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May 29th, 2013 - Spring Decor with Flair

Aluminum Can Flowers:

Recycling your aluminum cans is even more exciting when making aluminum can flowers! For a whimsical and fun activity, take an aluminum can and punch a hole at the top of the can with a scissors. (Choose an inexpensive pair of scissors as cutting will dull the blades.) Cut around the top of the can until it is removed. Be sure the jagged edge has been trimmed smoothly. Create any type "petal" using fun designs. After cutting your petals, bend down to create the illusion of a flower. Spray paint with any color. Have fun with these flowers and stack the different varieties you've created on top of one another. Stacking the variety of flowers together will add a fun dimension as well as layered color. Attach to a painted canvas for a unique piece of art inside your home or nail the flowers to the fence for an outside piece of art! Place a votive candle in the center of the flower for a fun twist!

Supplies:

-aluminum cans
-spray paint/ acrylic paint
-glue gun/ hot glue sticks
-scissors

Recycling your aluminum cans is even more exciting when making aluminum can flowers! For a whimsical and fun activity, take an aluminum can and punch a hole at the top of the can with a scissors. (Choose an inexpensive pair of scissors as cutting will dull the blades.) Cut around the top of the can until it is removed. Be sure the jagged edge has been trimmed smoothly. Create any type "petal" using fun designs. After cutting your petals, bend down to create the illusion of a flower. Spray paint with any color. Have fun with these flowers and stack the different varieties you've created on top of one another. Stacking the variety of flowers together will add a fun dimension as well as layered color. Attach to a painted canvas for a unique piece of art inside your home or nail the flowers to the fence for an outside piece of art! Place a votive candle in the center of the flower for a fun twist!

Supplies:

-aluminum cans
-spray paint/ acrylic paint
-glue gun/ hot glue sticks
-scissors

Recycling your aluminum cans is even more exciting when making aluminum can flowers! For a whimsical and fun activity, take an aluminum can and punch a hole at the top of the can with a scissors. (Choose an inexpensive pair of scissors as cutting will dull the blades.) Cut around the top of the can until it is removed. Be sure the jagged edge has been trimmed smoothly. Create any type "petal" using fun designs. After cutting your petals, bend down to create the illusion of a flower. Spray paint with any color. Have fun with these flowers and stack the different varieties you've created on top of one another. Stacking the variety of flowers together will add a fun dimension as well as layered color. Attach to a painted canvas for a unique piece of art inside your home or nail the flowers to the fence for an outside piece of art! Place a votive candle in the center of the flower for a fun twist!

Supplies:

-aluminum cans
-spray paint/ acrylic paint
-glue gun/ hot glue sticks
-scissors



Painted Can Planters:

When cooking with larger vegetable or soup cans or even coffee cans, be sure to save the cans! Remove the labels and clean the inside of the cans. Wipe them dry, and they are ready to paint! Using spray paint, acrylic paint, or both, simply paint any type of desired design around the can. These recycled colorful cans may now be used as planters or as a vase filled with fun flowers for your next gathering! You may also tie them around a post in your garden for a fun display!

Supplies:

-empty vegetable, soup, or coffee cans
-spray paint/ acrylic paint 

Little Rock Garden Council Spring Tour

Coming up this weekend is the 2013 Spring Garden Tour sponsored by the Greater Little Rock Council of Garden Clubs.

This year is called "Urban Delights": Practical gardening in the city.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 days of the tour. Days are Saturday June 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday June 2 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


May 15th, 2013 - Shady Fancing and Day Lilies - watch now

April 24th, 2013 - Arkansas Symphony Designer House - watch now

April 17th, 2013 - Spring facelift for your garden - watch now

April 10th, 2013 - Plants that LOVE heat - watch now

April 3rd, 2013 - Flowering Trees - watch now

March 27th, 2013 - Garden Accessories - watch now

March 20th, 2013 - Basic Winter Chores - watch now

March 15th, 2013 - Getting Ready For Spring - watch now

March 6th, 2013 - Easter Decorating - watch now

February 27th, 2013 - Easy Indoor Plants - watch now

February 20th, 2013 - Winter Chores - watch now

February 13th, 2013 - Valentine's Tips and PANIC ATTACK! watch now

February 6th, 2013 - Hardy winter plants and Valentine's Gifts - watch now

January 23rd, 2013 - Growing from Seeds - watch now

January 9th, 2013 - Easy Propagation - watch now

December 19th, 2012 - Ornaments by Nature - watch now

December 12th, 2012 - Easy Gift Ideas - watch the video

December 5th, 2012 - Chris hosts a look at Holiday Tour of Homes - check it out

November 21st, 2012 - It's all about the details when it comes to Christmas - watch the segment

November 14th, 2012 - Mom's Outdoor Oasis revealed - watch the segment

November 7th, 2012 - Planting bulbs - watch now

October 24th, 2012 - Winterizing your lawn - watch now

October 17th, 2012 - LIVE footage from the Olsen Home - watch now

October 10th, 2012 - Hardy Evergreens and Winter Containers - watch now

October 3rd, 2012 - The Perfect Pumpkin and Miniature Gardens - watch now

September 26th, 2012 - Pumpkin Terrariums and Haunting Potion Bottles - watch now

September 19th, 2012 - Spooky Pumpkins with Chris Olsen - watch now

September 12th, 2012 - Autumn Brunch and Potted Pumpkins - watch now

September 5th, 2012 - Indoor Topiaries and Fall Wreaths - watch now

August 29th, 2012 - Stepping Stones and Pickled Squash - watch now

August 15th, 2012 - Poached Apples are great - watch now

July 25th, 2012 - Memory Jars and Perennial Care - watch now

July 18th, 2012 - Orange Iced Tea & Stressed Plants - watch now

July 11th, 2012 - Butterflies! - watch now

July 4th, 2012 - Zesty Corn Salad - watch now

June 27th, 2012 - Decorating for July 4th - watch now

June 6th, 2012 - Wild Animal Containers - watch now

May 23rd, 2012 - Fruit Smores are a healthy snack - watch now

May 16th, 2012 - Sweet Smelling Shrubs and Growing Citrus in the South - watch now

May 9th, 2012 - Mother's Day ideas - watch now

May 2nd, 2012 - Summer Color - watch now

April 25th, 2012 - Terrariums and Glowing Containers - watch now

April 18th, 2012 - Beet and Apple Green Salad and Deer Proofing - watch now

April 11th, 2012 - Make potted containers hot and Pots with a twist - watch now

April 4th, 2012 - Easter table and Heat tolerant plants - watch now

March 28th, 2012 - Easter Nest and Yard Art Bunny - check it out

March 21st, 2012 - Made in the shade

March 14th, 2012 - Get Ready for Spring

March 7th, 2012 - Spring Flower Delights! Watch the videos!

February 22nd, 2012 - Using PH to alter plant colors - watch now

February 17th, 2012 - Planting Winter Vegetables and Spring and Summer Color - watch now

February 1st, 2012 - Great Valentines segment - watch now

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