• Garden Junk

    Feels like Fall at Cherrie’s Joca Farm

    by  • November 8, 2014 • Garden Junk, Garden Tours! •  Comments

    Cherrie Carine

    Exploring Cherrie’s garden in Fall and Winter A walk around Cherrie Carine’s garden, framed by handcrafted stone walls and weathered wooden buildings,  promises to interest and inspire antique and garden lovers.  Cherrie takes us  on a  ‘Garden Tour’  during which you’ll hear the story of her garden at the edge of the woods. Cherrie...

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    Recommended book: Handmade Garden Projects

    by  • October 11, 2014 • Garden Junk •  Comments

    Handmade Garden Projects by Lorrene Edwards Forkner

    Handmade garden projects is what we do here at Flea Market Gardening, so I was glad to discover this book, Handmade Garden Projects, written by Lorene Edwards Forkner and published by Timber Press. A Flea Market Gardening Book Review: Take the example in the book, Handmade Garden Projects and you’ll find that with a few...

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    Grow a Flea Market party garden

    by  • September 16, 2014 • Garden Junk, Garden Junk fun! •  Comments

    Flea Market party garden

    Gardens Built for Parties… For a truly standout garden party, a little thought about decoration and atmosphere goes a long way!   Barb Brashier and her husband Art planned a garden meant for parties. Loads of  creative ideas to easily host a fun and funky outdoor event using all your Flea Market finds. First,..color!...

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    Glossy garden art using bowling balls

    by  • September 13, 2014 • Garden Art ideas, Garden bowling balls, Garden Junk •  Comments

    Four examples by Pat Brown show how versatile they can be!

    In the Garden: Making Gazing Balls… Discarded bowling balls don’t look the same to us anymore.  All we see is their potential,…what color you like and how they’ll look with different textured materials glued on. Once created, these garden gazing balls are brilliant! Pennies, crushed glass, buttons and glass gems can all be used,...

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    Make a chandelier-style wind chime

    by  • August 21, 2014 • Garden Junk •  Comments

    Garden chandelier

    Colored crystals make a sparkling garden wind chime Flea market finds and unusual silver goblets combined with beads make an amazing garden chime to hang in a tree or from a pergola. Shea Ricci from near Rochester, New York, created this wind chime chandelier from odds and ends she found, including a set of...

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    Bogdan’s unique garden art

    by  • July 9, 2014 • Garden Junk •  Comments

    Bogdan's garden art

    Take a look at an amazing imagination at work Bogdan Dabrowski‎ may have a full time career, but he’s an artist at heart, making garden creations from recycled objects in his workshop. Look carefully. You’ll never believe some of the things he transforms into art! Making use of scrap metal, hardware pieces and wood...

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    Carlene’s good garden clutter

    by  • June 29, 2014 • Garden Junk, Garden Tours! •  Comments

    Carlene's organized clutter

    Carlene collects clutter! Good clutter… The way Carlene Blair arranges this clutter is her talent and also the name of the  blog story, Organized Clutter, of her garden and home creations.   Junk gardening is one of the topics on her blog along with interior decorating, crafting and treasure hunting, all of our favorite things! Many...

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