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Display Name: kitchen55
Member Since: 12/10/09

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Simply in ice water. Like you might use mint, but basil is a nice twist. I pinch off a big piece toss it into a mason jar full of ice water. uh... my plants need to grow faster so I can start using them more!

Summer Love: Top 6 Ways to Use Basil | Apartment Therapy The Kitchn
5/27/10 01:50 PM

Yes, yougrowgirl is an excellent resource for beginners. Re Nest also does a wonderful job with posts on gardening. I am an urban gardener, and I grow primarily vegetables and some flowers (in my front yard and back). I have found a tremendous amount of information on

That is a site specifically for garden blogs. You can search the garden blog community for what you’re looking for- there is so much information and inspiration. Happy Gardening!


(if you're interested, you can visit my urban garden at

Green Style: Plenty of Plants | Apartment Therapy Re-Nest
4/27/10 12:07 PM

I love this. I just put a branch up in the bathroom with my jewelry on it. Also, I needed extra clothes hanging space, so I brought a larger branch in and hung it from the ceiling. I posted in December about how I used a branch to display my grandmothers Christmas ornaments.

Recycled, and gorgeous! Great post!

Branches... In The Bedroom | Apartment Therapy Los Angeles
3/3/10 01:22 PM

It was amazing! worked for me with a little PB and soymilk. This is going into regular rotation in our kitchen!

How To Make Creamy Ice Cream with Just One Ingredient! | Apartment Therapy The Kitchn
2/4/10 02:04 PM

I have chickens (in city limits where they are not yet legal) and they love my mistakes. Do you know anyone with chickens, possibly even secret chickens :)

What Should I Do With My Cooking Flops? Good Questions | Apartment Therapy The Kitchn
2/4/10 11:51 AM

I like to use them to control my daughters art supplies. Crayons, paint brushes, and scissors all look neat in these little matching tins. I agree- they are way to pretty to recycle!

Thrifty Kitchen: 6 Ways to Reuse Oatmeal Tins! | Apartment Therapy The Kitchn
1/28/10 12:17 PM

I think shredded paper would be great in the garden- especially if you have some hard working worms (like the red wigglers) in your compost pile!

Using Shredded Paper In the Garden: Is It OK? | Apartment Therapy Re-Nest
1/20/10 06:16 PM

This year we are displaying our family heirloom ornaments on a pruned branch of our fig tree!

Photos at

Happy Decorating!

4 Bizarre Yet Wonderful Christmas Tree Alternatives Most Popular Posts | Apartment Therapy Re-Nest
12/11/09 12:07 AM