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Kemper Arts & Crafts for June

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Kemper Arts & Crafts for June
Here is the next group of art/craft demonstrations at the Kemper Center for Home Gardening in June. They are offered every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon for visitors (FREE admission Wednesday). Staff and volunteers have agreed to share their artistic talents. They will demonstrate their art/craft, answer questions and provide instructional handouts for visitors to try at home. Drop by anytime to watch our artists at work and get inspiration for yourself or for gifts. Check us out on our Faceboo...
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| Categories: | Tags: fountain, art, craft, fairy garden | View Count: (2281)
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If You Build It, They Will Come

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If You Build It, They Will Come
Many years ago when my girls were young we would go on frequent hikes through the many beautiful parks and nature sanctuaries that St. Louis has to offer.  They would collect a vast array of priceless finds from rocks, sticks and leaves to an extensive assortment of seed pods, bits of moss and an occasional cicada wing – which I wryly told them were fairy wings no longer in use.  At times the collection of precious ‘yard waste’ would become a little overwhelming. ...
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: children, fairy garden | View Count: (1688)
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How to Create a Fairy Garden

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How to Create a Fairy Garden
Spring of 2014 is on its way and the gardening urge is upon us.  However, “Mother Nature” is probably not as eager as we, and the weather may not yet be consistent enough for all of our tender plants to go outside. There is a type of gardening that will help to satisfy some of our gardening needs, though: why not try putting together a "fairy garden?" The term should not set you back; there are no fairies needed.  A “fairy garden” is just a miniature garden or l...
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: fairy garden, indoor plants | View Count: (6554)
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