Unleashed this week, I am sharing a last-minute fun idea for changing up the "pot scenter" neighbor gift:




Click the following photos or text for full tutorials of these GROW, GATHER and GIVE ideas!
The GROW text leads to a gardening article and the GIVE text leads to a craft tutorial for each!

GROW Mint - GIVE Craft Kits!



GROW Lemon Balm - GIVE SOAP!


GROW Succulents - GIVE a Wreath!

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For over 55 ideas of plants you can grow and gather (and sometimes give!), check out my new book!


Make your own coconut oil.
Gather your own sea salt.
Grow your own grapevines for wreaths.
Give gifts naturally grown and crafted from your backyard garden.

Each chapter focuses on a plant or groups of plants and how to grow them in your home garden.  Then, gather up those natural ingredients and get crafting! From lavender wreaths and hypertufa planters to lambsear angels and pickled tomatoes, there are projects for beginners on up!

Crafting with Nature is available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Books a MillionPOWELL's! (!!!!)  Booktopia (Australia!), IndieBoundAlibrisGlose.comThe Book Depository and Walmart.com.  Books are also rolling out to retailers and libraries, so check for them there. 
 If your library does NOT have it yet, this is why you should talk to your librarian!


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