Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Plan the Perfect Garden, Green Your Kitchen with Easy Projects, and More

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The Week in DIY: Plan the Perfect Garden, Green Your Kitchen with Easy Projects, and More

Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter.

Make Eating Green Easy with this Grocery List Organizer
Cut back on take-out, get your recommended dose of organic fruit and veggies, and save money on impulse buys by streamlining your shopping.

Use This Simple Dishtowel Fix to Green Your Kitchen
Keep cloth towels close at hand with this simple pattern–and use fewer paper towels as a result.

Make This Easy Calendar–and Keep it Forever
Give up paper calendars with this simple version made from old buttons, fabric scraps, and velcro.

Give Your Old Phone Book a Place on Your Desk–But Not for the Numbers
Fold, glue, and twist your old Yellow Pages into a do-it-yourself desk organizer to curb office clutter.

5 Reuses for: Milk Cartons
From bird feeders and seed starters to soup storage and sink caddies, give plastic milk jugs a new life before tossing them in the recycling.

5 Fantastic Paint Palette Alternatives for Crafty Kids
Keep craft supplies contained with these ideas for upcycled paint palettes, made from chocolate box trays, egg cartons, and more.

DIY Herbal Remedies for Cold and Flu
Fight winter illness with homemade herb teas, throat spray, steam inhalations, and other natural remedies.

Make a Flower Brooch From Your Old T-Shirts
Give plain tees and dresses an elegant update with a striking flower embellishment made from last summer’s old shirts.

10 Gardening Resolutions for the New Year
Give your homegrown vegetables a head start with these ten tips for a perfect plot, from step-by-step planning to advice for buying seeds.

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Winter Bird Feeding
Keep your feathered neighbors full through the coldest months of the year with these tips for foolproof feeders.

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