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« on: July 01, 2009 11:42:47 AM »

So it's a couple of weeks til Mother's day this year and I wanted to do something special and homemade for my mom. I had this idea to organize my seed in a "garden book" and never got around to it so I decided since she loves to garden, I'd make it for her. I didn't have time to make a book so I used an old binder, covered it in paper and painted it. I painted a tulip on the cover because that is my mom's favorite flower...

I organized the seeds into categories:
squash (This has it's own category because my mom loves squash more than anything else in her garden)
(I was going to have spices in the last category but ran out of time and money for seeds which really adds up btw)

This is the flower page...

And this is the back of the page where I made little pockets for the flower seed packets to go in...

Next are the veggies (I painted all these in art class)  Smiley

And of course, the SQUASH!  Grin

If I had more time, I would have made the inside brown just like the pages to get rid of the yucky white binder color. She loved it anyway and likes to show it off to company. She can't wait to taste that squash  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2017 01:38:30 PM »

I love this idea.

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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2017 01:53:49 PM »

Oh, that is very handy and thoughtful. I am afraid our seeds from last year are scattered in the bottom of a basket, yikes! And after we carefully collected and dried them too Sad. I'll have to plant them and see what grows to save seeds for next year. I have enough time to make a little seed book while we wait for that, lol!

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