Pin of the day! Rethinking Cone Wreaths

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                  This great new idea reinvents the old pine cone door wreath into a beautiful alternative.  The snow flake design wired together is cheap and easy if you have a cone bearing conifer in your yard.  Or maybe you’ll find it along the road where cones are too often lost to being run over by cars!  Save the cones and get started today. For 1400 other cheap or free ideas for holiday decor visit the Small Budget Gardening Pinterest board and join the fun with 2200 other dedicated followers. http://pinterest.com/maureengilmer/small-budget-gardening/  

Garden Gifts and Decorating Ideas eBook

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Download this free, full color eBook for “green” budget holiday decorations created from your garden. You’ll also be inspired to create gifts that help you save big in the coming months. http://www.moplants.com/eBooks.php This year, prepare for the holidays outdoors in the garden or on hikes in the country. Avoid overspending by exchanging shopping trips for long walks where you’ll find sticks and seeds and cones to create everything you’ll need to decorate your home. Get the kids involved and teach them the value of what Mother Nature provides and the plants that the pioneers depended on for their own Spartan holidays.